Surgical Tech First Assist / Days 4 x 10 at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 1/22/2022

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Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Date Posted:
    1/22/2022
  • Job ID:
    21040280
  • Job Family
    Surgery
  • Shift
    1 - Day

Job Description


Description

"Surgical Tech First Assistant" AdventHealth Wesley Chapel

Location Address: 2600 Bruce B. Downs Blvd Wesley Chapel, Florida 33544

Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Wesley Chapel

  • From state- of- the- art equipment to the most intricate building details, AdventHealth Wesley Chapel was designed from the ground up to maximize healing, patient care and wellness
  • Recognized as leader in patient satisfaction and was named Top 100 Hospital in Modern Healthcare Magazine by IBM Watson Health
  • 50,000 sq ft community Health & Wellness Center
  • Comprehensive women’s health center named Inspiration Place that incorporates female physician specialists, women’s imaging, pelvic floor and female physical therapy and a boutique spa.
  • Consistently named a Top Workplace in Tampa Bay by the Tampa Bay Times
  • AdventHealth Wesley Chapel has been named to Healthgrades Top 250 Hospitals list. This places them in the top 5% of hospitals in the country for superior clinical performance and excellence
  • Opened an offsite 24 bed, 24/7 emergency room in Central Pasco to better serve the emergency health needs of residents in west and central Pasco

Work Hours/Shift:

Full Time/ Days

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Utilizes physician preference cards to set up operating suites. May update and route cards appropriately, when instructed
  • Determines appropriate surgical equipment and supplies, based on physician’s preference
  • Achieves temporary and permanent hemostasis by applying appropriate techniques
  • Assists with body plane closures, wound dressing applications, and securing drainage systems
  • Positions patients appropriately, uses stabilizing equipment when necessary, and prioritizes patient comfort and safety
  • Provides visualization for operative sites by applying appropriate methods, which includes tissue manipulation, retraction, sponging, suction, and irrigation
  • Assists team with safe and appropriate operating room turnover times in an efficient and organized manner
  • Supervises other healthcare team members in the surgical environment
  • Performs other duties as assigned
Qualifications

What You Will Need:

  • Graduate of an accredited First Assist school upon hire
  • Minimum 5 years of experience as a scrub technician or first assist in a multi-specialty setting required upon hire
  • Current American Heart Association BLS certification or RQI upon hire
  • Current Surgical Technician First Assist certification upon hire
  • Eight hours of Hip & Knee replacement/Spine surgery education within 6 months of hire, then annually

Job Summary:

Reporting to the Director Surgical Services and OR manager, the Surgical Scrub Tech/First Assist is responsible for assisting the surgical team by acting as the primary scrub person who handles the instruments, supplies and equipment during surgical procedures. The Surgical Tech/First Assist maintains constant vigilance for the maintenance of the sterile field. In addition, the Surgical Tech will serve as the scrub for all surgical cases in the department. Scrubs surgical cases and performs tasks as necessary for the efficient and effective functioning of the operating room, as well as the delivery of quality care. Also, performs a variety of non-nursing functions. All duties are performed in accordance with established departmental and Hospital policies and procedures. The position actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all, while implementing the principles of AdventHealth.


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

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