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Certified Surgical Technologist Specialist, CST(Full Time- Days) - Surgery

**Certified Surgical Technologist Specialist, CST (Full Time- Days) - Surgery**

**Texas Health Dallas**

_Are you looking for a rewarding career with family-friendly hours and top-notch benefits? We’re looking for qualified_ **_Certified Surgical Tech Specialist_** _like you to join our Texas Health family._

**Position Highlights**

+ Work location: Texas Health Dallas, 8200 Walnut Hill Lane, Dallas, TX 75231.

+ Work environment: Surgery Department – Neuro, Ortho, Vascular

+ Work hours: Full-Time – 40 Hours; Day Shift

o Four- 10-hour shifts -OR- Two- 12 hour shifts and Two- 8 hours -OR- Five – 8 hour shifts

+ Call and holiday coverage required; response time is 30 minutes.

**Surgery Department highlights:**

+ Texas Health Dallas has 24 Main OR Suites

+ A range of specialty surgical services provided including Bariatric, Gastrointestinal Colectomy, Ophthalmology, Neuro/Spine, Orthopedics, Oncology, as well as General Surgery.

+ Work/life balance as well as opportunities for educational and career growth.

**Here’s What You Need**

+ H.S. Diploma or Equivalent and was employed to practice surgical technology in a health care facility before September 1, 2009. Required

+ Other Graduate of an accredited surgery technology program, vocational nurse program or graduate/completion of a military training program in surgical technology. Preferred

+ 2 Years Recent experience in a surgical service specialty (robotics, cardiovascular/hearts, orthopedics, neurology) with a minimum of 150 cases performed in that specialty. Required

+ CST - Certified Surgical Technologist graduate of an accredited surgical tech program Upon Hire Req Or

+ CST - Certified Surgical Technologist and was employed to practice surgical technology in a health care facility before September 1, 2009 Upon Hire Req Or

+ CST - Certified Surgical Technologist graduate/completion of a military training program in surgical technology Upon Hire Req Or

+ LVN - Licensed Vocational Nurse Upon Hire Req And

+ BCLS - Basic Cardiac Life Support prior to providing independent patient care and maintained quarterly Upon Hire Required

**What You Will Do**

+ Preoperatively assists R.N. circulator in formulating plan of care.

+ Prepare and organize the operating room.

+ Assists in providing peri-operative care for a patient population that includes infants, pediatrics, adults, and geriatrics.

+ Assists as needed in coordinating patient care peri-operatively.

+ Assumes responsibility and accountability for behavior in order to maintain standards for professional nursing practice.

+ Post-operatively follows proper procedures for care of instruments, supplies, and equipment.

+ Under supervision, assists RN circulator with post-operative duties.

+ Intra-operatively displays skills and behavior conducive to desirable outcome.

+ Assists in the delivery of nursing care in a manner that minimizes the risk of infection transfer and accidental contamination.

+ Assists in delivering care in a manner that protects the patient from injury.

+ Demonstrates competence in assisting with the performance of age appropriate patient care that is specific to the unique physiological and anatomic aspects of life from the very young to the older adult.

+ Participates in hospital initiatives as appropriate

**Entity Highlights**

For more than a half-century, **Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas** has been at the forefront of health care in North Texas. We’re an 875-bed, Magnet-designated, full-service hospital serving our community in and around Dallas since 1966. We specialize in cancer care, cardiology, neurosciences, women’s services, and emergency medicine, we’ve got it. Plus, we’re a renowned Level III neonatal intensive care unit, a Comprehensive Stroke and Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence and provide wellness services, outpatient surgery and women’s imaging services. Texas Health Dallas is a Joint Commission-certified Primary Stroke Care Center, a Level I Trauma Center, a Cycle IV Chest Pain Center, and a designated Magnet hospital. We’re a top choice in North Texas for cancer and emergency services, bariatric services, cardiac care and much more. You belong here.

+ **Additional perks of being a Texas Health employee**

· Benefits include 401k, PTO, medical, dental, Paid Parental Leave, flex spending, tuition reimbursement, student Loan repayment assistant as well as several other benefits.

· Delivery of high quality of patient care through nursing education, nursing research and innovations in nursing practice.

· Strong Unit Based Council (UBC).

· A supportive, team environment with outstanding opportunities for growth.

· Explore our Texas Health careers site (https://jobs.texashealth.org/) for info like Benefits (https://jobs.texashealth.org/benefits) , Job Listings by Category (https://jobs.texashealth.org/professions) , recent Awards (https://jobs.texashealth.org/awards) we’ve won and more.

**_Do you still have questions or concerns?_** Feel free to email your questions to recruitment@texashealth.org .

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We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employees or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.


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