Surgery Equipment Tech Full Time Tampa at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 2/8/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Tampa, FL
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
    2/8/2020
  • Job ID:
    20000741
  • Job Family
    Surgery
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Tampa

Job Description


Description

Operating Room Equipment Tech 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:

Full Time, 40 hours per week.

You Will Be Responsible For:

•         The Surgery Equipment Technician will support the Operating Room Associates with troubleshooting surgical equipment.

•         The Surgery Equipment Technician will participate in departmental QI projects including, but not limited to, laser logs and reviews.

•         The Surgery Equipment Technician will provide education related to surgical equipment and lasers.

•         The Surgery Equipment Technician will ensure that all equipment needs are met for each surgical case and make all attempts to have equipment ready for each case in an effort to increase departmental efficiency.

•         The Surgical Equipment Technician will communicate equipment needs and safety concerns with leadership and coordinators

•         The Surgery Equipment Technician maintains unit supply and equipment inventories as indicated.

•         The Surgery Equipment Technician assists with the assembly of operating room equipment

•         The Surgery Equipment Technician assists with patient positioning and lifting

•         The Surgery Equipment Technician cleans surgical areas and equipment using established cleaning processes within required time frames.

•         The Surgery Equipment Technician assists in the removal of splints, casts, and other rigid dressings.

•         The Surgery Equipment Technician assists with delivery of surgical specimens to the laboratory.

•         The Surgery Equipment Technician obtains and delivers items essential for patient care as directed.

•         The Surgery Equipment Technician adheres to standards of universal precautions.

•         The Surgery Equipment Technician assists operating room staff personnel in the smooth transition between surgical cases.

•         The Surgery Equipment Technician will coordinate with courier for equipment pick up and drop off.

•          Other duties as assigned.


Qualifications
What You Will Need:

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • Powered and non-powered Perioperative equipment and instruments including surgical beds and stretchers, anesthesia machines, positioning devices and hazardous waste/contaminated supplies and equipment handling

 

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS PREFERRED:

  • EVS or industrial cleaning experience

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • One-year experience in healthcare setting

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:

  • Associate’s degree or graduate of a technical school
  • One-year experience in hospital or specialized department setting 

 

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:

  • BLS obtained through the American Heart Association.


Job Summary:

As a member of the Surgery team, the Surgery Equipment Technician performs duties in partnership with BioMed to ensure timely PMs on all surgical equipment. Primary duties include troubleshooting of clinical, medical, electronic and microprocessor-controlled equipment.  Maintains safety standards in all work activities.  Provides team support to meet departmental objectives and goals.  Complies with regulatory agency standards in performance of all job duties. Participates in Quality Improvement Program.  Maintains up-to-date records on equipment, as appropriate.  Communicates with leadership and team members regarding work and equipment status. 


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

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