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HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Surgery Technician II, Sterile Processing in Austin, Texas

Do you have the career opportunities as a Surgery Technologist you want in your current role? We have an exciting opportunity for you to join St. David’s Medical Center, a facility that is part of the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, HCA Healthcare.

At St. David’s Medical Center we want to ensure your needs are met. We offer a variety of comprehensive medical, dental, and vision plans along with some unique benefits including:

  • Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance Programs

  • Paid Personal Leave

  • 401k (100% annual match – 3%-9% of pay based on years of service)

  • Identity Theft Protection discounts

  • Auto, Home, and Life Insurance options

  • Adoption Assistance

  • Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)

    You contribute to our success. Every role has an impact on our patients’ lives and you have the opportunity to make a difference. We are looking for a dedicated Surgery Technologist like you to be a part of our team.

    As a Surgical Technician, you will assist in the cleaning and preparation of the operating room suite, as well as participating in the care and cleaning of operating room equipment. You will perform in a sterile field and assist the surgeon by providing instrumentation appropriate for the task. You will provide care for the operative patient before, during, and after surgery.

  • You will perform patient care within the scope of training of the operating room technician and under the direction of the Registered Nurse (RN)

  • You will prepare patients, equipment, and operating rooms for each procedure/surgery

  • You will maintain a clean and safe operating room suite for surgical patients

  • You will perform intra-operative management of assigned procedures and anticipate needs of the surgeon

  • You will assist the circulating nurse in maintaining correct instrument counts

  • You will be responsible for supply and equipment management, including determining needs, ensuring availability, and maintaining equipment through proper sterilization

  • You will retrieve equipment from operating rooms and utilization area at designated times and as the need necessitates.

  • You will perform decontamination and performance testing in accordance with established procedures

  • You will receive, prepare, and sterilize items with steam sterilization, ETO, or Sterrad in accordance with departmental procedures

  • You will assemble surgical trays in accordance with current component list

  • You will prepare and files appropriate documentation for each sterilizer load

    St. David’s Medical Center is a full-service medical center offering comprehensive medical care at three locations—St. David’s Medical Center, Heart Hospital of Austin and St. David’s Georgetown Hospital.

    Located in Central Austin, St. David’s Medical Center includes a 426-bed acute care hospital and a 64-bed rehabilitation hospital providing comprehensive inpatient and outpatient care. It is home to the internationally renowned Texas Cardiac Arrhythmia Institute and St. David’s Neuroscience & Spine Institute. The hospital provides a complete range of women’s services, including its acclaimed maternity unit, maternal-fetal medicine, a high-risk maternal and neonatal transport team, the region’s largest Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and The Breast Center; complex surgical services; a comprehensive Bariatric Surgery Center; and a 24-hour emergency department.

    HCA Healthcare has been continually named aWorld's Most Ethical Company by Ethispheresince 2010. In 2018, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.3 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.

    If you are looking for an opportunity that provides satisfaction and personal growth, we encourage you to apply for our Surgery Technologist opening. We promptly review all applications. Highly qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Unlock the possibilities and apply today!

    We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

    Experience

  • 3 years of recent experience as a Surgical Technician with demonstrated competency in multiple inpatient surgical specialties

  • Experience in General, Gynecology, Orthopedic, Neurology, and Cardiovascular – preferred

    Education

  • Graduate of an accredited Surgical Technologist program or hospital-conducted on-the-job training with proof of program content and completion

    Licenses and Certifications

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification per St. David’s Healthcare policy

  • Surgical Technologist that graduate after September 1, 2009 must hold and maintain a current certification as a Surgical Technologist within 180 days from the date of graduation

    o Certification must be from: 1. The National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting or its successor; 2. The National Center for Competency Testing or its successor; 3. Another surgical technology certification program approved by the department

Job: *Nursing Support

Title: Surgery Technician II, Sterile Processing

Location: Texas-Austin-St. David%27s Medical Center

Requisition ID: 06676-75951

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