Uncertified Surgical Technician – Surgical Services – East Orlando - Per Diem at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 8/24/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Per Diem
  • Location:
    Orlando, FL
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
    8/24/2019
  • Job ID:
    283908
  • Job Family
    Patient Care Support
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    On Call
  • Application Zone
    2-Legacy System
  • Organization
    AdventHealth East Orlando

Job Description



Uncertified Surgical Technician – Surgical Services – East Orlando - Per Diem

AdventHealth East Orlando seeks to hire a Surgical Technician – Uncertified who will embrace our mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ.



Facility Profile:

AdventHealth East Orlando, a 293-bed full service community hospital that serves as one of AdventHealth’s seven satellite facilities, became part of the AdventHealth system in 1990. At AdventHealth East Orlando, we strive to improve our patients’ quality of life through a holistic approach to health care — mind, body and spirit — while remaining at the forefront of medical innovation. During the past ten years, we’ve invested more than %24122 million in facility improvements to serve the growing community. Among the recent additions and openings, we have an expanded emergency room, a center for Medical Simulation and Education, a Children’s Emergency Center, a Renovated Cancer Institute, and a new 40-bed inpatient nursing unit. The hospital is also home to the AdventHealth Orthopedic Institute at East Orlando as well as a comprehensive urology program.



Department Profile:

The Inpatient Surgical Services department at AdventHealth East Orlando consists of several patient-focused units dedicated to different aspects of the surgery process. The entire department is team driven, with emphasis on the patient experience and efficiency of care. The ability to achieve both physician and patient satisfaction is an important goal here. Our units include a six-bed OR, pre-admission services, paranesthesia, 14-bed PACU, 12-bed endoscopy/pain management, and 22-bed outpatient same-day surgery.



Work Hours/Shifts:

Sun-Sat; between the hours of 7am - 11pm



Job Summary:

Under general supervision, a surgical scrub technician/nurse assists with the patient care in surgery by performance of technical and other delegated duties. Functions as a member of the surgical team, as a scrub person by providing care to surgical patients of age specific groups identified in the unit standards of care (may include neonate to geriatric). Adheres to the AdventHealth Corporate Compliance Plan and to all rules and regulations of all applicable local, state and federal agencies and accrediting bodies. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.



Knowledge, Skills, Education, & Experience Required:

  • Ability to communicate by reading, writing legibly, speaking and comprehending English effectively in order to carry out job requirements.
  • Basic skills and related to aseptic/ sterile technique and knowledge of surgical instrumentation (Preferred)
  • Graduate from school of surgical technology, LPN program, RN program, or completion of a military training program that includes surgical technology skills.
  • Experience in the clinical setting related to area of specialty (Preferred)



Licensure, Certification, or Registration Required:

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification
  • CST or CORT certification (Preferred)



Job Responsibilities:

Demonstrates through behavior AdventHealth’s Core Values of Keep Me Safe, Love Me, Make it Easy, and Own it as outlined in the organization’s Performance Excellence Program.
  • Performs the role of surgical scrub by anticipating the needs of the surgeon and keeping the circulating nurse informed of any needs throughout a procedure. Ensures that all supplies, equipment, and medications are assembled prior to the procedure.
  • Is innovative in maintaining high standards and quality in the facilitation of cost savings and containment.
  • In an efficient and organized manner, assists team with safe and appropriate operating room turnover times. Directs ancillary personnel participating in room turnover. Provides assistance and support as needed to members of the surgical team.
  • Supervises other healthcare team members in the surgical environment. Utilizes knowledge base to assist with orientation, training, and the education of new personnel.
  • Promotes a safe environment. Takes appropriate action in emergency situations, being aware of and controlling hazards which may endanger patients, visitors, and employees. Identifies and reports environmental concerns to the management team. Ensures adherence to appropriate regulatory standards and AH policy and procedure.
  • Follows CDC isolation guidelines, appropriately uses PPE, and performs hand washing according to policy. Strictly adheres to all infection control practices and diligently monitors aseptic technique of the entire surgical team. Takes immediate corrective action for breaks in technique.
  • Participates in practice changes as a result of performance improvement activities. Supports quality standards and initiatives set by the department. Adheres to all policies and procedures.
  • Supports the customer and employee satisfaction activities of the organization. Maintains good relationships with physicians, management, other departments and staff. Investigates and responds to complaints in a timely manner.
If you want to be a part of a team that is dedicated to delivering the highest quality in patient care, we invite you to explore the Surgical Technician – Uncertified opportunity with AdventHealth East Orlando and apply online today.



Job Keywords:

Surgical Technician, Uncertified, East Orlando, Per Diem



Position Location:  East Orlando
Job:  Patient Care Support
Organization:  AdventHealth Central Florida
Primary Location:  US-FL-Orlando
Schedule:  Per Diem
Shift:  On Call
Job Level:  Staff / Associate
Education Level:  Non Degree Program
Travel:  No
Job Posting:  Jul 24, 2019, 11:35:39 AM

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