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Certified Surgical Tech Advanced (CST)

Company: UT Southwestern Medical Center
Location: Dallas
Posted on: July 1, 2020

Job Description:

Experience and Education

Requires minimum one (1)year scrub tech experience, with ability to operate basic/standard ORequipment; Surgical Technologist Certification; and current American HeartAssociation BLS.

The successful candidate for theadvanced role will have two to three (2-3) years' experience with knowledge ofeight (8) to ten (10) surgical specialties.

Requires high school diploma. Mustbe able to read, write, speak, and understand English.

Job Duties

Assists Registered Nurse Circulatorby organizing, prioritizing tasks, and preparing operating room for eachsurgical procedure and arrival of patient in efficient and timely manner.Maintains on- going communication with Registered Nurse Circulator regardingsurgical procedure and patient status.

Provides perioperative patient care through selection, inspection, and openingof surgical supplies and equipment in timely manner according to age specificconcerns for children, adolescents, adults, and older adults and physician'spreference list.

Applies standards of aseptic and sterile technique and corrects break intechnique during surgical procedure. Creates and maintains sterile field withessential surgical supplies and equipment needed for surgical procedure intimely, functional, and organized manner.

Promotes patient safety by checking all equipment for proper working orderprior to surgical procedure.

Performs sponge, sharps, and formal and inventory instrument counts withRegistered Nurse Circulator at proper count intervals according to hospitalpolicy and procedures.

Passes surgical instruments and anticipates surgeon\'s needs during. surgicalprocedure.

Performs surgical hand scrubs and gowns and gloves self and others.
Cleans and prepares surgical instruments for terminal sterilization. Assistswith operating room turnover.

Leads, directs, and coordinates perioperative patient care assignments ofunlicensed members of healthcare team by serving as technical subject matterperson, resource person, and/or preceptor to perioperative staff rotatingthrough specialty service. Completes written clinical performance evaluationform in timely manner.

Organizes and prioritizes perioperative tasks based on identified need.Demonstrates competency to operate surgical instruments, supplies, andequipment. Demonstrates proficiency and independence.

Solves minor issues of counts and errors, patient care, relationships,equipment, supplies, and environment prior to management intervention. Providesand supports efforts to develop and maintain team environment.

Performs other duties as assigned.

UT Southwestern Medical Center is committed to an educational and workingenvironment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the Universitycommunity. In accordance with federal and state law, the University prohibitsunlawful discrimination, including harassment, on the basis of: race; color;religion; national origin; sex; including sexual harassment; age; disability;genetic information; citizenship status; and protected veteran status. Inaddition, it is UT Southwestern policy to prohibit discrimination on thebasis of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.

Security

This position is security-sensitiveand subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern toobtain criminal history record information

Associated topics: cvor, ob, operating room technician, or technician, relief, sje, surgical assistant, surgical core technician, technologist, technologist surgical

Keywords: UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas , Certified Surgical Tech Advanced (CST), Healthcare , Dallas, Texas

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