Functions as primary scrub technologist for a variety of routine and complex procedures, while consistently demonstrating clinical skills with confidence and competence.
Along with other surgical team members, maintains the sterile field, applying aseptic technique principles to ensure a safe, aseptic and cost-effective environment to all patients that clearly spells quality and excellence.
Assists the RN in identifying needs relative to individual patient assessment and age-specific requirements from infants to geriatrics
Performs a variety of routine/complex procedures with confidence and competence
Utilizes equipment, instruments, supplies in accordance with standard operating procedures to facilitate expected outcome for patients
Participates in CQI by collecting and monitoring data for performance improvement to produce quality and excellent patient outcome
Provides good customer service by utilizing good communication skills and technical knowledge to ensure objectives are maintained
Maintains skills and knowledge through training and continuing education to provide expected standards of care
Acts as a resource and role model for new staff and students
Adheres to departmental policies and procedures while carrying out duties and responsibilities as identified
High school diploma or equivalent
Graduate of an accredited Surgical Technology program
Operating Room experience preferred
Holds a current certification with one of the following: The National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting, the National Center for Competency Testing or another surgical technologist certification program approved by the Texas Department of State Health Services
About UT Health - East Texas:
Our People. Our people truly are our greatest strength. They make a massive difference in the amazing care we provide every day. We work closely together to create a positive experience for our patients and each other.
Our Purpose. We will build on your experience and provide meaningful and purposeful career growth for your future. You will have the opportunity every day to make a difference in someone’s life and change the course of healthcare.
Our Place. Jacksonville, Texas is a small town with a huge heart where you will have the privilege of caring for your neighbors. Everybody is somebody here.
Representing the very best in healthcare, UT Health East Texas is comprised of 10 hospitals and more than 50 clinics across east Texas. With nearly 7,500 employees and over 1,000 licensed in-patient beds, UT Health East Texas provides healthcare services to thousands of patients annually through our hospitals, clinics, Level 1 trauma facility, air emergency fleet and EMS service in a metropolitan service area of a quarter-million people.
Our UT Health Jacksonville hospital is seeking an experienced Certified Scrub Tech. We are looking for your experience, knowledge and patient care skills in our Surgery department.
UT Health East Texas is an equal opportunity employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).