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SURGICAL TECHNOLOGIST

Health Care | Houston, TX | Full Time

Job Description

SURGICAL TECHNOLOGIST

HOUSTON, TEXAS

A successful and established Texas based Workforce Solutions Company is accepting applications for Surgical Technologist(s) to provide technical assistance to the surgical team during surgery. The position impacts patient care in the operating room.  Join our Team and service the patients who deserve the best in medical care at MD Anderson Medical Center.

JOB FUNCTIONS (INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO)

  • Assist in preparing operating rooms for a variety of surgical procedures
  • Uses aseptic technique, sets up tables and trays, lays out instruments, syringes, sutures, needles, and other supplies
  • Opens operative packs, counts sponges and prepares sutures
  • Gloves and gowns surgical team to include assisting the surgeon in draping the patient
  • Anticipates surgeon’s needs and gives appropriate instruments and equipment to the surgeon
  • Cleans table and cares for instruments after completion of surgery
  • Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Completion of an accredited operating room technician program
  • One of the following:
    • Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) by the National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT) OR by the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTA)
    • New Graduate must obtain and maintain certification by the 180th day after date of graduation from an accredited school of surgical technologist
    • Employed to practice surgical technology in a health care facility prior to 9/1/2009
    • Completed appropriate training program for surgical technology in the military of the United States or in the United States Public Health Service