Certified Surgical Tech First Assist PRN Days at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 11/10/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Per Diem
  • Date Posted:
    11/10/2020
  • Job ID:
    20026067
  • Job Family
    Surgery
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    1 - Day

Job Description


Description

Certified Surgical Tech First Assist AdventHealth Palm Coast Town Center Surgery

Location Address: 60 Memorial Medical Pkwy., 1st Floor, Palm Coast, FL 32164

 
Top Reasons To Work At Palm Coast
  • Flexible schedule
  • Career growth and advancement potential
  • High quality of life with low cost of living on the shores of sunny Daytona Beach, FL.
Work Hours/Shift:
PRN Days
 
You Will Be Responsible For:
  • Ensures that all  required supplies, instruments and equipment is available for all assigned procedures
  • Participates in room set up, pre-procedure preparations, intra-operative positioning, prepping and draping, and room turn over independently or as directed
  • Demonstrates knowledge of sterilization techniques for all equipment utilized on assigned procedures
  • Demonstrates skills such as tissue handling, providing exposure in the operative field, use of instrumentation, suturing, and provision of hemostasis in an anticipatory manner
  • Demonstrates essential mental discipline, attention to detail, thoroughness, stamina, and concentration during the surgical procedure.

Qualifications
What You Will Need:
  • Requires ability to stand for long periods of time
  • Ability to consistently demonstrate clear communication skills and strong anticipatory skills
  • Manual dexterity, lifting, pulling, pushing of equipment, heavy instrument sets and patients required
  • Assembly of complex mechanical devices, knowledge of a broad spectrum of surgical instrumentation required
  • Enhanced knowledge of a wide breath of surgical procedures, human anatomy and surgical techniques required
  • Experience with wound closure techniques required
  • Multi-tasking, organization and ability to make sound judgment required
  • The ability to work under stressful circumstances
  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • Graduate from an accredited surgical technology program or military trained surgical technologist with 5 years minimum experience
  • Demonstration of completion of surgical tech first assist program
  • BLS certification required
  • Certification in Surgical Technology required
  • Certification as First Assist
 
Job Summary:

The surgical technologist first assistant actively participates in the on-going management of supply inventories, surgical equipment, operating room suite readiness and direct clinical and technical assistance to the surgeon while performing operative and invasive procedures. This position requires an expanded knowledge of surgical instrumentation, surgical techniques, human anatomy, surgical retracting and wound closure. Assembly of complex mechanical devices, strong anticipatory skills, hand/eye dexterity and sequential planning are required.  This position requires staying abreast of new products, procedure research and physician techniques. The surgical technologist first assistant is assigned the role of first assistant or surgical scrub technologist depending on departmental demands and supports Surgical and Endoscopy services. All activities of the surgical technologist first assistant are under the direct supervision of the perioperative registered nurse or operating surgeon/gastroenterologist. Accepts call as assigned..



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

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