Performs a variety of technical duties to assist in preparing and caring for pre-operative patients. Prepares patient skin for surgery in accordance with hospital standards. Maintains aseptic techniques; actively monitors situations which could lead to breaches in aseptic technique. Provides comfort and support for pre-operative patients by demonstrating sensitivity to patient's care and privacy. Transports patients to and from Operating Room suite. Positions patients according to type of surgery. Identifies and cares for biological specimens. Prepares the Operating Room by setting up tables, instruments and supplies according to type of case.
CHRISTUS Surgical Hospital's Operating Room (OR) is a vital part of our patient care team. Our facility has 33 beds, 11 Operating Rooms, 2 Endoscopy Procedure rooms, and 3 Isolation Rooms. We provide exceptional surgical services to a diverse patient population. Our primary surgical procedure is orthopedics surgery with a particular focus on hip and knee replacement surgery using the exclusive and less invasive MAKOplasty procedure.
In addition to orthopedics surgery, we also perform general surgery, ENT, eye, podiatry, dental, plastics, bariatrics and GYN procedures. We are committed to providing the best surgical care to our patients by focusing on their needs and maintaining a safe and comfortable environment. Our skilled surgeons and staff deliver excellent and compassionate care, resulting in superior patient outcomes.
We pride ourselves on maintaining a positive work culture that values teamwork and motivates our staff to deliver the best possible patient care. We recognize that our employees are critical to our success, and we value their contributions. We are dedicated to providing ongoing training and professional development opportunities to our staff to ensure they have the necessary skills and knowledge to provide exceptional patient care.
High School diploma or equivalent.
Previous experience as an OR Tech preferred.
Completion of an accredited surgical tech program or current Texas LVN license
CPR-(American Heart Association).
Non LVNs, CST certification required within six months from hire/transfer date. Associates employed on or before 09/01/09 are exempt from this requirement.
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.