Job Description

Location: Wadley Regional Medical Center
Posted Date: 7/20/2022

We are currently seeking an experienced Surgical Tech for our Surgery Department in Texarkana Texas.

Offering Premium Pay, Customizable Contracts, Travel Reimbursement, Housing Allowance, Guaranteed Hours, and more!

Certified Surgical Technician

JOB SUMMARY:

Under supervision of the Circulating Nurse, the Surgical Technologist prepares for scheduled procedures and arranges sterile set up of instrument tables according to established protocol. They assist surgeons by passing instruments and supplies, holding retractors and anticipating surgeons’ needs during course of procedure. The surgical tech is also responsible for assisting with the processing of instrumentation, cleaning of the operating room/endoscopy suite and for proper storage placement of the equipment and supplies.


MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

Education, Training & Certification:

  • Must have at least 1 year of Surgical Tech Experience, certification strongly preferred.
  • Candidate has completed an appropriate schooling and training program for surgical technology.
  • BLS from American Heart Association is required.

    Skills:
  • Interpersonal skills necessary in order to interact with patients, surgeons and other patient care personnel, often during emergency or stressful situations.
  • Analytical skills necessary in order to organize and prepare the operating room according to standard methods and procedures.
  • Ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail for up to 80% of work time when performing technical tasks and anticipating surgeons’ needs.
  • Ability to stand for prolonged periods (more than 80% of work time) and to occasionally lift and position patients when preparing patients for operative procedures; and manual dexterity necessary to grasp and hold firmly retractors and delicate surgical instruments.

Steward Health Care is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. Steward Health Care does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression or any other non-job-related characteristic.

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