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.
A hospital is only as good as its caregivers. That's why we're looking for allied health professionals who are dedicated and passionate about their work. We're looking for employees who can add to our culture of exemplary patient care and personal excellence. We're looking for exceptional professionals who share our vision and values.
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.
DISCLAIMER 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.
POSITION SUMMARY:Â A person prepared in technical surgical skills who actively participates in the care of the surgical patient.Â 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.Â 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.Â Supports an organizational culture for Service Excellence and practices the Service Excellence Standards to all customer groups.
Assists the RN with implementation of an age appropriate plan of care through tasks routinely delegated by the RN and tasks delegated by the RN based on patientâ€™s condition and the individualâ€™s skills.
Can first and second scrub simple uncomplicated surgical cases applicable to the Tech level.
Demonstrates both knowledge and technical expertise regarding sterile processing.
Demonstrates both knowledge and technical expertise regarding procedures, equipment, supplies, instruments, and surgical sequence for all procedures applicable to the Tech level (see attached Tech Orientation Checklist).
Demonstrates ability to use prior knowledge in adapting to and learning new procedures.
Assists the RN to provide an environment conducive to safety for patients, visitors, and employees.