Surgical Tech Operating Room Full Time Days North Pinellas at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 7/6/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
    7/6/2019
  • Job ID:
    19008470
  • Job Family
    Surgery
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    AdventHealth North Pinellas

Job Description


Description

Full Time Surgical Tech Days at AdventHealth North Pinellas

Location Address: 1395 S Pinellas Avenue, Tarpon Springs, Florida 34689

Top Reasons to Work At AdventHealth North Pinellas

  • Great Culture
  • Top Quality outcomes
  • Nurse Excellence Committee (NEC)/Governance
  • Leadership is accessible
  • Located on the Gulf of Mexico

Work Hours/Shift:

Full Time Days plus call


You Will Be Responsible For:


  • 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.

 

Qualifications

What will you need?

  • Minimum of one year scrub experience in a multi-disciplinary surgical service.
  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Current American Heart Association's Basic Life Support certification
  • Current Operating Room Technician Certification. (Preferred)
 Job Summary:

Provides care and safety of the patient while in the Operating Room under the direct supervision of the Registered Nurse.  By knowledge and assessment of the individual patient and procedure, the technician anticipates the needs of the surgeon and provides this service while maintaining an aseptic and safe environment.  Represents the Department of Nursing in a professional and courteous manner. This individual will often coordinate his/her work to meet the ever-changing needs of the department/hospital.  Day-to-day responsibilities require good use of judgment regarding timely and appropriate communication with the hospital staff, patients and visitors. Recognizes the need for teamwork and functions as part of a multi-disciplinary team


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

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