Surgical Technologist I-PT/Day Shift (Ben Taub Hospital)
At Harris Health System, we champion better health for our patients, their families and our community, by connecting them to an integrated healthcare system that provides high-quality healthcare. Harris Health focuses on the delivery of primary care, wellness and prevention services to the residents of Harris County, Texas, through its extensive network of inpatient and outpatient facilities. Harris Health is a proud recipient of the prestigious National Committee for Quality Assurance designation for its patient-centered medical homes. Harris Health's medical faculty and residents are provided by its nationally recognized medical school partners: Baylor College of Medicine; McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth); and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.
Skills / Requirements
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)
Education: High School diploma or equivalent. Graduation from an accredited school of Surgical Technology.
Licensure & Certification:
Basic Life Support from a hospital-based American Heart Association (AHA) approved program.
Other certificates as required by unit/service.
Work Experience: One (1) year related experience preferred.
Above Average Verbal (Heavy Public Contact)
Knowledge/ Skills/ Abilities: Medical Terminology
Work Schedule: Weekends, Holidays, Flexible
Other Requirements: Computer and/ or Key Entry Experience
Equipment Operated: Surgical instruments and equipment.