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Certified Surgical Technologist Main Operating Room FT Days $5000 sign on bonus

Req #: 17013934
Location: Tarpon Springs, FL
Job Category: Surgery
Organization: FH North Pinellas
Potential Referral Bonus: $

Description
Work Hours/Shift
Full Time Day Shift

Florida Hospital North Pinellas
Florida Hospital North Pinellas is a full-service, 168-bed facility dedicated to helping our neighbors in beautiful Tarpon Springs and beyond. As a regional medical center, we offer a wide range of comprehensive services, testing and education opportunities for our community. We’ve been focused on meeting the needs of North Pinellas residents for nearly 90 years, and Florida Hospital has built its reputation for compassionate, patient-centered care for more than a century.
 
Important Note: Florida Hospital North Pinellas is a Smoke/Tobacco Free Campus.

Tobacco use is defined as the use of any tobacco product including the use of temporary aids to stop smoking such as nicotine patches, nicotine gum or other similar products.

Applicants being considered for employment at Florida Hospital North Pinellas will be tested for nicotine use as part of their regular pre-employment screening. Those who are identified as tobacco users will be ineligible for employment, but may reapply in six months
 
Drug Free/Tobacco Free Workplace
EOE
 
 
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
  • Honor's patient's rights by following privacy guidelines and code of ethics with our patients, physicians, co-workers, and guests. 
  • Demonstrates honesty and fairness in all that they do and accepts accountability for their actions. 
  • Recognize and anticipate the needs of others and go beyond their job to exceed expectations of those we serve.
  • Greets everyone they encounter with a smile, using caring tone during conversations, and makes frequent and appropriate eye contact.
  • Use common courtesy practices such as helping lost individuals, saying please and thank you, and knocking on a patient's door before entering. 
  • Proactively support a culture of safety and quality.
  • Listen respectfully and avoid defensiveness in verbal and non-verbal communication. Exhibit willingness to assist co-workers.
  • Display support in organizational decisions in their communication and actions.  Refrains from gossiping and spreading rumors. 
  • Looks for opportunities to support, recognize and celebrate teamwork.
Qualifications
What will you 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.
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Completion of validation skills
  • Knowledge of sterile technique, instrumentation, equipment, and sterile field set-up
  • Knowledge of sterilization techniques
  • High School Graduate/ GED
  • Successful Completion of accredited Surgical Technology program
  • Completion from accredited Surgical Technology program, certification acquired within 6 months of graduation
  • AS in Surgical Technology (Preferred)
  • 1 year experience as a CST (Preferred)
  • Current ST/ Surgical Assistant
  • BLS
  • Current CST/ Certified Surgical Assistant (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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