Surgical Tech III PRN Days Carrollwood at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 1/20/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Per Diem
  • Location:
    Tampa, FL
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Job Family
  • Travel
  • Shift
    1 - Day

Job Description


Surgical Tech III AdventHealth Carrollwood

Location Address: 7171 North Dale Mabry Highway Tampa, Florida 33614

Top Reasons to Work At AdventHealth Carrollwood
  • Family-like culture
  • Teamwork driven both inter Dept and multidisciplinary
  • Positive working climate to support a well-balanced work life balance
Work Hours/Shift:
PRN Day Shift
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 positioning

•          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

•          Ability to function in the role of Second Assistant

1.         Holds retractors or instruments as directed by the surgeon

2.         Sponges or suctions operative site

3.         Applies electrocautery to clamps on bleeders

4.         Cuts suture material as directed by the surgeon

5.         Connects drains to suction apparatus
6.         Applies dressings to closed wound

•          Displays competency in at least three specialty areas and assist with maintaining and inventory of instrumentation and supplies according to physician preference cards

•          Acts as preceptor and assist with training other CST’s in their specialty areas

•          Completes all annual mandatory educational requirements

•          Attends 75% of unit staff meetings



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
•    Laser skills/ training
•    High School Graduate/ GED

•    Successful Completion of accredited Surgical Technology program

•   CST with at least two years of experience
•         Specialist in at least 3 areas as evidenced by Surgeon sign-offs. 

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

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