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Certified Surgical Technician Operating Room Full Time Days Possible $5000 Sign-On Bonus Ocala in Ocala, FL at Adventist Health System

Date Posted: 12/5/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
  • Location:
    Ocala, FL
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Job Function
  • Travel
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • AHS Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    Florida Hospital Ocala

Job Description

Work Hours/Shift
Full Time Days, 40 hours per week.
Florida Hospital Ocala
Florida Hospital Ocala opened its doors in 1898 as Marion General Hospital and has been in continuous operation since then. Then in 1928, the hospital was renamed to Munroe Memorial Hospital. Adventist Health System acquired Munroe Regional Medical and renamed it Florida Hospital Ocala in 2018. Florida Hospital - Ocala is situated in the heart of the city, minutes away from a vibrant, growing downtown area.  Ocala is situated in the heart of Marion County, Florida and is surrounded by the beautiful rolling pastures that have come to be known as the horse capital of the world.  The city boasts a genuine appreciation for the arts, a growing economy that’s attracting national businesses and a school system that includes nine schools with magnet designations. Florida Hospital Ocala is a 425-bed acute-care and offers a variety of services including, 24/7 Emergency Care, Diagnostic Testing, Inpatient and Outpatient Surgery, Women’s Services, and Inpatient and Outpatient Therapy. We were named Marion County’s most preferred hospital for overall quality and image and best doctors and nurses for 13 consecutive years (National Research Corporation, 2015/2016). Nationally we were voted for “America’s Best 50 Hospitals Award” nine years in a row.
The position, as a member of the surgical team, provides support to the surgeon and other members of the surgical team in performing surgical procedures in an environment that adheres to perioperative standards and provides for optimal patient safety.
What you will responsible for:
  • Maintains proper body alignment of the patient when assisting with positioning patients for procedures.
  • Utilizes proper aseptic and sterile technique, and appropriate personal protective equipment.
  • Utilizes aseptic technique in preparation of sterile supplies and maintains the sterile field at all times. Assists with monitoring all members of the team for aseptic and sterile technique compliance.
  • Monitors and reports variances in standards of practice utilizing the chain of command in a timely manner.
  • Adheres to AORN Guidelines in maintaining cleanliness in the work area.                                      
  • Ensures all equipment is in working order and appropriately and timely reports and/or corrects deficiencies with equipment or the operating room environment. Removes malfunctioning equipment/instruments per policy.
  • Proactively participates in the safe procedure review process.          
  • Adheres to policies regarding handling and removing of bio hazardous materials.            
  • Adheres to the surgical count procedure per policy.
  • Demonstrates competence in scrubbing with and assisting the physician by utilizing appropriate priority-setting skills and anticipating the surgeons needs during routine and emergent procedures.  Works efficiently to provide prompt access to sterile items. Adheres to the Surgical Attire (Dress Code) in Sterile Invasive Procedure and Instrument Processing Departments policy.
  • Appropriately precleans instruments at the point of use for terminal sterilization.
  • Serves as an advocate for their patients' safety and comfort.             
What you will need:
  • High school Diploma or equivalent
  • Graduate of an Accredited Surgical Technologist Program
  • CST certification obtained through the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA) or Tech in Surgery - Certified (ST-C) obtained through the National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT) / BLS
Preferred Qualifications:
  • One year experience as a Surgical Technologist but will consider new graduates of an accredited program.

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

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