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Requirements

  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Fort Worth

Description

Position Description

USMD part of OptumCare is a multi-specialty group of hospital, clinics and physicians. USMD serves the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area with more than 250 physicians and associate practitioners, and provides healthcare services to patients in more than 20 different specialties at its 2 hospitals, 4 cancer treatment centers and nearly 50 physician clinics, many of which are multi-specialty.
 
The Certified Surgical Tech performs technical skills and assists the surgeons, anesthesia personnel, registered nurses, and other professionals in the operating room.
 
Primary Responsibilities:
Performs technical skills and assists the surgeons, anesthesia personnel, registered nurses, and other professionals in the operating room
Safely operate all electro surgical, diagnostic, microscopic laser, video equipment, disposable equipment, as well as equipment unique to each specialty area
Updates and rewrites preference cards as indicated
In conjunction with the RN, conducts accurate sponge, needle, and instrument counts according to departmental policies
Monitors for and calls attention to breaks in technique. Communicates to the circulating RN and surgeons breaks in technique
Trains and assists (environmental services) turnover teams with operating room protocol and procedures for new and existing team members
Attends all mandatory education programs and can describe his/her responsibilities related to general safety and regulatory compliance
Attends all required department-specific education and training programs and can describe his/her responsibilities related to department safety and specific job related hazards
Demonstrates proper body mechanics in all functions
Wears proper identification while on duty
Perform other duties as assigned

 

Required Qualifications:
High school diploma
BLS, CST or eligible to practice in accordance with Texas House Bill 643 (practicing as a surgical technologist prior to 09/01/2009)
1+ year multi-procedure OR experience preferred
Verbal and writing ability required to communicate effectively in informing employees of activities and policies
Knowledge of medical terminology
Ability to work safely with equipment, supplies, and materials
Ability to comply with attendance requirements
Preferred Qualifications:
Graduation from a formal accredited surgical technician training program
Able to handle multiple priorities
Manage anger, fear, hostility, and stress appropriately
Work alone and with others effectively
Work in close proximity to others and in a distracting environment
Physical Requirements:
Ability to stand/walk between 6 to 8 hours, and sit between 1 to 2 hours
Requires the motion to bend, squat, reach, lift, carry, push, and pull 1/3 or more of the time
Continuous use of hands and feet in gross and precise motor function
Lift up to 100 pounds 1/3 or more of the time
Body fluid exposure
Careers with USMD.  If you’re idea of a great day at work involves putting great new ideas to work, we should talk.  Throughout the greater Dallas area, we’ve built an evolving, integrated health care model that brings primary care and specialist providers together to work in new and better ways. A thriving part of OptumCare and the UnitedHealth Group family of companies, our multi-specialty group of hospitals, clinics and providers features more than 250 physicians and associate practitioners. We provide health care services to patients in more than 20 different specialties at our two hospitals, four cancer treatment centers and nearly 50 physician clinics. Join us and start doing your life’s best work.(sm)
 
 
Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.
 
 
Job Keywords: USMD, BLS, CST, Surgical Tech, Technician, Fort Worth, Texas, TX


Job Details
Requisition Number
796767
Job Title
Certified Surgical Tech - USMD - Ft. Worth, TX
Job Family
Healthcare Delivery
Business Segment
Optum Corporate
Job Location Information

Fort Worth, TX
United States
North

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