Surgical Technician II

University Health Systems   San Antonio, TX   Full-time     Health Care Provider
Posted on May 20, 2024
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POSITION SUMMARY/RESPONSIBILITIES

Performs a variety of duties in the Operating Room to assist the surgical team. Assists in caring for the safety and welfare of the patient in the operating room and for the efficient and prompt performance of assignments. Assist in the preparation and care of surgical patients ranging from infancy to geriatrics under the general direction of a professional nurse. The Surgical Technician possesses expertise in the theory and application of sterile aseptic technique and combines the knowledge of human anatomy, surgical procedures, and implementation tools and technologies to facilitate surgeon’s performance of invasive therapeutic and diagnostic procedures. Expected to perform to the job functions and meet criteria of Surgical Technician I.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

High school diploma or equivalent experience required. Completion of an accredited Surgical Technologist Program and a certification as a surgical technologist; OR employed as a surgical technologist for one (1) year in a health care facility before September 1, 2009; OR, completion of an appropriate training program for surgical technology in the Armed Services of the United States or in the United States Public Health Service. Two years experience as a Surgical Technician is required. Must complete Surgical Technician Clinical Ladder packet for consideration for promotion.