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Company: Universal Health Services, Inc.
Location: Amarillo
Posted on: March 15, 2023

Job Description:


Northwest Texas Healthcare System 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. A hospital is only as good as its employees. That's why we're looking for professionals who are dedicated and passionate about their work. We're looking for employees who can add to our culture ofexemplary patient care and personal excellence. We're looking for exceptional professionals who share our vision and values. Visit us online at: Position: TECH - OR/SURG FIRST ASSIST - CARDIOVASCULAR (FT DAYS) POSITION SUMMARY: A person having extensive knowledge, experience, proficiency and/or certifications in comprehensive, technical surgical skills that provides technical leadership in the care of the perioperative patient. Working under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse, attends to the patients direct care needs. Acts as a primary preceptor for Surgical Technology Students, Techs, and Sr. Techs in developing needed direct care skills and performs tasks as delegated by the RN. Works in partnership with a RN and although this individual does not assume an independent assignment, can be relied upon to demonstrate excellence in the direct care of the most complex perioperative patients. 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. Job Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Assists the RN in all cases inclusive of the most complex patients with the implementation of an age appropriate plan of care through tasks delegated by the RNDemonstrates an expert level of technical skills in care delivery and performing tasks delegated by the RN based on patients' condition. Demonstrates both knowledge and technical expertise regarding sterile processing, procedures, equipment, supplies, instruments, and surgical sequence for all procedures applicable to this Lead Tech - OR/Surgical levelDemonstrates the ability to pass instruments and second scrub on all procedures applicable to ability in meeting Lead Tech competenciesDemonstrates willingness to learn and then educate others on new procedures, equipment, and techniques. Is able to translate knowledge into teaching othersDemonstrates ability to use prior knowledge in adapting to and learning new proceduresAssists the RN and other Surgical Technologists to provide an environment conducive to safety for patients, visitors and employees Benefit Highlights:
    • Challenging and rewarding work environment
    • Competitive Compensation and Generous Paid Time Off
    • Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plans
    • 401(K) with company match and discounted stock plan
    • SoFi Student Loan Refinancing Program
    • Career development opportunities within UHS and its 300+ Subsidiaries!
    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Retention Bonus Program
    • HRSA STAR Loan Repayment site. In exchange for 6-year commitment, earn up to $250,000 in loan reimbursementOne of the nation's largest and most respected providers of hospital and healthcare services, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Growing steadily since its inception into an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, annual revenues were $12.6 billion in 2021. During the year, UHS was again recognized as one of the World's Most Admired Companies by Fortune; and listed in Forbes ranking of America's Largest Public Companies. Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has 89,000 employees and continues to grow through its subsidiaries. Operating acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities, outpatient facilities and ambulatory care access points, an insurance offering, a physician network and various related services located all over the U.S. states, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the United Kingdom.

      • High School diploma or equivalent
      • Certification as a Surgical First Assist
      • 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
      • BLS from the American Heart Association (or obtained during orientation) and maintain certification throughout employment. This must be obtained prior to providing patient care
      • Completion of a surgical technologist program with certification exam eligibility - certification, preferred
      • One year surgical technology experience, preferred PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS:
        • Ability to converse, read, and write in English
        • Ability to communicate with patients, families, staff, physicians, vendors, and others
        • Ability to remain calm under stress
        • Ability to respond to pages
        • Ability to repeatedly twist, squat, and stoop
        • Bending, lifting (25 lbs. minimum), grasping, fine hand coordination, pushing, pulling, squatting, and prolonged walking and standing
        • Exposure to infectious organisms, agents and toxic chemicals
        • Ability to make decisions within the limitations of the job DisclaimerNorthwest 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. EEO StatementAll UHS subsidiaries are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates. UHS subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and as such, openly support and fully commit to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion and compensation of individuals without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success. NoticeAt UHS and all our subsidiaries, our Human Resources departments and recruiters are here to help prospective candidates by matching skillset and experience with the best possible career path at UHS and our subsidiaries. We take pride in creating a highly efficient and best in class candidate experience. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. The recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo Mail, etc. If you are suspicious of a job posting or job-related email mentioning UHS or its subsidiaries, let us know by contacting us at: or 1-800-852-3449.

Keywords: Universal Health Services, Inc., Amarillo , TECH - OR/SURG FIRST ASSIST - CARDIOVASCULAR (FT DAYS), Other , Amarillo, Texas

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