Serves as a lead in preparing operating rooms for surgery, providing technical services, assisting during complex surgeries, and maintaining documentation to ensure activities meet operating room, and Parkland requirements.
Requirements for Practicing Surgical Technology in the State of Texas (per Texas H.B. 643-Chapter 259):
1) has successfully completed an accredited educational program for surgical Technologist and holds and maintains certification as a surgical technologist by:
a) the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting or its successor;
b) the National Center for Competency Testing or its successor;
c) another surgical technologist certification program approved by the department; OR
2) has completed an appropriate training program for surgical technology in the army, navy, air force, marine corps, or coast guard of the United States or in the United States Public Health Service.
Main OR Must have four years of experience in an operating room/healthcare environment or demonstrated proficiency in 9 services ¿ 1 of which is either Neuro or Endovascular.
ASC Must have four years of experience in an operating room/healthcare environment or demonstrated proficiency in 5 services ¿ 1 of which is ophthalmology.
In addition to State of Texas requirements (above)
-Must have current Health care provider CPR course completion card from one of the following:
o American Heart Association
o American Red Cross Rescuer
o Military Training Network.
Skills or Special Abilities:
-Must be able to demonstrate a basic working knowledge of surgical equipment, instruments and procedures.
-Must be able to set priorities and perform under stressful situations.
-Must be able to demonstrate knowledge in use of aseptic techniques.
-Must be able to recognize and correct immediately any breaks in aseptic technique.
-Must be able to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
-Must be able to work a change in shift, or flexible hours when the work requires such changes.
-Must be able to communicate effectively with hospital staff.
-Must be able to demonstrate patient-centered/patient-valued behaviors.
Parkland Health and Hospital System prohibits discrimination based on age (40 or over), race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, disability, national origin, marital status, political belief, or veteran status.
Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth
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