Surgical Technologist


Austin, TX

Industry: Healthcare


5 - 7 years

Posted 172 days ago

  by    Nina Mathews

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We are looking for ?Surgical Technologist for our client in  Austin, TX

Job Title: Surgical Technologist

Job Location: Austin, TX

Job Type:  Permanent

Job Description:


  • Seeking Surgical Technologist 
  • Start : ?ASAP
  • Terms: Permanent
  • ?Shift: Primarily Days, which can vary by facility but usually 6-2:30 (rotating weekends)??


Position Summary:


  • The lead surgical technologist, under the direct supervision of the Charge Nurse and the direction of the Nurse Manager, accepts overall responsibility for a designated surgical area of specialty.
  • The lead tech is responsible for assuring all equipment and instruments are operational. Ensures adequacy of equipment, supplies and instruments.
  • Knowledgeable regarding service specific equipment and instruments which are out for repair or need replacement.
  • The Lead Surgical Technologist is responsible for training other staff in their surgical specialty.
  • Provide leadership by demonstrating positive guest relations, effective communication skills, excellent work ethics, and superior leadership skills.
  • The lead surgical technologist functions under the direction of the Registered Nurse and Physician to facilitate the safe and effective completion of invasive surgical procedures.
  • The surgical technologist possesses knowledge of aseptic technique, human anatomy, surgical procedures, and current technology used to facilitate a physician?s performance of invasive therapeutic and diagnostic procedures.
  • Direct and indirect patient care activities include the following type of functions: clinical, clerical, materials management, and housekeeping.
  • The lead surgical technologist trains and precepts less experienced surgical tech staff in the preparation of the more complex and difficult cases.
  • Serves as a preceptor for surgical technology students and RNinterns in multiples specialties. Serves as a resource person for all specialties.
  • The surgical technologist teaches and directs less experienced surgical staff in room preparation and turnover.
  • The technologist participates in unit activities.


Credential Requirements:


  • Certified as a surgical technologist. Current BCLS certification issues by the American Heart Association.

Education Requirements: 

  • High school graduate or GED - Graduate from an accredited education program for Surgical Technology.

Experience Requirements:


  • A minimum of four (4) years recent experience as a Surgical Technologist with demonstrated competency in multiple inpatient surgical specialties.
  • Demonstrates high competency in designated specialty area. Ability to serve as resource to RN?s and Surgical Techs in area of specialty.