Certified Surgical Tech II Full Time Days Possible Sign-On Bonus up to $10,000 Ocala at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 1/5/2022


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Certified Surgical Tech II AdventHealth Ocala

Location Address: 1500 SW 1st Ave Ocala, Florida 34471

Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Ocala

  • Horse Capital of the World
  • Driving distance to Gainesville, St. Augustine, Orlando, Tampa, Sarasota
  • Part of the community since 1898, providing healthcare to Marion County for over 120 years
  • Florida Hospital Ocala offers a broad spectrum of services, with programs that are nationally recognized and accredited
  • Spectacular springs throughout the county

Work Hours/Shift:

Full Time Days 40 Hours Per Week. 30 Minute Call Required.  Strong Ortho Experience Needed.

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.


What You Will 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.

o  Interpersonal Skills

o  Completion of validation skills

o  Knowledge of sterile technique, instrumentation, equipment, and sterile field set-up

o  Knowledge of sterilization techniques

o  Knowledge to anticipate critical emergencies of Speciatly Call Teams.



• High School Graduate/ GED

• Successful Completion of accredited Surgical Technology program

• One year experience as a Surgical Technologist required.

• Commitment to work on a Specialty Surgical Team of Open Heart, NeuroSurgery or Orthopedic Speciatly Call.


•     AS in Surgical Technology

                          One year experience in specialty preferred


The following statement applies to any AdventHealth Job Description that specifies under ‘Knowledge and Skills Required’ that a Valid American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support (BLS), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and Pediatric Advanced Life Support(PALS)  certification or proof of competency is required upon hire.

A new hire may begin employment provided the facility has the ability to facilitate the successful completion of the required AHA BLS program prior to any patient contact. This may be achieved using web-based training with voice-assisted manikin skills check off (ie: Resuscitation Quality Improvement (RQI) Program or Heartcode) or instructor-led training.

Current CST/ Certified Surgical Assistant (NBSTSA)





How we treat those we serve and each other is what sets us apart from other healthcare organizations. We want everyone who walks through our doors to feel loved, cared for, and at ease.  Whether you are clinical or non-clinical, your actions and behaviors can create an environment that either builds trust or causes anxiety and fear. We have made it easy for you to ensure that you are always building trust and providing excellent care by exhibiting our Service Standards. 

All team members will be held accountable for consistently living out our 16 Service Standards and the additional behaviors listed below to ensure that every person, every time has an exceptional experience.


I make safety my number one priority.

I protect privacy and confidentiality.

I keep my environment clean.

I follow the dress code and wear my badge correctly.


I treat others with uncommon compassion.

I nurture whole-person care through CREATION Health.

I treat others with fairness and respect.

I listen and communicate using iCARE. (Introduce, Connect, Anticipate, Reinforce, Extend)


I help guests to their destination.

I speak highly of others to provide connected care.

I collaborate to create solutions, not excuses.

I innovate and continually seek ways to improve our work.


I am positive and aim to exceed all expectations.

I follow through on commitments.

I use discretion with personal devices.

I recover service and restore trust using ACT. (Acknowledge/Apologize, Correct, Thank)

Team members must conform to all AdventHealth organizational and departmental policies and procedures including but not limited to:

• Mission

• Vision

• Values

• Code of Conduct as outlined in the “Guidelines for Employees” handbook

Establishes and maintains a history of regular attendance; makes appropriate use of PDO and observes department call-in procedures for absence; establishes and maintains punctual work habits. Exhibits timely arrival and departure and dependable time habits including meal and other breaks.

Attends and participates in mandatory facility-wide and department training/meetings as required (including but not limited to:  ALN, safety training, etc.). Is able to demonstrate and apply knowledge of fire, safety, security, and disaster procedure regulations as presented in orientation, outlined in the safety manual, and as pertains to each work area.

Required to respond to emergency situations (i.e. disasters, hurricanes, etc.) by reporting to department and staying until the crisis is over or your position is covered by incoming personnel. This is a mandatory requirement. Refusal to respond may result in termination.

Contributes to the successful achievement of department-stated goals and objectives and will facilitate staff cohesiveness and communication.


This position description reflects the general duties and responsibilities necessary to describe the principal functions of the job, as identified, and shall not be considered an exhaustive list of job responsibilities which may be inherent in the job. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. The responsibilities listed may be subject to change at any time and individuals may be asked to perform duties outside of their regular responsibilities to support the ongoing operations of AdventHealth and its facilities.

Job Summary:

The Surgical Technologist II 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.

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

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