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Certified First Assist Full Time Evenings 10:30am to 9:00pm Wesley Chapel in Wesley Chapel, FL at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 2/9/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
    2/9/2019
  • Job ID:
    18015150
  • Job Function
    Surgery
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    2 - Evening
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Wesley Chapel

Job Description


Description

SCHEDULE / SHIFT:

Full Time Evenings, 40 hours per week, 10:30am to 9:00pm.


GENERAL SUMMARY:

Reporting to the Director Surgical Services, the Surgical Scrub Tech/First Assist is responsible for assisting the surgical team by acting as the primary scrub person who handles the instruments, supplies and equipment during surgical procedures. The Surgical Tech/First Assist maintains constant vigilance for the maintenance of the sterile field. In addition, the Surgical Tech will serve as the scrub for all surgical cases in the department. Scrubs surgical cases and performs tasks as necessary for the efficient and effective functioning of the operating room, as well as the delivery of quality care. Also, performs a variety of non-nursing functions. All duties are performed in accordance with established departmental and Hospital policies and procedures. The position actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all, while implementing the principles of Florida Hospital. 



PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Participates with the professional nurse in planning for and preparing for surgical procedures in the assigned areas
  • Sets up sterile instruments and supplies and assists the surgeon with instruments, sutures and supplies during the course of surgery
  • Observes and reports to the professional nurse pertinent observations, sterile technique, the patient's physical condition and doctors' needs
  • Assists in providing a safe, clean and comfortable environment for patients
  • Demonstrates initiative by performing other functions such as cleaning the room, including the floor, between surgeries
  • Responsible for watching and protecting sterile items and for staying in the assigned sterile area and keeping unsterile people and unsterile objects from contaminating sterile area or self
  • Maintains proper position during all cases so as not to contaminate self and supplies or hamper progress of the surgery
  • Assists in training new OR personnel, as requested
  • Directly responsible for appropriate use of department equipment and supplies required in standard care of patients. Prudent use of equipment, supplies, time and personnel will prevent monetary loss or damage to resources that could be minimal or substantial
  • Complies with department safety policies, procedures and protocol. Responsible to help ensure that the safety and physical well-being of patients, family members, visitors and co-workers are maintained
  • Participates in unit specific and multi-disciplinary Performance Improvement activities at the Hospital/Unit-based level
  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • Demonstrated specialization in one or more surgical areas as determined by Director

Qualifications
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
  • Graduate of an accredited school of surgical technology. (First Assist)
  • Minimum 5 years of experience as a scrub technician in a multi-specialty setting required
  • Demonstrated specialization in one or more surgical areas as determined by Director


LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:
  • BLS upon hire
  • Certified Surgical Technician certificate upon hire
  • Certified Operating Room First Assist certification upon hire
  • Four hours of Hip & Knee replacement surgery education within 6 months of hire, then annually

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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