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Surgical Technologist III Main Operating Room FT Days

Req #: 17008294
Location: Tampa, FL
Job Category: Surgery
Organization: Florida Hospital Carrollwood
Potential Referral Bonus: $

Description
Work Hours/Shift
Four 10 Hour Shifts Available

Florida Hospital Carrollwood
 

Conveniently located in beautiful north Tampa, just a short drive from Tampa International Airport on Dale Mabry Highway is Florida Hospital Carrollwood. We are proud to offer our neighbors advanced, compassionate care in a cutting-edge, state-of-the-art environment.

 

Our campus features our main hospital, an educational auditorium, a 20,000-sqaure-foot medical office building and another brand-new 54,000-square-foot medical office facility

 

Florida Hospital Carrollwood has recently expanded its Surgical Services department and a new Surgical wing was added in April 2017. It is further expanding the Surgical Services team and adding state of the art equipment into new OR rooms. Thus, the need for more Surgical Staff has grown. If you are interested in learning new procedures in a team that cares for one another as family, please continue to apply.

 

Perks of Florida Hospital Carrollwood

New Wellness Initiatives - Yoga Classes are offered after standard work hours.

Flexible schedules of 36 hour weeks or 40 hour weeks (dependent upon case needs).

Will promote from within for specialized OR positions, offering training for lead, OR business management, and first assist positions. 


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
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Completion of validation skills
  • Knowledge of sterile technique, instrumentation, equipment, and sterile field set-up
  • Knowledge of sterilization techniques
  • Laser skills/ training
 
 
Qualifications
What will you need?
  • 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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