Sup Surgical Technologist I Operating Room Outpatient Center LBJ Hospital
Harris Health System
Location: Houston, Texas
Type: Full Time
Internal Number: 167046
JOB SUMMARY The Surgical Technologist I (ST I) assists the surgical team in operative procedures utilizing proper aseptic technique. The ST I has current knowledge of equipment, suture, and procedures being performed. The ST I demonstrates personal and professional effectiveness.
This position is exclusively for individuals grandfathered under Texas Health and Safety Code Title 4, Subtitle B, Chapter 259.002(a)(3).
Please see Surgical Technologist II job description for hires after Sept. 1, 2009.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Education/Licensure/Specialized Training: Note: Surgical Technologists are required to hold and maintain certification as a Surgical Technologist by the Texas Health and Safety Code Title 4, Subtitle B, Chapter 259.002(a)(1) (see Surgical Technologist II job description)
Surgical Technologists employed to practice surgical technology in a health care facility before Sept. 1, 2009 are grandfathered under Texas Health and Safety Code Title 4, Subtitle B, Chapter 259.002(a)(3). They are not required to successfully complete an accredited educational program for surgical technologists and hold and maintain certification as a surgical technologist to be employed as a surgical technologist on or after Sept. 1, 2009.
Education:High School diploma or equivalent. See above
Licensure/Certification: Grandfathered see above note
Work Experience: Must be employed by Harris Health System prior to Sept. 1, 2009 to hold this title - see above.
Equipment Operated: Surgical equipment and instruments.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Communication Skills: Above Average Verbal (Heavy Public Contact)
OTHER SKILLS: Medical Terms
WORK SCHEDULE: Weekends, Holidays, Flexible
OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Computer and/or Key Entry Experience
The Harris Health System is a fully integrated healthcare system that cares for all residents of Harris County, Texas. We are the first accredited healthcare institution in Harris County to be designated by the National Committee for Quality Assurance as a Patient-Centered Medical Home, and are one of the largest systems in the country to achieve the quality standard. Our system includes 23 community health centers, five school-based clinics, a dental center and dialysis center, mobile health units, a rehabilitation and specialty hospital and two full-service hospitals.Ben Taub Hospital is a world renowned Level I Trauma Center with 586 licensed acute-care beds and provides a wide range of specialty care outpatient services. Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital is a 328 licensed bed acute-care hospital with a newly expanded Level III trauma center and a distinguished regional center for neonatal intensive care for high-risk deliveries.Harris Health is a teaching system for Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). We train the next generation of healthcare providers on the latest medical procedures and technological breakthroughs.With... our fully integrated electronic medical records system, we offer patients the convenience and assurance that their medical history is accurate, safe and available when and where it is needed. Our Medical Home designation ensures that we offer a full range of preventive, specialty and acute care services for the entire family.