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Surgical Tech Extern

Company: UT Health Jacksonville
Location: Jacksonville
Posted on: September 16, 2023

Job Description:

Overview Advancing Healthcare Together --- The Future of Healthcare is in East Texas Why UT Health - East Texas? Our People. Our people truly are our greatest strength. They make a massive difference in the amazing care we provide every day. We work closely together to create a positive experience for our patients and each other. Our Purpose. We will build on your experience and provide meaningful and purposeful career growth for your future. You will have the opportunity every day to make a difference in someone---s life and change the course of healthcare. Our P lace. Tyler, Texas is a small town with a huge heart where you will have the privilege of caring for your neighbors. Everybody is somebody here. Representing the very best in healthcare, UT Health East Texas is comprised of 10 hospitals and more than 50 clinics across east Texas. With nearly 7,500 employees and over 1,000 licensed in-patient beds, UT Health East Texas provides healthcare services to thousands of patients annually through our hospitals, clinics, Level 1 trauma facility, air emergency fleet and EMS service in a metropolitan service area of a quarter-million people. Responsibilities Our UT Health Jacksonville hospital is seeking an experienced Surgical Tech Extern. We are looking for your experience, knowledge and patient care skills in our Main OR/ Surgery where you will be responsible for: What You Will Be Doing: Performs direct and/or indirect age-specific patient care activities within validated skill sets as assigned. Participates in team activities to facilitate completion of daily assignments. Participates in opportunities to increase knowledge and skills for improved performance and/or productivity. Participates in improving the quality of direct patient care and/or related activities to help achieve optimal perioperative patient outcomes and satisfaction with service. Provides for good customer service for all customers.Maintains a heightened awareness and demonstrated concern for the impact that supplies, equipment, and/or time utilization has on achieving the fiscal objectives of Surgical Services. Qualifications Education: High School diploma or equivalent Currently enrolled in accredited Surgical Technology program Experience: Customer friendly Must be in good health and able to physically complete a fitness assessment. Strong verbal and written communication skills Active listening, hearing and visual skills Must use written and/or verbal sources of information Good problem solving skills Basic personal computer skills and comfort with Microsoft Windows operating system; database and word processing skills required Strong time management skills Ability to think strategically and act tactically Ability to handle multiple tasks at the same time Ability to embrace the client relationship to guide decisions and actions Demonstrates good team work Certification and Licensure: CPR certified Compliance Requirements Comply with regulatory requirements, guidelines, and policies BEHAVIORAL STANDARDS: Service Patient Centered Customer Service: Genuinely care about people. Cultivate a compassionate environment: Changing lives for the better together. Quality Clinical and Operational Excellence: A relentless drive to be the best. Holistic Approach: Think and act for the benefit of the whole. People Promote a collaborative environment: Build effective working relationships with others. Identify and Develop Talent: Prepare others to deliver excellence. Financial Business Acumen: Know, own and drive our business. Continually Simplify and Improve: Work to make everything as efficient as possible. Growth Foster Innovation: Seek and apply leading edge solutions. Set Clear Direction: Tell others where you are going, how to get there and why. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be in good health and able to physically complete a fitness assessment. Ability to lift/carry 50lbs. Frequent and prolonged bending stooping, crouching, walking, pushing, pulling and standing. Now that you have read about what you will be doing and the experience we seek, it is time to apply and make a difference in the lives of our patients. UT Health East Texas is an equal opportunity employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities)

Keywords: UT Health Jacksonville, Tyler , Surgical Tech Extern, Healthcare , Jacksonville, Texas

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