Surgical Technician Orthopedics OR

Surgical Technician Orthopedics OR

01 Mar 2024
Texas, Houston, 77001 Houston USA

Surgical Technician Orthopedics OR

OverviewBaylor St. Luke’s Medical CenterBaylor St. Luke’s Medical Center is an internationally recognized leader in research and clinical excellence that has given rise to breakthroughs in cardiovascular care neuroscience oncology transplantation and more. Our team’s efforts have led to the creation of many research programs and initiatives to develop advanced treatments found nowhere else in the world. In our commitment to advancing standards in an ever-evolving healthcare environment our new McNair Campus is designed around the human experience—modeled on evidence-based practices for the safety of patients visitors staff and physicians. The 27.5-acre campus represents the future of healthcare through a transformative alliance focused on leading-edge patient care research and education. Our strong alliance with Texas Heart® Institute and Baylor College of Medicine allows us to bring our patients a powerful network of care unlike any other. Our collaboration is focused on increasing access to care through a growing network of leading specialists and revolutionizing healthcare to save lives and improve the health of the communities we serve.Position SummaryPossesses superior knowledge of the various surgical equipment and advanced surgical instrumentation in at least three or more specialties; Develops, organizes and Delivers continuing education topics as needed by the unit, serving as a liaison to Instrument Techs assigned to the section, and assures equipment is cleaned and maintained as required.ResponsibilitiesPosition Responsibilities:

Demonstrates superior knowledge and practice in the first scrub role

Understands supply costs and independently Works with team to assure that quality of care is maintained while cost containment is considered

Demonstrates superior knowledge of the varied surgical equipment and advanced surgical instrumentation. Assures appropriate equipment and supplies are available for each procedure

Assists in communication with Biomedical Services on the status of equipment needing repair or maintenance

Educates staff in the care of instrumentation and equipment

QualificationsMinimum Requirements:Education and Licensure:

High School Diploma/GED

Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) or Certified Surgical First Assistant (CST/CSFA) required as of September 1, 2010 or "grandfathered" employees or LVN

BCLS for some locations

Minimum Experience:

Two (2) years of experience

Able to work in at least 3 different specialty areas

Pay Range$27.77 - $40.27 /hourWe are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

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