Whether your skills lie in patient care or administration and you prefer to work in not-for-profit health care, CHRISTUS Health facilities may have a career opportunity for you. CHRISTUS Health and our facilities are committed to being an equal opportunity employer as part of our on-going mission. It is the policy of CHRISTUS Health not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender, orientation, disability, age or national origin. This position is responsible for preparing and passing instruments and equipment for assigned surgical procedures in accordance with hospital and department standards and is responsible for carrying out identified patient care needs delegated by an RN, Physician or Manager/Supervisor. This position fulfills scrub role for patients undergoing complex specialty procedures.CHRISTUS Health is committed to providing meaningful benefits for you and your family and to sharing with you the prosperity you help create. We support our health care teams with competitive compensation and an outstanding benefits package. Medical Health Coverage
Prescription Drug Plan
Group Term Life
Accidental Death & Dismemberment
QUALIFICATIONS: A. EDUCATION: 1. High school graduate or equivalent is required. 2. Completion of surgical technology program is required. B. EXPERIENCE: 1. A minimum of five years experience is required. 2. Ability to proficiently scrub 3 specialty areas including but not limited to: Transplants, Open Heart, Urology, Neurology, Titanium Rib, Robotics etc. is required. 3 Cataract Experience is highly desired C. LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION: 1. Current CPR certification is required. 2. Certified Surgical Technician required. D. EQUIPMENT/SKILLS: 1. Must have knowledge of aseptic technique and be able to competently practice aseptic technique. 2. Must demonstrate competency to monitor and control the surgical environment. 3. Have the knowledge and ability to operate various types of sterilizing equipment, surgical power equipment, endoscopic equipment, as well as complex instrument systems. 4. Must be able to perform as a team member and work in a collaborative relationship with other staff and physicians. 5. Computer skills very helpful. 6. Must be able to handle multiple demands in the surgical suite. E. WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: 1. Constant walking, talking, and standing. 2. Must be able to assist in lifting and moving patients and pushing and pulling heavy equipment. 3. Modern surrounding with air-conditioned temperatures. 4. Frequently changing workload. 5. Potential for cuts, bruises, muscle strains, exposure to contagious diseases via blood and body fluids. Potential exposure to anesthetic waste gases, harsh disinfectants, sterilizing agents and radiological environment. 6. May be asked to work overtime with little or no advance notice. 7. May be asked to be available for stand-by/on-call duties. F. OTHER: 1. Performs other duties as assigned. G. Must also successfully complete the pre-employment/post job offer health screening examination, and the annual screening each year thereafter as an employee.
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