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Surgical Scrub Tech

Job ID: 16481 Date posted: 05/22/2020 Location: Austin, Texas Facility: USPI
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Efficiently and effectively assists physician with operative procedures

Anticipates surgeon/physician’s needs both in preparing for procedures and during procedure

Demonstrates knowledge of specific responsibilities in all emergency situations.

Ensures sterility of all supplies and instruments during set up of surgical procedures.

Handles instruments in a manner which prolongs "life" of instrument.

Assists circulating nurse and surgical team in maintaining sterile environment.

Assists circulating nurse in gathering necessary surgical supplies and equipment. Is responsible for doing sponge, needle, and instrument count pre-operatively and intra-operative with the circulating nurse.

Gowns and gloves surgeons and assistants.

Assists in keeping physician preference cards accurate/updated.

Retains all specimens to be sent to pathology, confirming source/name of specimen with surgeon.

Transports all surgical equipment to appropriate cleaning areas. Assists in sterile supply with cleaning and reprocessing of instrument sets.

Interacts appropriately and effectively with all patients/others regardless of age or ethnic background.

Uses Standard Universal Precautions, appropriate hand hygiene, personal protective equipment, and safe practices to ensure personal safety and a safe environment.

Assists with environmental hazard and infection control surveillance and participates in emergency preparedness drills.

Follows all equipment and safety guidelines and is responsible for knowledgeable use and care of equipment.

Serves as a resource to other members of the health care team.

Attends inservices, conferences, and meetings as required.

Communicates effectively and courteously with visitors, physicians, and their office staffs, patients, and employees. Maintains patient, physician, and employee privacy and confidentiality per policy.

Maintains designated certifications such as CPR, as offered by the center.

Acts in accordance with the vision, mission, and business philosophy of the Center.

Complies with Policies and Procedures, and adheres to safety guidelines to ensure a safe work and patient care environment.

PREFERRED: Ophthalmology and ENT scrub experience

Job Type: Full-time


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Job Description

Texan Surgery Center is a strong and established outpatient surgery center located in the heart of Austin, Texas. We have 3 operating rooms and specialize in ophthalmology and ENT.

If you thrive in a fast paced working environment with an energetic team then this is the place for you!

Texan Surgery Center is a mission-driven organization that strives to be the finest surgical care provider in the Austin-area. We achieve this vision by treating each patient and their family as if they were our own. Each patient, each family, each and every time.

Weekdays only - no holidays, weekends, or call.

We are looking for caring, hard-working and enthusiastic individuals to join our dynamic team of healthcare professionals! We offer a variety of rewarding and challenging career opportunities with competitive salaries, great benefits and professional development opportunities.

Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicant’s or employee’s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Tenet participates in the E-Verify program. Follow the link below for additional information.

E-Verify: http://www.uscis.gov/e-verify

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