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AdventHealth Certified Surgical Tech - FT Days in Killeen, Texas

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Surgical Tech - AdventHealth Central Texas

Location Address: 2201 S Clear Creek Rd., Killeen, TX 76549

Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Central Texas, Killeen, TX

  • Our care for patients extends to the spiritual level by praying with patients and families and providing on call, 24 hours, 7 days a week Chaplains for spiritual support.
  • Award winning facility with opportunities to grow both professionally and personally working with great individuals, part of a bigger team that continues to build a world-class culture where you become family.
  • Extraordinary benefits to include tuition reimbursement and on-campus classes.
  • Cost of living is 20 percent lower than the national average
  • Largest school district in the area, with more than 50 elementary, middle, high school, and specialized campuses to choose from
  • Surrounded close to Ft. Hood, Copperas Cove, to Belton and Lampasas with plenty of restaurants, shopping and other family fun events.
  • Miles of scenic trails and parks available for recreational activity

Work Hours/Shift:

FT / Days

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Ensures operating room is sterile
  • Conducts field preparation and maintenance
  • Conducts instrument counts prior to surgical procedures
  • Assists with preparing, transporting, positioning, and draping patients
  • Provides patients with supportive care during pre-operative phases
  • Collects and labels specimens obtained during surgical procedures
  • Maintains surgical instruments in an organized manner and monitors/tracks instrument counts throughout procedures
  • Assists team with safe and appropriate operating room turnover times in an efficient and organized manner
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Qualifications

What You Will Need:

  • Knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures in the health care industry
  • Up-to-date knowledge of surgical instruments and supplies in order to be able to hand surgeons the correct tools during surgeries
  • Up-to-date knowledge of regulatory requirements and local, state, and national laws
  • Ability to understand and process surgeon dictated instructions and directions
  • Must be able to read, write and speak conversational English
  • Basic computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • High School Diploma or GED Required
  • Two years of technical experience preferred
  • Associates Degree or Technical certificate/diploma in a related field preferred
  • BLS certification required
  • CST or CSFA from NBSTSA or Tech in Surgery – Certified, (NCCT), TS-C (NCCT), Accredited by NCCA
  • If LPN, must have current, valid State license as Licensed Professional Nurse
  • Two years of technical experience

Job Summary:

Assists surgeons by preparing operating rooms and appropriately arranging surgical equipment and supplies

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

Category: Surgery

Organization: AdventHealth Central Texas

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 1 - Day

Travel: No

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.

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