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OR-Surgical Technologist II

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Date: Apr 18, 2019

Location: Dallas, TX, US

Company: Parkland Health and Hospital System

Job Req ID: 107807

Looking for your next opportunity? If so, choose Parkland and discover what a meaningful job feels like. Whether you work directly with patients or use your talent to support our care, you’ll be part of a team that’s providing valuable health services to Dallas County residents. And here, you’ll have the opportunity to put all your skills to work, and the support to grow and advance in your job and your field. Step into a career that will make a substantial difference for our patients—and for you. We blend cultures, talents, and experience into an exemplary health and hospital system.  Parkland has earned distinction as one of America’s Best Hospitals by U.S News and World Report every year since 1994.

PRIMARY PURPOSE Prepares operating rooms for surgery, provides technical services, assists during routine to complex surgeries, and maintains documentation to ensure activities meet operating room and Parkland requirements. MINIMUM SPECIFICATIONS Requirements for Practicing Surgical Technology in the State of Texas (per Texas H.B. 643-Chapter 259): Education: -Has successfully completed an accredited educational program for surgical technology, OR has completed an appropriate training program for surgical technology in the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, or Coast Guard of the United States or in the United States Public Health Service. Experience: -Main OR ¿ Must have two years of experience in an operating room/healthcare environment or demonstrated proficiency in 6 services. -ASC ¿ Must have two years of experience in an operating room/healthcare environment or demonstrated proficiency in 4 services. -Must have 24 CEU hours in a specialty area. Certification/Registration/Licensure: Must have and maintain certification as a surgical technologist by one of the following: -The National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting OR The National Center for Competency Testing -Must have current healthcare provider CPR course completion card from one of the following: o American Heart Association o American Red Cross Rescuer o Military Training Network. Skills or Special Abilities: -Must be able to demonstrate a basic working knowledge of surgical equipment, instruments and procedures. -Must be able to set priorities and perform under stressful situations. -Must be able to demonstrate knowledge in use of aseptic techniques. -Must be able to recognize and correct immediately any breaks in aseptic technique. -Must be able to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. -Must be able to work a change in shift, or flexible hours when the work requires such changes. -Must be able to communicate effectively with hospital staff. -Must be able to demonstrate patient-centered/patient-valued behaviors.

Parkland Health and Hospital System prohibits discrimination based on age (40 or over), race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, disability, national origin, marital status, political belief, or veteran status.

Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth

Job Segment: Medical Technologist, Surgery, Public Health, Surgical Tech, Healthcare

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