The Surgical Technologist III (ST III) proficiently provides perioperative patient care through the use of equipment and instrumentation. The ST III assists the surgical team in performing operative and/or invasive procedures utilizing proper aseptic technique. The ST III works under the direction of a Registered Nurse and uses knowledge and expertise to act as a role model and resource for other staff.
a.Education:High School diploma or equivalent. Graduation from an accredited Surgical Technologist Program or comparable US military program.
b.Licensure/Certification: 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.
2. Work Experience: Three (3) years of experience as a surgical technologist and/or demonstrated proficiency in two or more surgical specialties.
3.Management Experience: N/A
4.Equipment Operated: Surgical instruments and equipment
5.Skills/Knowledge: Demonstrates clinical competence in all specialty areas and clinical proficiency in a specified number of specialty areas, as determined by individual facility needs.
1.Communication Skills: Above Average Verbal (Heavy Public Contact) Bilingual Skills Required. No Writing /Composing (Correspondence)
2.Other Skills: Medical Terms PC Word Proc
3.Work Schedule: Weekends Holidays Flexible On Call
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.