Surgical Technologist - Open Heart, CVOR, HRMC *Eligible for Sign-on*

Health First Melbourne, FL

About the Job


*Eligible for Sign-on*


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.




  • 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.

  • Maintains competencies in all surgeon specific procedures.

  • Communicates surgeon’s needs and changes to preferences to the entire team in a timely manner.

  • Serves as a liaison between surgeons and leadership.

  • Fully committed and is actively involved in achieving organizational goals.

  • Seeks out department specific opportunities for self-development and shares with the CVOR team.



  • Graduate of program for Surgical Technologist (Military, Community College, or School for Surgical Technology)

  • Certification preferred

  • Three years of Operating Room experience required

  • Five years of CVOR experience as a Surgical Technologist preferred

  • Must hold current AHA BLS Healthcare Provider Completion Card prior to start date and maintain.

  • Possess the ability to work the same call and work schedule as the surgeon.


  • 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.