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Surgical Associate PRN in Denton, TX at Texas Health Resources

Date Posted: 12/20/2018

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Denton, TX
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    Not Specified
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Job Description

Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Denton seeks to hire a Surgical Associate for PRN Time employment.
The address is 800 West Randol Mill Rd, Arlington, TX 76012.
Salary: Min $11.00 – Max $16.50, based on relevant work experience.  
PRN: As Needed
Position requires a high degree of confidentiality, positive interpersonal skills, acceptable grooming practices and ability to function in a fast paced, changing environment.
•  Completes routine stocking chores:
•  Restocks warmer with blankets and saline
•  Changes sharps containers
•  Stocks linen, and bags for trash and linen, as well as red bags
•  Stocks Expose II
•  Ensures two armboards and safety strap available for case
•  Stocks and replaces suction liners
•  Stocks sterile towels in cores
•  Stocks masks and OR room gels and sanitizers
•  Empties soiled linen carts to linen chute
•  Assists in moving patients to and from the operating room suites.
•  Follows patient identification requirements.
•  Maintains patient dignity and confidentiality.
•  Communicates appropriately with patients and families.
•  Observes safety procedures in moving patients.
•  Helps with patient positioning
•  Demonstrates basic understanding of asepsis
•  Decontaminates beds and stretchers between uses
•  Makes up beds and stretchers
•  Assists in room cleanup before and/or after surgery.
•  Disposes of hazardous waste appropriately.
•  Uses personal protective gear as required.
•  Follows procedure for cleaning of operating rooms and equipment.
•  Transports instruments to decontamination areas according to procedure.
•  Puts equipment and supplies away in appropriate place.
•  Restocks items
•  Other duties as assigned
•  Follows directions of circulating nurse in obtaining equipment, instruments and supplies as requested.
•  Answers call from Surgery Control Desk without delay
•  Acts as team member


The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:
•  H.S. Diploma or Equivalent
•  previous patient care experience preferred OR previous housekeeping or EVS experience highly preferred
•  BCLS - Basic Cardiac Life Support

Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Denton is a 255-bed, full-service hospital that has served North Texas and southern Oklahoma since 1987. Hospital services include heart and vascular care, women’s services, a Level III neonatal intensive care unit, orthopedics and sports medicine, pain management, emergency medicine, and a weight loss surgery program. As one of the largest employers in Denton County, Texas Health Denton has more than 1,000 employees and more than 325 physicians on its medical staff practicing in more than 45 specialties. Located 45 miles northwest of downtown Dallas and 40 miles northeast of downtown Fort Worth, Texas Health Denton is an accredited Cycle IV Chest Pain Center by the Society of Chest Pain Centers, a Joint Commission accredited Primary Stroke Center and a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence. We invite you to join us in furthering your career and our accomplishments and philosophy of excellence.
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