Position:  PRN Surgical Technician
Location:  Austin, TX
Job Id:  318
# of Openings:  0

Prelude is a comprehensive fertility company focused on providing people with the best options for meeting their family-building goals. Using a proactive approach to fertility care, Prelude aims to improve people's chances of having healthy babies when they are ready. The Austin Surgery Center is part of Prelude Fertility.
Austin is a multi-specialty ambulatory surgery center and fertility laboratory serving Austin and the surrounding communities. Opened in 2013, it features two operating rooms equipped with the latest technology, as well as a high complexity andrology laboratory. In addition to advanced reproductive surgery, our ASC offers a variety of gynecological, podiatric and plastic surgery procedures.

Austin is unlike any other physician’s office, surgery center or hospital setting. Our facility is specially designed for ease of access and, most importantly, your comfort. The staff at Austin is dedicated to providing the best patient experience in an optimal environment, which maximizes comfort, convenience and patient-focused amenities. We continue to exceed the national goals for quality, safety and patient satisfaction.

Austin is a Texas State licensed facility and maintains Medicare certification. The surgery center has also achieved accreditation by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC). Status as an accredited facility means our facility has met nationally recognized standards set by the AAAHC for the provision of quality health care.

We are currently seeking a PRN Surgical tech who would be interested in picking up some shifts on a PRN basis. A Surgical tech in our facility performs technical responsibilities relative to assisting physicians with the instrumentation of surgical intervention. Monitors PAR levels of all surgical instruments and supplies. Cleans and sterilizes all surgical instruments. Participates in staff meetings and performance improvement activities. Works under the direction and supervision of a Registered Nurse.
Essential Responsibilities:
  • Must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of patients served in the Facility.
  • Must demonstrate the knowledge of the principle of growth and development of the life span and possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patient’s requirements relative to his/her age specific needs and to provide the care needed as described in the Facility’s policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge of instruments and surgical techniques; instrument and needle counts; isolation techniques and terminal cleaning of surgical instruments and rooms.
  • Demonstrates the knowledge of specific technical surgical skills.
  • Functions within the position description and within the scope of employee/patient relationship.
  • Participates in opportunities of continuing education
  • Demonstrates the ability to utilize recognized channels of communication.
  • Demonstrates the ability to maintain good interpersonal relationships with patients, coworkers, and other health team members
Education and/or Experience:
  • High School Diploma or equivalent; college preferred
  • Operating Room experience required.
  • Two (2) years of operating room experience preferred.
  • Graduate of approved Operating Room Technical School preferred.

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