Certified Surgical Tech Labor and Delivery PRN Nights at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 9/13/2020

Job Snapshot

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    Per Diem
  • Date Posted:
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  • Job Family
  • Travel
  • Shift
    3 - Night

Job Description


Certified Surgical Tech Labor and Delivery PRN Nights

AdventHealth Daytona Beach

Location Address: 301 Memorial Medical Parkway Daytona Beach, FL 32117

Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Daytona Beach

Great benefits such as: Educational Reimbursement

Career growth and advancement potential

Work Hours/Shift:

PRN Nights

You Will Be Responsible For:

•         Works independently or in collaboration with other staff as directed to ensure required supplies, instruments, positioning devices and equipment is available for all assigned procedures. Utilizes preference cards to effectively assure essential supplies and equipment are available as needed.       

•         Demonstrates effective oral and written communication skills, maintains patient confidentiality and interacts with all internal and external customers in a professional and courteous demeanor. Speaks positively to and about co-workers and the organization.  Acceptance of constructive criticism.

•         Adheres to all hospital and departmental safety initiatives and policies including but not limited to Universal Protocol, Universal precautions, bio hazardous waste management, waste stream management, sponge/ instrument counts, surgical specimen management, and patient transfer techniques. Maintains a clean, orderly work environment.                     

•         Demonstrates competency in all procedures within scope of practice and training as appropriate to all patient populations served. Competency includes use and applications of appropriate routine and specialty instruments, room preparations, equipment selection and positioning devices, aseptic technique and sterilization methods.            

•         Demonstrates flexibility and understanding of assigned work duties. Adapts to changes in assigns duties by prioritizing appropriately. Proactively assists others with minimal supervision.

•         Demonstrates a working knowledge of the principles of aseptic technique in accordance with AORN recommended standards.

•         Assists with appropriate preparation of instruments and equipment for decontamination or terminal sterilization as requested.

•         Understands the preoperative diagnosis, common complications and operative pathology relating to specific surgical procedures.

•         Utilizes surgeon’s preference cards to appropriately execute a plan of care during the surgical procedure.

•         Selects and prepares necessary supplies and equipment.

•         Checks all equipment for working order.

•         Verifies exposure to sterilization and integrity of sterile packaging.  Opens supplies aseptically.

•         Establishes and maintains a sterile field for each surgical procedure. 

•         Adheres to all surgical count policies, medication administration policy        

•         Recognizes and recommends process improvement. Is committed to continuing education beyond basic knowledge required to fulfill job duties.           

•         Attends departmental in-services a minimum of 50% of the time as required by facility. Completes educational CBL's in a timely manner, maintains BLS certification. Reports to work on time as scheduled and follows departmental attendance policy.                  

Performs job duties with consistent levels of accuracy and completeness within acceptable time frames. Meets departmental expectations as it relates to work quality and quantity. Performs any other related duties as assigned.


What will you need:

  • High school graduate or GED required
  • Successful completion of an accredited school for Surgical Technology required
  • Certification as a Surgical Technician
  • BLS required

Job Summary:

The surgical technologist actively participates in the preparation and management of supply inventories, surgical equipment, operating room suite readiness and clinical/technical assistance as directed while performing operative and invasive procedures.  This position requires knowledge of surgical instrumentation, the ability to prepare and or assemble complex mechanical devices, sequential planning, and knowledge of fundamental anatomy, strong anticipatory skills and dexterity.   This position is also responsible to keep abreast of new products, procedures and physician techniques.  The surgical technologist supports Surgical, CVOR and GI services to provide an effective and safe patient/staff environment.  All activities associated with the role of the surgical technologist are under the direct supervision of the perioperative registered nurse

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

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