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1501 South Coulter Street
Amarillo, TX 79106
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Tech - Surgery (PRN)
Northwest Texas Healthcare System • Amarillo, TX
Posted 1 month ago
Northwest is a 495 bed system serving the city of Amarillo and the surrounding region. We offer the ideal combination of traditional values and the most advanced technologies in healthcare, plus the conveniences of big city living in a friendly, smaller-town atmosphere. From the beauty of Palo Duro Canyon and great recreational facilities, to our quality educational system, Amarillo is a great place to live and work.
POSITION SUMMARY: A person prepared in technical surgical skills who actively participates in the care of the surgical patient. Working under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse, attends to the patient's direct care needs and performs tasks as delegated by the RN. Works in a partnership with a RN; does not assume an independent assignment. Participates in Continuous Quality Improvement initiatives in collaboration with other health team members. Supports an organizational culture for Service Excellence and practices the Service Excellence Standards to all customer groups.
Northwest Texas Healthcare System is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.
Northwest Texas Healthcare System, a subsidiary of UHS, is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at UHS via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of UHS. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by UHS as a result of the referral or through other means.
EDUCATION, TRAINING, EXPERIENCE AND LICENSES/REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED:
- High School diploma or equivalent required
- Was employed to practice surgical technology in a healthcare facility before September 1, 2009 or
Is in the service of the federal government, to the extent the person is performing duties related to that service
- Completion of a surgical technologist program with certification exam eligibility - certification preferred.
- Two years surgical technology experience preferred.
- Current BLS certification upon hire and maintain certification throughout employment