Certified Surgical Tech II PRN Main OR Tampa at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 3/12/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Per Diem
  • Location:
    Tampa, FL
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
    3/12/2020
  • Job ID:
    20003895
  • Job Family
    Surgery
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    N - N/A
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Tampa

Job Description


Description

PRN CST II position at AdventHealth Tampa

Location Address: 3100 East Fletcher Avenue Tampa, Florida 33613

Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Tampa

  • AdventHealth Pepin Heart Institute, known across the country for its advances in cardiovascular disease prevention, diagnosis, treatment and research.
  • Surgical Pioneers – the first in Tampa with the latest robotics in spine surgery
  • Building a brand new, six story surgical and patient care tower which will ensure state of the art medical and surgical car for generations to come
  • Awarded the Get With The Guidelines – Stroke GOLD Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association and have been recognized as a recipient of their Target: Stroke Honor Roll for our expertise in stroke care. We have also received certification by The Joint Commission in collaboration with the American Stroke Association as a Primary Stroke Center.

Work Hours/Shift:

PRN, as needed to cover vacation, leave, and sick time.

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
  • Performs other duties as assigned
Qualifications
What You Will Need:

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Completion of validation skills
  • Knowledge of sterile technique, instrumentation, equipment, and sterile field set-up
  • Knowledge of sterilization techniques
  • Must be able to read, write and speak conversational English 
  • Basic computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office


KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS PREFERRED:
  • Organization, promoting, and conducting relative In-services on unit

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
  • High School Graduate/ GED
  • Successful Completion of accredited Surgical Technology program

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:
  • AS in Surgical Technology
  • Three years' experience as a CST
  • Conducts four in-services per calendar year
  • Takes turn at role of CST Representative in unit shared governance


LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:
  • Certified Surgical Technician 
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification 


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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