Certified Surgical Technician - General Surgery – Orlando - Nights
Florida Hospital Orlando seeks to hire a Certified Surgical Technician who will embrace our mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ.
Located on a lush tropical campus, our flagship hospital, 1,107-bed Florida Hospital Orlando, serves as the major tertiary facility for much of the Southeast, the Caribbean and South America. Florida Hospital Orlando houses one of the largest Emergency Departments and largest cardiac catheterization labs in the country. We are already one of the busiest hospitals in the nation, providing service excellence to more than 32,000 inpatients and 125,000 outpatients each year.
Our expanding unit performs over 17,000 procedures a year offering challenging and rewarding work in orthopedics/podiatry, general/GYN, plastics, urology, ENT, dental and more. We possess an extensive minimally invasive program in several specialties using the latest laparoscopic treatment technologies. Currently we have four robots which are used daily for GYN oncology, urology, ENT and general surgeries. Pediatric surgery has expanded to four fully integrated suites that were specially designed to produce optimal outcomes for our pediatric population. We perform heart, lung, liver, kidney (cadaveric or living donor) and kidney/pancreas transplants as part of our very busy transplant program. An OR internship training program, department in-service education programs and a professional practice advancement ladder are offered as well.
Sunday – Wednesday; 9p – 7a
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:
Ability to communicate by reading, writing legibly, speaking and comprehending English effectively in order to carry out job requirements.
Basic aseptic/sterile technique skills (Preferred)
Knowledge of surgical instrumentation (Preferred)
Graduate from school of surgical technology or LPN program or 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)
Licensure, Certification, or Registration Required:
LPN Program Graduates: Current valid State of Florida or multi state license as a Licensed Practical Nurse
BLS (Basic Life Support) Certification
CST Certification or CORT certification OR Completion of an RN training program
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.
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 Technician opportunity with Florida Hospital Orlando and apply online today.
Surgical Tech, Surgery, Central Sterile, LPN, Scrub Tech, Orlando
Job: Patient Care Support
Primary Location: US-FL-Orlando
Position Location Orlando
Organization Florida Hospital
Job Level Staff / Associate
Education Level Technical Certification
Job Posting Dec 7, 2018, 10:55:49 AM
Req ID: 274345
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