• Houston Methodist Hospital
  • $223,640.00 -223,640.00/year*
  • Healthcare - Allied Health
  • Full-Time

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Work Shift: multiple shifts available

Work Week: M - F; with call


Job Summary

Houston Methodist The Woodlands Hospital is seeking an experienced Surgical Technologist to work Full-Time with our awesome OR Department.

  • Requires proficient knowledge and skills necessary to carry out delegated tasks associated with the safe and efficient operating room support functions and related procedures

  • Works independently, exercising sound judgement, and reports observations and patient problems to the licensed nurse or surgeon

  • Will provide mentoring and guidance for Surgical Tech I positions, utilizing skills and knowledge, helping to train and orient others

  • Supports unit leadership and has responsibility to participate in unit and hospital initiatives, and possibly contribute to service line or hospital wide activities.

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

  • Two (2) years as a Surgical Technologist

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

  • High School diploma or equivalent education (examples include: GED, verification of homeschool equivalency, partial or full completion of post-secondary education, etc.)
  • Successful completion of an accredited Surgical Technology program or military training equivalency

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES AND REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED

  • American Heart Association BLS
  • Certification by the Surgical Technologist Association or meet the grandfather clause.
    • Grandfather clause (Bill 643): The bill includes an extensive grandfather clause exempting all individuals employed to practice surgical technology in a health care facility before Sept. 1, 2009. The clarification notes that legislation does not state employed \"on\" Sept. 1, 2009, but rather \"before that date. A surgical technologist who was employed before Sept. 1, 2009, may remain employed as a surgical technologist without meeting the certification requirement.

SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED

  • Must be able to perform skills and competencies as defined in orientation checklist and annual departmental competency checklist if applicable.

  • Basic computer skills.

  • Must be able to write and speak effectively in English.


Equal Employment Opportunity

Houston Methodist is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Equal employment opportunity is a sound and just concept to which Houston Methodist is firmly bound. Houston Methodist will not engage in discrimination against or harassment of any person employed or seeking employment with Houston Methodist on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, status as a protected veteran or other characteristics protected by law.

VEVRAA Federal Contractor - priority referral Protected Veterans requested.



Company Profile

Houston Methodist The Woodlands opened on June 26, 2017 as the eighth hospital in the Houston Methodist system. This new 187-bed, 470,000-square-foot, full-service, acute care hospital offers many of the same services as our flagship hospital in the Texas Medical Center. Also on the $380 million hospital campus, located at the intersection of I-45 and TX 242, is a medical office building, which opened in March 2016. Medical Office Building 1 includes a breast care center, cancer center & infusion center, orthopedics & sports medicine, rehabilitation services, wellness services, and an outpatient laboratory in addition to multi-specialty physician practices. A second medical office building and 785-car parking garage opened March 2018.


Associated topics: medical lab science, microbiology, mlt, pathology, sample collection, scientist, sterile processing technician, technician lab, technician laboratory, testing

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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