Certified Surgical Technician – East Outpatient Surgery Center – Per Diem in Orlando, FL at Adventist Health System

Date Posted: 9/19/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Per Diem
  • Location:
    Orlando, FL
  • Date Posted:
    9/19/2018
  • Job ID:
    268546
  • Job Function
    Patient Care Support
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    On Call
  • AHS Zone
    2-Legacy System
  • Organization
    Florida Hospital

Job Description

Certified Surgical Tech – East Outpatient Surgery Center – Per Diem

Florida Hospital seeks to hire a Certified Surgical Tech who will embrace our mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ.

Facility Profile:

Florida Hospital East Orlando, a 265-bed community hospital, has been serving East Orlando residents since 1941 as an innovative local leader that fills a vital need in a fast-growing area. A recent 200,000 square-foot expansion project upgraded the hospital to 265 beds, with a spacious patient tower and 80 new private rooms designed to enhance the holistic care experience

Department Profile:

The Florida Hospital Surgery Center is a state-of-the-art outpatient facility providing multi-specialty surgical and Endoscopy services located conveniently on the campus of Florida Hospital East Orlando. Serving nearly 3,000 patients annually, our innovative facility features private patient bays, advanced multispecialty operating rooms, and interventional endoscopy suites. Our highly-trained team provides the highest level of care while creating a world-class experience for our patients and their loved ones, our physician partners, and each other.

Work Hours/Shifts:
6:00 AM -5:00 PM; M-F

*$5,000 Sign-on Bonus available for eligible candidates (see terms below)


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 Florida Hospital 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:

  • 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)
  • 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)

Licensure, Certification, or Registration Required:

  • LPN Program Graduates: Current valid State of Florida or multi-state license as a Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
  • CST or CORT certification. Completion of an RN training program will be accepted in place of certification.
Job Responsibilities:

Demonstrates through behavior Florida Hospital’s Core Values of Integrity, Compassion, Balance, Excellence, Stewardship and Teamwork 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 FH 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.


*Bonus Details:

  • Applicable experience required.
  • Must live 50 or more miles from 601 East Rollins Dr., Orlando, FL to qualify.
  • Full Time employment contract required.
  • Rehires within 12 months are not eligible.

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 Certified Surgical Tech opportunity with Florida Hospital and apply online today.


Job Keywords:

Surgical Tech, Surgery, Central Sterile, LPN, Scrub Tech, East Orlando



Position Location:  East Orlando
Job:  Patient Care Support
Organization:  Florida Hospital
Primary Location:  US-FL-Orlando
Schedule:  Per Diem
Shift:  On Call
Job Level:  Staff / Associate
Education Level:  Associate's Degree
Travel:  No
Job Posting:  Jul 19, 2018, 11:58:27 AM

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