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Certified Surgical Technologist III FT Days

Req #: 17007747
Location: Tampa, FL
Job Category: Surgery
Organization: Florida Hospital Carrollwood

Description
Work Hours/Shift

Florida Hospital Carrollwood
 

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 positioning
  • 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
  • Ability to function in the role of Second Assistant
  • Holds retractors or instruments as directed by the surgeon
  • Sponges or suctions operative site
  • Applies electrocautery to clamps on bleeders
  • Cuts suture material as directed by the surgeon
  • Connects drains to suction apparatus
  • Applies dressings to closed wound
  • Displays competency in at least three specialty areas and assist with maintaining and inventory of instrumentation and supplies according to physician preference cards
  • Acts as preceptor and assist with training other CST’s in their specialty areas
  • Completes all annual mandatory educational requirements
  • Attends 75% of unit staff meetings
 
 
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
  • Successful completion of Preceptor class
  • CST with at least two year of experience
  • Current CST/ Certified Surgical Assistant
  • BLS
  • AS in Surgical Technology (Preferred)
  • 2 year experience as a CST (Preferred)
  • Specialist in at least 2 areas as evidenced by Surgeon sign-offs, preceptor level (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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