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Surgical Technologist - APH Surgery - Varies

 

Surgical Technologist - APH Surgery - Varies

Department: APH SURGERY
Status:
Full Time
Shift:
Varies
ReqID: req20648

The Surgical Technologist II demonstrates through clinical practice a clear understanding of sterile technique and has a working knowledge of the specialized instrumentation and equipment required for a variety of special procedures.

Education/Training:

  • High school graduate or equivalent.
  • Successful completion of:
  • Surgical Technology training program; or
  • U. S. Military Medical Core Training; or
  • completion of an equivalent on-the-job training program with 7 years recent surgical tech experience.

Licensure/Certification:

  • National certification as Surgical Technologist eligible and completed within six months of hire date from one of the following:
    • Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) by the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA) (www.nbstsa.org) renewed every 4 years; or
    • Tech in Surgery - Certified by the National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT) (www.ncctinc.com) renewed annually.
  • Maintains current BLS/HealthCare Provider certification.

Experience:
One year surg tech experience.

Essential Functions

  • Reviews preference and verifies case cart completely prior to case.
  • Responsible for the maintenance of an orderly surgical field and for consistently passing instruments and supplies quickly and efficiently to the surgeon.
  • Able to anticipate and prioritize the needs of the various steps associated with the procedure.
  • Takes part in sponge, needle and instruments counts as dictated by the procedure.
  • Responsible for maintaining the surgical specimen in a manner which identifies and preserves them for pathology evaluation.
  • Assists in ordering and stocking of specialty supplies under the direction of management staff and departmental guidelines.
  • Transports and delivers items, equipment, and medications (excluding controlled substances and IV chemotherapy drugs) throughout the facility.
  • May have limited access to areas storing medications.
  • Maintains reasonably regular, punctual attendance consistent with Orlando Health policies, the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards.
  • Maintains compliance with all Orlando Health policies and procedures.

Other Related Functions:

  • Participates in Environments of Care Quality Indicators (Q1) activities as assigned.
  • Demonstrates awareness of legal issues, patient rights and compliance with the standards of regulatory and accrediting agencies.
  • Practices efficient use of supplies.
  • Maintains a clear, safe and organized unit.

ADDRESS: 92 West Miller St. (Arnold Palmer Hospital) Orlando FL

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