The purpose of this position is to function in the scrub role in the intra-operative phase of the patient's surgical experience. Posted procedures are reviewed in advance to select needed supplies, instrumentation and equipment. Intra-operative care is goal-directed and patient --centered. The Surgical technologist functions as a surgical assistant under the direct supervision of the surgeon. As a member of Surgical Services, cleaning and restocking of the OR's is also expected.
High School Diploma / GED
Completion and Graduated from an Accredited Surgical Tech Program or has 10 plus years experience working in a surgical tech position in a hospital surgical setting.
Basic Computer Skills
Basic knowledge of instrumentation
Knowledge of basic OR procedures and techniques, medical terminology and sterile technique
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.