Certified Surgical Tech (CST) - Surgery

Certified Surgical Tech (CST) - Surgery

Texas Health Resources | Rockwall, TX, 75087, US
Salary Range:$39,000 – $46,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 14 days ago

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Description

**Certified Surgical Tech (CST) -** **Surgery**

We're looking for a qualified CST like you to join our Texas Health family.

**Work location:** Texas Health Rockwall - 3150 Horizon Rd, Rockwall, TX 75032

**Work hours:** Full Time, 40 hours weekly, day schedule

**Position Highlights:**

Texas Health Hospital Rockwall is proud to serve the growing areas of Rockwall County, Kaufman County, Hunt County, eastern Dallas County, southern Collin County, and outlying areas. Our caregivers live in these tight knit communities too therefore we have a particular interest in providing the best care possible for you - our neighbors, friends, and family members.

**Here's What You Need:**

**Education**

High School Diploma or Equivalent (GED) and was employed to practice surgical technology in a health care facility before September 1, 2009 required or

Graduate of an accredited surgery technology program, Vocational Nurse Program or

Graduate/completion of a military training program in surgical technology upon hire

**Experience**

1 year current operating room experience preferred

**Licenses and Certifications**

CST - Certified Surgical Technologist graduate of an accredited surgical tech program upon hire required or

CST - Certified Surgical Technologist and was employed to practice surgical technology in a health care facility before September 1, 2009 upon hire required or

CST - Certified Surgical Technologist graduate/completion of a military training program in surgical technology 2 years required or

LVN - Licensed Vocational Nurse upon hire required and

BCLS - Basic Cardiac Life Support prior to providing independent patient care and maintained quarterly required

**A successful CST will have:**

A high degree of confidentiality, positive interpersonal skills, acceptable grooming practices and ability to function in a fast-paced, changing environment.

**What You Will Do:**

Intra-operatively displays skills and behavior conducive to desirable outcome.

Nursing Process: Assists in providing peri-operative care for a patient population that includes Infants, Pediatrics, Adults, and Geriatrics.

Preoperatively assists R.N. circulator in formulating plan of care.

Professional accountability: Assists as needed in coordinating patient care peri-operatively and assumes responsibility and accountability for behavior in order to maintain standards for professional nursing practice.

Post-operatively follows proper procedures for care of instruments, supplies and equipment. Under supervision, assists RN circulator with post-operative duties.

Infection Control: Assists in the delivering of nursing care in a manner that minimizes the risk of transfer of infection and accidental contamination.

Safety: Assists in delivering care in a manner which protects the patient from injury.

Continuous Improvement: Care is provided with an emphasis on continually improving quality, service and cost effectiveness.

Age Specific Care: Demonstrates competence in assisting with the performance of age appropriate patient care that is specific to the unique physiological and anatomic aspects of life from the very young to the older adult.

**Additional perks at Texas Health:**

+ Benefits include 401k, PTO, medical, dental, Paid Parental Leave, flex spending, tuition reimbursement, Student Loan Repayment Program as well as several other benefits.

+ Delivery of high quality of patient care through nursing education, nursing research and innovations in nursing practice.

+ Strong Unit Based Council (UBC).

+ A supportive, team environment with outstanding opportunities for growth.

+ Explore our Texas Health careers site for info like Benefits , Job Listings by Category , recent Awards we've won and more.

+ **_Do you still have questions or concerns?_** Feel free to email your questions to recruitment@texashealth.org .

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