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Surgical Technician (FT)

Job Code:  234593
Facility: Doctors Hospital of Laredo
Location: LAREDO, TX US United States
Region: United States
Travel Involved: None
Job Type: Full Time
Job Level: 
Minimum Education Required: Certification 
Category: Nursing
FTE: 1.00
Position Summary:

 To participate in the nursing care provided throughout the hospital. To collaborate with other members of the healthcare delivery team including physicians. To deliver quality healthcare.

1. Knowledge of surgical anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology, and operative technique related to the operative procedures.
2. Ability to apply principles and asepsis and infection control.
3. Ability to perform effectively in stressful and emergency situations.
4. Ability to recognize safety hazards and initiate appropriate, preventive, and corrective action.
5. Care, use, and proper maintenance of all surgical instrumentation and equipment needed to perform surgeries/procedures.


 Successfully completed an accredited educational program for surgical technologists and holds and maintains certification as a surgical technologist by:
* The National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting; or
* The National Center for Competency Testing; or
* has completed an appropriate training program for surgical technology through the United States Military Services or in the United States Public Health Services; or
* Consistant employment as a Surgical Technologist beginning before Sept. 1, 2009.

Computers, ESU's, LASER's, harmonic scalpels, various video/camera equipment and printers, specialty tables, positioning devices, tourniquets, irrigation/lavage/suction units, SCD's, surgical instrumention/supplies, ablation/cryo units, sterilizers/flashers, skin meshers/grafters, microscopes, dental machines, light sources, anesthesia/intubation equipment/supplies, and all additional equipment introduced and necessary to perform surgeries.

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