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Surgical Technologist II Women's Center OR FT Days

Req #: 17006676
Location: Tampa, FL
Job Category: Surgery
Organization: Florida Hospital Tampa

Description
Work Hours/Shift
40 Hours Full Time Day Shift + Call

Florida Hospital Tampa
 
Our hospital has celebrated many firsts in Tampa’s health care history since we opened our doors in 1968. Today, more than four decades later, Florida Hospital Tampa continues to offer innovative medicine as we elevate health care in the Tampa Bay region.
 
At Florida Hospital Tampa, our diverse clinical specialties provide world-class health care to our patients. We offer the most trusted, expert care in key specialties including cardiovascular care, neurosciences, orthopedics, women's health, cancer and surgery. Our skilled surgeons not only utilize minimally invasive and robot-assisted procedures, but they are also leaders in improving these advanced techniques.

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 procedure’ 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
 
Qualifications

What will you need?

  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Completion of validation skills
  • Knowledge of sterile technique, instrumentation, equipment, and sterile field set-up
  • Knowledge of sterilization techniques
  • Laser skills/ training
  • High School Graduate/ GED
  • Successful Completion of accredited Surgical Technology program
  • Completion from accredited Surgical Technology program
  • Minimum 1 year experience as a CST
  • Current CST/ Certified Surgical Assistant
  • AHA BLS
  • AS in Surgical Technology (Preferred)

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