Certified Surgical Technologist II Full Time Days $5,000 Sign On Bonus Tampa at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 10/17/2020

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Certified Surgical Technologist II AdventHealth Tampa

Location Address: 3100 East Fletcher Avenue Tampa, Florida 33613

Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Tampa

  • Florida Hospital 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:

Full Time, Day Shift.  Four 10-hour shifts (6:30 a - 5:00 p) or Three 12-hour shifts (6:30a - 7:00p)


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 postitioning

  • 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


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.

  • Interpersonal Skills

  • Completion of validation skills

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

  • Knowledge of sterilization techniques

  • High School education or equivalent

  • Successful completion of an accredited Surgical Technology Course

  • Minimum three years’ experience as as a CST

  • Able to precept and act as resource person during procedures.

  • Specialist in at least 2 major surgical specialties (for example: Orthopedics, Robotics, and Neurosurgery/Spine).

  • Completion of AS in Surgical Technology

  • Current CST/ Certified Surgical Assistant

  • American Heart Association BLS

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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