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Surgical Technician I

Company: CHI St. Joseph College Station Hospital
Posted on: July 18, 2021

Job Description:


CHI St. Joseph Health - College Station/Bryan TX
Since 1936 has been caring for the communities in Bryan, College Station, Brenham, Hearne, Navasota, Caldwell, Madisonville, and Bellville. With the area's only Level II Trauma Center, the first Joint Commission certified Primary Stroke Center, and the first accredited Chest Pain Center in the Brazos Valley; CHI St. Joseph Health is a leader in critical care and the largest provider of cardiovascular care in the region. As an integrated healthcare system, CHI St. Joseph Health includes a comprehensive network of over 100 employed providers including primary care physicians, specialists and advanced practice clinicians. The network includes more than 20 ambulatory clinics featuring primary care, a freestanding Emergency Room, Express Clinics, and imaging and diagnostic services.

CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U. S., from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services, CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources, CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities, advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable, and innovating how and where healing can happen, both inside our hospitals and out in the community.



Assists in patient care and preparation of surgical patients

Performs scrub duties and related procedures

Accountable for ensuring cleaning and maintenance of supplies and equipment for selected specialty.

Performs in the advanced roles of preceptor, service specialist and instrument room liaison.

1. Assists surgical team in the scrubbing role according to prescribed standards

2. Maintains sterile field. Reports immediately any breaks in aseptic technique.

3. Passes instruments, suture products, medication, and sponge materials to surgeon.

4. Assists with retracting of tissue and organs, and suctioning by holding the retracting instrument which has been placed by the surgeon.

5. Electrosurgical current may be applied as directed by the surgeon, to an established instrument placed by the surgeon.

6. Performs surgical counts with the RN according to policy and procedure.

7. Assures appropriate equipment and supplies are available for each procedure:

8. Assists in housekeeping duties as directed to insure safe patient environment.

9. Assists RN with circulator duties while under direct supervision.

10. Performs additional activities and duties as directed.

11. Secretarial duties as needed.



Required Licensure and Certifications
*High School Diploma/GED

*Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) or Certified Surgical First Assistant (CST/CSFA) required as of September 1, 2010 or "grandfathered" employees -OR- LVN

Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
*C-section/Labor & Delivery experience preferred
*None required

CommonSpirit Health participates in E-verify.

Keywords: CHI St. Joseph College Station Hospital, College Station , Surgical Technician I, Other , COLLEGE STATION, Texas

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