Surgical Assistant III – Celebration Surgery – Celebration in Celebration, FL at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 6/7/2019

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    2-Legacy System

Job Description

Surgical Assistant III – Celebration Surgery – Celebration

AdventHealth Celebration seeks to hire a Surgical Assistant III who will embrace our mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ.

Facility Profile:

Established in 1997 and now a 203-bed hospital, AdventHealth Celebration Health was designed as a Mediterranean resort-style facility to serve as a cornerstone of health in Disney’s planned community of Celebration, Florida. The hospital consistently delivers a state-of-the-art healing environment to residents of Osceola, Orange, Polk and Lake Counties, as well as to visitors from across the United States and the world. All within a 'living laboratory' of groundbreaking, research-driven clinical solutions that integrate mind, body and spirit in the defeat of illness and disease.

Department Profile:

Our state-of-the-art Surgical Services area is a diverse and exciting department serving both the general and specialty surgery populations. We handle a wide range of procedures including orthopedics, gynecology, otolaryngology, head & neck, urology, peripheral/vascular, plastic-cosmetic, oncology, laser, plastic reconstructive, podiatry, bariatric and neurosurgery. Designed for optimal treatment and patient care, our facilities consist of several units dedicated to specific stages of the surgical services process. AdventHealth Celebration Health performs robotic surgical procedures, minimally invasive surgery, telesurgeries and webcasts. We began our Global Robotics Institute in January 2008, with two robots in the main OR. The rooms are fully integrated via Storz OR1 to allow for connectivity with our educational center, off-site entities and other facilities.

Work Hours/Shifts:

M-F ; 9A-5P

*$10,000 Sign-on Bonus available for eligible candidates (see terms below)

Job Summary:

The Surgical Assistant III (SAIII) assists in performing duties and activities for surgical patients of all age groups. This includes the following duties: patient transport, patient positioning, courier for specimens, supplies and medication, participation in OR room turnovers, preparation of case supplies and equipment and scrubbing in for procedures to act in the role of camera, retractor or limb holder. The SA III maintains competency in additional advanced ancillary role specific related duties which may include, but are not limited to, supply management, case preparation, and equipment set up and troubleshooting. 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 clearly and effectively communicate written and verbal Information
  • Ability to comprehend instructions and processes to carry out job requirements
  • Medical Terminology course or completed coursework in a Surgical Tech Training Program
  • Previous experience in surgical services (Preferred)
  • Experience working with patients in an acute care setting. (Preferred)
  • High School Diploma or GED (Preferred)
  • For advanced ancillary support roles completion of specialty training is preferred. (Preferred)
  • Enrollment in a Surgical Tech training program. (Preferred)
  • Under the direct supervision of a surgical tech or RN preceptor (scrubbed in at the sterile field) (Preferred)

Licensure, Certification, or Registration Required:

  • CPR

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 tasks as required to meet departmental needs to include: patient transport, patient positioning, courier for specimens, supplies and medication, participation in OR room turnovers, preparation of case supplies and equipment and scrubbing in for procedures to act in the role of camera, retractor or limb holder.
  • Assists with equipment management. May have specific training related to lasers, video, stealth, robotic, or other equipment utilized in the department. Demonstrates knowledge of equipment set up, troubleshooting and cleaning. Reports any problems with equipment to department Manager.
  • Participates in the preparation of the patient for procedures as directed by the RN. Cooperates as part of the multidisciplinary team by communicating pertinent patient information to the RN and completing assignments. May remove medications from the pneumatic tube system for immediate delivery to the RN or for securing purposes in the medication room.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of supplies utilized for procedures. Ensures supplies are available for procedures as indicated, returns unused supplies to correct locations. Assists with maintenance of par levels and inventory.
  • Promotes a safe environment. Demonstrates appropriate action in emergency situations, demonstrates awareness and control of hazards which may endanger patients, visitors and employees, identifies and reports environmental concerns to the management team. Ensures adherence to appropriate regulatory standards and AdventHealth policy and procedure. Ensures work areas and hallways are free of clutter.
  • Follows CDC isolation guidelines, demonstrates appropriate use of PPE, performs hand washing according to policy and enforces safety regulations. Strictly adheres to all infection control practices. Maintains basic knowledge of aseptic technique and has knowledge of the boundaries of the sterile surgical field.
  • Supports the customer and employee satisfaction activities of the organization. Maintains good relationships with physicians, management, other departments, and staff.
  • Supports quality standards and initiatives set by the department. Participates in performance improvement projects. Adheres to all policies and procedures.
  • Employees enrolled in a Surgical Tech Training Program: Ability to participate in the surgical procedure by performing the appropriate surgical hand scrub, donning surgical attire, maintaining the sterile field, passing instrumentation, and participating in surgical counts.

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 Assistant III opportunity with AdventHealth Celebration and apply online today.

*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.

Job Keywords:

Surgical Assistant III, Celebration Surgery, Celebration

Position Location:  Celebration
Job:  Patient Care Support
Organization:  AdventHealth Central Florida
Primary Location:  US-FL-Celebration
Schedule:  Full-time
Shift:  Day
Job Level:  Entry Level
Education Level:  None
Travel:  No
Job Posting:  Jun 7, 2019, 7:53:34 PM

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