Location Address: 7050 Gall Boulevard Zephyrhills, Florida 33541
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Full Time, Day shift plus call. Four 10-hour shifts. (6:45 a - 5:15 p)
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, regarding sterile technique
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.
Demonstrates competence in care of specimens and accurately handles specimens at all times.
Completes operating room counts (instruments, sponges, needles); follows proper procedure in the event of incorrect count; reports all discrepancies to Circulating RN and surgeon and/or corrects immediately
Performs other duties as assigned.
Team member will work the assigned unit based on his/her orientation, competencies and patient needs to include floating between Dade City and Zephyrhills as assigned.
What You Will Need:
Ability and willingness to work a flexible schedule.
Ability and willingness to adapt to change.
Excellent communication skills.
Ability to multitask.
Completion of High School/GED
Graduate of Surgical Technology school/course or equivalent training
Minimum of 1 year work experience in the Operating Room
Current American Heart Association BLS certification
Current certification for CST/ or Obtained within 90 days of employment
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.
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.