UMC's Mission, Vision and Standards Include:
Vision Statement: To Serve Our Patients in the Best Teaching Hospital in the Country
Mission Statement: Service is our passion. We serve by providing safe, high quality care to all, achieving excellent financial performance, and training tomorrow's healthcare professionals.
Standards of Excellence: Attitude, Communication, Responsiveness, Compassion, Teamwork, Ownership, Safety and Respect
- Magnet Designated
- 501 licensed beds
- Regions only Level I Trauma Center
- Regions only BICU
- DNV accredited
- Primary teaching hospital for the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC)
- Ranked as one of the Best Places to Work in Texas by Texas Monthly
General Job / Performance Information
Education and Experience
High School Graduate or equivalent.
Prefer graduate of Surgical Technologist program, or training in laboratory, or respiratory services.
Familiar with OR procedures desired.
Knowledge of basic pharmacology, sterile processing, basic knowledge of ECG and arterial monitoring, mechanical aptitude, and blood gas/electrolyte analyzer. Prefer knowledge of anesthesia equipment.
Environmental / Working Conditions
The area where work is performed is a high-risk area for exposure to the blood borne pathogens.
Works in a well lighted heated and ventilated building. Hours may vary to accommodate needs in the department as prescribed by the philosophy of the hospital. May be required to work units other than the assigned one.
Interaction with Other Departments and Other Relationships
Close relationship with Department of Anesthesia, Labor and Delivery, MRI, Radiology, GI Laboratory, Sterile Processing Department, Central Stores, and OR Materials Management.
Responsible for planning, securing and arranging the necessary equipment and supplies for anesthesia needs in the operating room. Responsibilities include assisting staff and resident anesthesiologists.
Required Licensures / Certifications / Registrations
Maintain CPR certification.
Work is of medium demand; walking and standing most of the time on duty. Frequent reaching, handling, and fingering of equipment and supplies. Moderate frequency in moving and lifting heavy equipment. Near visual acuity to read gauges and dials on equipment.
Skills and Abilities
- Technical Competence
- Policy Compliance
- Organizational Behavior
- Fiscal responsibility
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.
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