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UMC Assistant Service Coord.

UMC Health System

Lubbock, TX
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UMC Health System
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Title: UMC Assistant Service Coord.
JobID: 5709
  • PART I - General Job / Performance Information
  • Education and Experience
    • To be qualified, the surgical technologist must (1) have successfully completed an accredited educational program for surgical technologists or (2) have completed an appropriate training program for surgical technology in the army, navy, air force, marine corps, or coast guard of the United States or in the United States Public Health Service. Surgical technologist must hold approved certification recognized by the State of Texas (see list under Required Licensures/ C ertifications/ Registrations). A surgical technologist may be employed during the period after graduation until certification, but the technologist must obtain certification within 180 days of graduation. Associate Degree is desired. Know clinical standards and practices of surgical technology. Has understanding of anatomy, or scientific and technical activities for responding to medical problems and concepts. Minimum of two years in OR as a Surgical Technologist desired, with a minimum of 1 year experience in the specialty desired.
  • Environmental / Working Conditions
    • The area where work is performed is a high-risk area for exposure to the blood born pathogens. Works in a well lighted heated and ventilated building. Hours may vary to accommodate needs in the department as prescribed by the philosophy of the hospital. May be required to work units other than the assigned one.
  • Interaction with Other Departments and Other Relationships
    • This position requires close interaction with other ancillary departments in order to facilitate a quality multi-disciplinary approach to patient care.
  • Job Description
    • Organizes, directs, and performs activities related to instrumentation, sterilization, and supplies utilized for patient care in the Operating Room.
  • Required Licensures / Certifications / Registrations
    • Certified Surgical Technologist (C ST) administered by National Board of Surgical Technology & Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA), or Tech in Surgery - Certified (TS-C ) administered by National C enter for C ompetency Testing (NCCT), or Certified First Assistant (CFA) administered by National Board of Surgical Technology & Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA), or Certified Surgical Assistant (CSA) administered by National Surgical Assistant Association (NSAA), or Licensed Surgical Assistant (LSA) administered by Texas Board of Medical Examiners (TBME), or Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) with current licensure from Texas Board Nurse Examiners (TBON). Associates degree in Surgical Technology desired. Maintain current CPR certification.
  • Physical Capabilities
    • Work is of medium demand; walking, sitting and standing most of the time while on duty. Occasional lifting of patients (with assistance), instrumentation, and equipment is required. Talking and hearing is essential in instructing and supervising surgical Technologist, effective communication with physicians, OR staff, vendors, and other necessary personnel. Near visual acuity required to work with varied documentation, sterilization indicators, gauges or dials on equipment and to distinguish micro equipment.
  • Skills and Abilities
    • Technical competence
    • Policy & Procedure compliance
    • Organizational behavior
    • Fiscal responsibility

Job Type: Full time
Category: Nursing
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