Function in the surgical technologist role in the Operating Room. The surgical technologist works under the direct supervision of the perioperative RN circulator and surgeon to facilitate the safe and effective conduct of invasive surgical procedures, ensuring that the operating room environment is safe, that equipment functions properly, and that the operative procedure is conducted under conditions that maximize patient safety. Surgical technologists possess the expertise in the theory and application and maintenance of sterile and aseptic technique and combine the knowledge of human anatomy, surgical procedures, and implementation tools and technologies to facilitate a physician's performance of invasive, therapeutic and diagnostic procedures. Supports the mission, vision and values of Trinity Mother Frances.
Current Certification in Surgical Technology or is eligible to obtain certification; or has military Surg. Tech training
Graduate from accredited school of Surgical Technology with Associate Degree in healthcare-related field or military Surg. Tech. training
Military Surg. Tech training, > 5 yrs experience, or 2 years of specialty scrub experience, or demonstrates ability to independently perform in complex procedures without assistance as confirmed by assessment checklist.
Skills Competency Assessment upon hire
Basic computer knowledge
Proficiency on departmental equipment
Excellent attendance; Team player; Possesses initative and motivation; Anticipatory; Excellent knowledge of clinical skills
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.