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St. Joseph Health / Covenant Health Certified Surgical Tech - OR and CV Team in Lubbock, Texas

We are a ministry that stands by our Values and our Promise - Know me, care for me, easy my way.

This posting serves to establish interested candidates for current open positions at the following locations: Covenant Medical Center and Grace Medical Center

The status of the position and shift will vary depending on the location.

There are 3 different shifts; day, evening and overnight. The work hours vary based on location; 8 hour, 10 hour, and 12 hour shifts.

In this position you will:

  1. Scrubs hands and arms; dons sterile operating room attire; organizes the

sterile field; passes instruments, suture, and other needed sterile items to

surgeon, anticipating the need. Holds retractors and cuts suture.

  1. Selects supplies and equipment for case cart based on surgeon’s preference

card; organizes supplies, equipment, and instruments in operating room.

  1. Checks, adjusts, and operates equipment such as sterilizes, lights, suction,

electrosurgical units, and diagnostic equipment. Documents appropriately

according to hospital policy.

  1. Helps prepare and care for specimens identified for laboratory analysis;

applies dressings as directed.

  1. Identifies, prepares, and labels medications given to the sterile field.

  2. Cleans and restocks the OR suites.

To qualify for a Certified Surgical Tech :

Education : Graduate of an accredited school of Surgical Technology or Armed Services Surgical Technology program.

License / Certification : Must obtain certification within 180 days of hire unless the employee graduated from an accredited school of Surgical Technology or Armed Services Surgical Technology program prior to September 2009.

Preferred Qualifications:

Certification in Surgical Technology preferred.

Covenant Health System is a faith-based ministry, focused on caring for the whole person - body, mind, and spirit - working with others to improve health and quality of life in our communities.

Thank you for applying with CHS. Your application will carefully be reviewed for the position(s) you have applied for. Please continue to seek career opportunities with us by visiting our web site at Your interest in Covenant Health System is appreciated.

Covenant Health System provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Covenant Health System complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Company: Covenant Health

Category: Surgical Techs