POSITION SUMMARY Under the general supervision of the OR Manager/Charge Nurse, the Surgical Technologist is responsible to the Director of Surgical Services for providing individualized patient care during the preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative periods by providing direct assistance to surgeons, nurses, anesthetist, and anesthesiologist. Duties include scrubbing for surgical procedures and other tasks. All tasks are performed in compliance with established policies and procedures. CORE COMPETENCIES Action oriented - Taking on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm. Collaborate- Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives. Customer focus- Building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions. Nimble learning- Actively learning through experimentation when tackling new problems, using both successes and failures as learning fodder. Demonstrates self-awareness- Using a combination of feedback and reflection to gain productive insight into personal strengths and weaknesses. Communicates effectively- Developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences. Decision quality- Making good and timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward
POSITION QUALIFICATIONS A. Education/Skills · High School Graduate preferred vs. GED recipient preferred · Current Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) vs. Documentation of graduation from a Surgical Technology school preferred B. Experience · 1 year surgical technology experience preferred C. Licenses, Registrations, or Certifications · Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) preferred
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.