POSITION SUMMARY: Responsible for ensuring that hospital employed surgical technologists have the training, knowledge, and skills to administer patient care of the highest quality. Responsible for providing both technical and didactic assistance to employed surgical scrub technologists that is aligned with hospital policy and best practice.
EDUCATION: Graduate of an accredited program for Surgical Scrub Tech
CERTIFICATION/LICENSES: Current Surgical Scrub Tech certification, and BLS required.
Specific knowledge of surgical procedures
Extensive communication skills, team building skills, surgical assisting and instrumentation skills
EXPERIENCE: Five (5) years Surgical Scrub Tech experience required, trauma experience preferred.
NATURE OF SUPERVISION:
-Responsible to: CSV surgical services
Bloodborne pathogen: C
Employee will be instructed in Universal Precautions and Right to Know. Employee will be expected to utilize all protective equipment available whenever there is a potential for exposure to infectious materials or hazardous chemicals. Cleaning, repair and replacement of this protective equipment will be furnished by the hospital. Utilizes available tools to prevent worker injuries.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Intermittent physical effort such as walking, standing, sitting and those activities involved with patient care. Occasional pushing, pulling, and lifting. Flexibility in scheduling required.
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.