Certified Surgical Technologist

Houston, TX

Posted: 08/13/2019 Employment Type: Contractor Industry: Health Care, Other Job Number: J315786LN44X588X0YL

Pulse Staffing is searching for experienced Certified Surgical Technicians for a busy hospital located in downtown Houston. These are day shift contracts for 8 weeks. (shift will vary from 8-12 hours a day)


Responsibilities:


  • Provides direct patient care to infant through geriatric patients.
  • Addresses the physical and general aspects of care related to the surgical environment.
  • Communicates with surgeon continuously as needed about the patient's condition.
  • Assist surgeon during operative and invasive procedures.
  • Assist with the maintenance of surgical equipment and inventory.
  • Participates in performance improvement activities.
  • Assesses operating room for equipment functioning and readiness, obtains supplies for individual cases and ensures all appropriate needs of the surgical operating team are met.
  • Assist with the positioning and prepping of the patient.


Qualifications:


  • Current National Surgical Technologist certification required from 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 NCCT or another surgical technologist certification program approved by the Texas Department of State Health Services.
  • BLS required.
  • One (1) year operating room experience preferred.
  • Must be strong in General, Plastics, ENT, Eyes and Ortho.
  • Good communication skills, both orally and written.
  • Ability to work with others as a team to ensure quality patient care.

location: Medical center

rate: $26 per hour

shift- day shift 8-12 hour days

Immediate start- 8 weeks

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