Certified Surgical Technician

Houston, TX

Posted: 03/11/2019 Employment Type: Contractor Industry: Health Care Job Number: J2V6JJ6JL374CCJM6CW

Pulse Staffing is searching for a Certified Surgical Technician to work in a busy hospital in the medical center Houston. Shift: 3p-11p 5 days a week- No weekends

Contract assignment- ASAP until 4/17/2019

Job summary:

  • Transport patients to surgical unit when requested.
  • Process supplies by cleaning packaging, sterilizing and storing
  • Clean, sterilize and assemble equipment, supplies and instruments
  • Inspect equipment to ensure integrity and safety
  • Keep accurate records regarding autoclave, sterility date, pressures, and temperatures
  • Demonstrate safe use of all equipment used in department; autoclave, cold sterilization
  • Understand all aspects of aseptic technique
  • Rotate sterile supplies, remove and treat outdated supplies
  • Understand Infection Control guideline for sterile processing.
  • Assist surgeon as scrub
  • Set up table, instruments and supplies according to type of operation
  • Assist in preparation and draping of patient and operative areas as needed
  • Participate in emergency situations as required
  • Maintain calm demeanor in emergency situation

Certified Surgical Technician (CST) Requirements:

  • 2 years of Certified Surgical Technician(CST) experience within the last year
  • Registered with the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA)
  • BLS required
  • 3p-11p 5 days a week

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