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Certified Surgical Tech- CST (PRN)

Certified Surgical Tech- CST (PRN)

Job ID 
2017-1320
Job Locations 
US-TX-Hurst
Category 
Healthcare & Medical
Type 
PRN

More information about this job

Overview

Physician Partners of America (PPOA) is an established and growing multidisciplinary integrated healthcare organization. We have multiple locations in both Texas and Florida with our corporate headquarters in Tampa, FL. 

We are looking for an experienced Certified Surgical Tech (CST) to join our Precinct Ambulatory Surgery Center team on an as-needed PRN basis in Hurst, TX. We are specifically looking for a Scrub Tech with Bariatric AND Spine experience as a must.

Responsibilities

  • Understands surgical procedures; able to properly execute scrub duties and anticipate surgeons' needs
  • Preps the operative suite for surgery by checking and assembling supplies
  • Maintains instruments and ensures in proper working order
  • Aware of surgical field and reports and breaks in sterile technique to attending surgeon and RN circulator
  • Follows safety protocols to ensure asepsis is preserved while handling instruments, sponges, sutures, drains, needles and dressings
  • Ensures instrument count is completed when indicated and prior to patient leaving the OR
  • Removes drapes at procedure conclusion and assists in transition of patient to PACU

Qualifications

  • High School graduate or equivalent
  • Graduate of approved Surgical Technologist School with certification preferred, or one (1) year of on the job experience
  • Must have Bariatric and Spine surgical case experience
  • Current BCLS Certification
  • Must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of patients served in the Center
  • Effective communicator-- appreciates and respects others’ needs, opinions, and concerns

Excellent benefits:

  • Attractive Compensation
  • Low employee Contribution for Medical, Dental and Vision Plans (for Employee and Dependents), Life, Short and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Paid Holidays, Paid Time Off, 401k plan

 

Physician Partners celebrates diversity and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We perform background checks and pre-employment drug screens.