Christus St. Patrick Hospitals Surgical Services team utilizes state-of-the-art minimally invasive technology to provide innovative surgery procedures, including heartburn surgery, neurosurgery and orthopedic surgery, and sinus surgery. The urology surgery department introduced the region's first robotic assisted surgery system for the surgical treatment of prostate cancer. Year after year CHRISTUS St. Patrick Hospital continues to be the market leader by raising the bar for excellence in surgical services.
The Surgical Tech (ST) is a vital part of an interdisciplinary team and is responsible for providing direct assistance to physicians performing surgical procedures while ensuring compliance with sterile technique. The ST is qualified to provide high quality scrubbing techniques while constantly monitoring for breaks in sterile technique. Under the supervision of the OR Manager/Charge Nurse/Director of Surgical Services the ST also assists with providing individualized patient care during the preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative periods by providing direct assistance to surgeons, nurses, anesthetist, and anesthesiologist. This position requires the full understanding and active participation in fulfilling the Mission of CHRISTUS Health St. Patrick Hospital, and demonstrating behavior consistent with the Core Values.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Current Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) vs. Documentation of graduation from an accredited Surgical Technology school
Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) preferred
1 year surgical technology experience preferred
Current BLS preferred
If you are looking to join a rapidly growing faith-based organization that encourages professional development, we want you to become a part of the CHRISTUS Health St. Patrick family!
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.