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Certified Surgical Technologist III Service Line Coordinator Main Operating Room FT Days

Req #: 17008367
Location: Tampa, FL
Job Category: Surgery
Organization: Florida Hospital Carrollwood
Potential Referral Bonus: $

Description
Work Hours/Shift
4/10 Hour Shifts/Days
 
 
GENERAL SUMMARY:
 
The Surgical Technologist III is a member of the health care team who performs technical support in the perioperative period under the direction and supervision of a Registered Nurse according to the accepted clinical standards of care.
 
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
 
  • 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
  1. Holds retractors or instruments as directed by the surgeon
  2. Sponges or suctions operative site
  3. Applies electrocautery to clamps on bleeders
  4. Cuts suture material as directed by the surgeon
  5. Connects drains to suction apparatus
  6. 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
 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

 

  • High School Graduate/ GED
  • Successful Completion of accredited Surgical Technology program
  • CST with at least three years of experience
  • Service Line Coordinator

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:

  • AS in Surgical Technology
  • 2 year experience as a CST
  • Specialist in at least 2 areas as evidenced by Surgeon sign-offs, preceptor level

 

 

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:

 

  • Current CST
  • BLS

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