Certified Surgical Tech Surgery Room PRN Days
Req #: 17012128
Location: DeLand, FL
Job Category: Surgery
Organization: Florida Hospital DeLand
Potential Referral Bonus: $
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Florida Hospital DeLand
For over 50 years, Florida Hospital DeLand, a full-service, 156-bed acute care hospital located in DeLand, FL, has served the West Volusia area and surrounding communities. Florida Hospital DeLand has grown to include Florida Hospital DeLand Victoria Medical Park, Florida Hospital Digestive Health Center and the Florida Hospital DeLand Cancer Institute. We are fully accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health Care Organizations; which includes being awarded their Gold Seal of Approval. Our efforts to strive for excellence has led to being voted “Best Hospital and Best Rehab” by Best of the West — Daytona News Journal and a Top 100 Company for Working Families in Central Florida.
At Florida Hospital DeLand, we believe that better quality of care leads to better quality of life, so we’re committed to providing each of our patients the absolute best medical care in the most cutting-edge facilities possible, all in a caring, compassionate, neighborly environment. Our mission is to offer hope and healing to all of our patients in conjunction with our mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ within our community.
You will be responsible for:
- Demonstrates good interpersonal skills by a willingness to help others and acceptance of constructive criticism.
- Seeks pertinent information to maintain a high degree of efficiency.
- Recognizes limits of individual responsibility within the framework of the job description while working toward mutual goals of the organization.
- Maintains a professional attitude while promoting responsibility as an individual and as a member of the healthcare team.
- Understands the preoperative diagnosis, common complications and operative pathology relating to specific surgical procedures.
- Utilizes surgeon’s preference cards to appropriately execute a plan of care during the surgical procedure.
- Selects and prepares necessary supplies and equipment.
- Checks all equipment for working order.
- Verifies exposure to sterilization and integrity of sterile packaging. Opens supplies aseptically.
- Establishes and maintains a sterile field for each surgical procedure.
- Complies with all policies, procedures and recommended practices pertaining to the use, care and maintenance of supplies and equipment.
- Identifies principles and demonstrates techniques of disinfection, sterilization and environmental control.
- Maintains a sterile conscience and identifies breaks in aseptic technique. Takes corrective action appropriately. Demonstrates a working knowledge of the principles of aseptic technique is accordance with AORN recommended standards.
- Prepares and knows the specific uses of all needed equipment and supplies including solutions and drugs.
- Displays dexterity in the use of surgical instruments throughout the procedure.
- Continually maintains a neat and orderly sterile field as dictated by the sequence of the procedure.
- Uses economy in time, motion and material while assisting the surgical team.
- Adheres to all surgical count policies.
- Adheres to medication administration policy.
- Identifies unusual or emergency situations and uses sound judgment in instituting procedures to correct them in a calm and efficient manner.
- Assists with patient transportation and positioning as needed.
- Respects the patient as an individual.
- Monitors the patient to identify deviations from expected responses requiring immediate action.
- Assists with appropriate preparation of instruments and equipment for decontamination or terminal sterilization.
- Assists with room turnover to expedite the surgery schedule.
- Assists in any other assigned duties set forth by the Charge Nurse or the Manager of Surgery.
What you will need?
- High school graduate and graduate of an accredited surgical technologist program.
- National certification required, i.e. is a Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) or Tech in Surgery-Certified (TS-C).
- The CST certification must be renewed every four years, or as required by the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA). The TS-C certification must be renewed every five years, or as required by the National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT).
- Current BLS is also required.
- At least one year of experience in a hospital setting, to include regular routine scrubbing experience in several surgical specialties.