Surgical Technologist - HRMC, Operating Room, Full Time *Eligible for Sign-on*

Health First Melbourne, FL

About the Job

Description:

*Eligible for Sign-on*
 

POSITION SUMMARY\: 

 

To be fully engaged in providing Quality/No Harm, Customer Experience, and Stewardship by\: performing a variety of technical activities related to patient care, as well as support activities in the operating room under the direction of an R.N.

 

PRIMARY ACCOUNTABILITIES\:

  • Perform a variety of duties in an operating room observing proper techniques to include preparing rooms with appropriate instruments, sutures, supplies, and equipment; open sterile supplies and arrange sterile setups for operations.
  • Creates, maintains, and terminates sterile field for surgical procedures.
  • Properly handles and cares for all instruments and equipment. Checks materials and equipment for proper functioning and adequacy; reports faulty equipment and instruments per policy.
  • Assist with precepting new technical personnel. Participates in recording data on OR records.
  • Attends in-services and mandatory meetings.
  • Cooperates with the nurse in the individualized plan of care for each patient.
  • Anticipates needs of surgeon and surgical assistants in the operating room, passing instruments, sutures, sponges, and supplies needed in an operative procedure.
  • Demonstrates an ability to perform all duties required of a Surgical Technologist in accordance with established procedures and completion of skills check list.
 
Qualification:

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED\:

  • Must be a graduate of a program for Surgical Technology (Military, Community College, or School for Surgical Technology) OR, nationally certified as a surgical technologist.
  • At least one year experience as a Surgical Technologist preferred.
  • Must hold current AHA BLS Healthcare Provider Completion Card prior to start date and maintain.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS\:

  • Exposure to bio hazardous waste, substances, and unknown diseases.
  • Vision and hearing to normal range.
  • Sitting and standing for extensive periods of time.
  • Frequent lifting, pulling, reaching, and carrying of light to heavy patients and/or objects.
  • Must be able to lift up to 40 pounds unassisted up to 33% of the assigned shift.