Surgical Technologist II - Operating Room - Ben Taub
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
The Surgical Technologist II (ST II) assists the surgical team in operative procedures utilizing proper aseptic technique. The ST II has current knowledge of equipment, suture, and procedures being performed. The ST II demonstrates personal and professional effectiveness.
High School diploma or equivalent. Graduation from an accredited educational program for surgical technologists.
Certified as a Surgical Technologist by the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting or the National Center for Competency Testing. Current CPR certification.
One (1) year related experience preferred.
Basic Life Support from a hospital-based American Heart Association (AHA) approved program.
Other certificates as required by unit/service.
Surgical instruments and equipment
Communication Skills: Above Average Verbal (Heavy Public Contact), Correspondence
Other Skills: Medical Terms, Word Proc
Work Schedule: Weekends, Holidays, Flexible, On Call
Other Requirements: Computer and/or Key Entry Experience