Certified Surgical Technologist II AdventHealth Tampa
Location Address: 3100 East Fletcher Avenue Tampa, Florida 33613
Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Tampa
Florida Hospital Pepin Heart Institute, known across the country for its advances in cardiovascular disease prevention, diagnosis, treatment and research.
Surgical Pioneers â“ the first in Tampa with the latest robotics in spine surgery
Building a brand new, six story surgical and patient care tower which will ensure state of the art medical and surgical car for generations to come
Awarded the Get With The Guidelines â“ Stroke GOLD Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association and have been recognized as a recipient of their Target: Stroke Honor Roll for our expertise in stroke care. We have also received certification by The Joint Commission in collaboration with the American Stroke Association as a Primary Stroke Center.
Full Time, Day Shift. Four 10-hour shifts (6:30 a - 5:00 p) or Three 12-hour shifts (6:30a - 7:00p)
You Will Be Responsible For:
Checks supplies and equipment needed for surgical procedure
Scrubs, gowns, and gloves
Sets up sterile table with instruments, supplies, equipment, and medications/solutions needed for procedureâ™ displays knowledge of procedure and patient postitioning
Performs appropriate counts with circulator prior to the operation and before incision is closed
Gowns and gloves surgeon and assistants
Helps in draping sterile field
Passes instruments, etc., to surgeon during procedure
Maintains highest standard of sterile technique during procedure
Prepares sterile dressings
Cleans and prepares instruments for terminal sterilization
Assists other members of team with terminal cleaning of room
Assists in prepping room for the next patient
Works with RN and team members to provide safe patient care
Handles surgical specimens with 100% accuracy
Recognizes/ responds immediately to emergency situations appropriately
Displays awareness of and participates in cost effective behaviors endorsed by the organization
Performs duties in a timely manner, communicates all updates/ delays to team members/ team leader
Communicates supply problems appropriately, restocking supplies for the unit as needed
Readily accepts assignment or changes in assignment, maintains a positive attitude if asked to float to another room/ unit
Willingness to change schedule to meet unit staffing needs
Demonstrates competencies as defined by individual unit
Increases clinical knowledge/ skills independently, working with unfamiliar procedures/ surgeons to expand/ develop new skills
Takes responsibility for decisions, actions and results, delivers on commitments
What You Will Need:
Individuals must possess these knowledge, skills and abilities and be able to explain and to demonstrate that s/he can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities.
Completion of validation skills
Knowledge of sterile technique, instrumentation, equipment, and sterile field set-up
Knowledge of sterilization techniques
High School education or equivalent
Successful completion of an accredited Surgical Technology Course
Minimum three yearsâ™ experience as as a CST
Able to precept and act as resource person during procedures.
Specialist in at least 2 major surgical specialties (for example: Orthopedics, Robotics, and Neurosurgery/Spine).
Completion of AS in Surgical Technology
Current CST/ Certified Surgical Assistant
American Heart Association BLS
The Surgical Technologist II is a member of the health care team who performs technical support in the perioperative period under the direction and supervision of a Registered Nurse according to the accepted clinical standards of care.
AdventHealth Greater Orlando (formerly Florida Hospital) is one of the largest faith-based health care providers in the United States. For 150 years, we have carried on a tradition of providing whole-person care that not only addresses patients' physical ailments, but also supports their emotional and spiritual well-being. We demonstrate the same level of compassion and care for our employees as well, doing all that we can to help them realize their full potential – both personally and professionally.