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Sr. Surgical Tech / CVOR Surgical Tech / (0700-1530)

Northwest Texas Healthcare System

This is a Contract position in Amarillo, TX posted May 15, 2024.

Responsibilities

NORTHWEST TEXAS HEALTHCARE SYSTEM

Northwest Texas Healthcare System is a 495-bed system serving the city of Amarillo and the surrounding region. We offer the ideal combination of traditional values and the most advanced technologies in healthcare, plus the conveniences of big city living in a friendly, smaller-town atmosphere. From the beauty of Palo Duro Canyon and great recreational facilities, to our quality educational system, Amarillo is a great place to live and work.

 

A hospital is only as good as its employees. That’s why we’re looking for professionals who are dedicated and passionate about their work. We’re looking for employees who can add to our culture of exemplary patient care and personal excellence. We’re looking for exceptional professionals who share our vision and values.

Visit us online at: https://www.nwths.com/careers

 

POSITION SUMMARY:  A person prepared in various, complex, technical surgical skills who actively participates in the care of the surgical patient. Working under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse, attends to the patient’s direct care needs and performs tasks as delegated by the R.N. Works in a partnership with a Registered Nurse; does not assume an independent assignment. Supports an organizational culture for Service Excellence and practices the Service Excellence Standards to all customer groups.   Participates in Continuous Quality Improvement initiatives in collaboration with other health team members.  Supports an organizational culture for Service Excellence and practices the Service Excellence Standards to all customer groups.

 

PROVISION OF SERVICES

  • Assists the RN with implementation of an age appropriate plan of care through tasks routinely delegated by the RN and tasks delegated by the RN based on patient’s condition and the individual’s skills.
  • Can first and second scrub simple uncomplicated surgical cases applicable to the Sr. Tech level.
  • Demonstrates both knowledge and technical expertise regarding sterile processing.
  • Demonstrates both knowledge and technical expertise regarding procedures, equipment, supplies, instruments, and surgical sequence for all procedures applicable to the Sr. Tech level (see attached Sr. Tech Orientation Checklist).
  • Demonstrates ability to use prior knowledge in adapting to and learning new procedures.
  • Assists the RN to provide an environment conducive to safety for patients, visitors, and employees.

Benefit Highlights:

  • Challenging and rewarding work environment
  • Competitive Compensation and Generous Paid Time Off
  • Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plans
  • 401(K) with company match and discounted stock plan

About Universal Health Services

One of the nation’s largest and most respected providers of hospital and healthcare services, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Growing steadily since its inception into an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, annual revenues were $14.3 billion in 2023. During the year, UHS was again recognized as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies by Fortune; and listed in Forbes ranking of America’s Largest Public Companies.

Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has approximately 96,700 employees and continues to grow through its subsidiaries. Operating acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities, outpatient facilities and ambulatory care access points, an insurance offering, a physician network and various related

services located all over the U.S. States, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the United Kingdom. www.uhs.com

Qualifications

EDUCATION, TRAINING, EXPERIENCE AND LICENSES/REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED:

  • High School diploma or equivalent required
  • Was employed to practice surgical technology in a healthcare facility before September 1, 2009 or Is in the service of the federal government, to the extent the person is performing duties related to that service
  • Completion of a surgical technologist program with certification exam eligibility – certification preferred.
  • Two years surgical technology experience preferred.
  • Current BLS certification from the American Heart Association upon hire or within 30 days of start date and maintain certification throughout employment.  This must be obtained prior to providing patient care.


DISCLAIMER
Northwest Texas Healthcare System, a subsidiary of UHS, is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at UHS via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of UHS. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by UHS as a result of the referral or through other means.

 

EEO Statement

All UHS subsidiaries are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates. UHS subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and as such, openly support and fully commit to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion and compensation of individuals without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

 

We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success.

 

Avoid and Report Recruitment Scams

 

At UHS and all our subsidiaries, our Human Resources departments and recruiters are here to help prospective candidates by matching skill set and experience with the best possible career path at UHS

and our subsidiaries. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (e.g., Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. Our recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo Mail, etc.

 

If you suspect a fraudulent job posting or job-related email mentioning UHS or its subsidiaries, we encourage you to report such concerns to appropriate law enforcement. We encourage you to refer to legitimate UHS and UHS subsidiary career websites to verify job opportunities and not rely on unsolicited calls from recruiters.