Surgical Tech First Assist

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  • DeTar Healthcare System DeTar Healthcare System

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  • Full Time

Job Description

*Graduate of a certified surgical technician program and a recognized first assistant training program. At least one year experience as a surgical tech is required.


It's an exciting time to consider joining our team at DeTar Healthcare System in Victoria, TX! We firmly believe in the ability of individuals to make a significant impact in healthcare. With a team of over 1,200 dedicated healthcare professionals, our two fully-functional acute care hospitals, DeTar Hospital Navarro and DeTar Hospital North, have earned recognition from the Joint Commission for delivering high-quality care. We are committed to being a place of healing, compassion, and community for our patients and their families. When you join our team, you become part of a group that includes physicians, nurses, and various healthcare professionals who foster a culture of empathy and innovation. We value your ability to generate new ideas and solutions to challenges, and we eagerly anticipate collaborating with you to turn them into reality. We look forward to welcoming you to your second family!

Position Overview:

  • The role is that of a Surgical Technician who provides direct support to surgeons during surgical procedures.
  • Responsibilities include positioning and prepping patients before surgery, ensuring clear visibility for the surgeon using instruments such as retractors and sponges, controlling bleeding, closing surgery sites using sutures or staples, and properly dressing wounds.
  • The Surgical Technician also collaborates with doctors and other surgical team members to ensure proper post-operative care of patients.


  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Graduate of a certified surgical technician program and a recognized first assistant training program.
  • A minimum of one year of experience as a surgical tech is required.
  • Experience with Endoscopic Vein Harvesting (EVH) highly preferred.

This Surgical Technician position at DeTar Healthcare System offers an opportunity for healthcare professionals to join a dedicated team that focuses on providing exceptional care to the community. It provides a platform for individuals with relevant experience and qualifications to contribute to the organization's mission of healing, caring, and innovation.

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