Surgical Technician - Uncertified – Surgery – Apopka- Per Diem
AdventHealth Apopka seeks to hire a Surgical Technician - Uncertified who will embrace our mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ.
The newly opened AdventHealth Apopka is a seven-story, 120-bed hospital offering an extensive range of services including expanded surgical services, advanced surgical suites and a catheterization lab. The hospital also features a 30,000-square-foot emergency department with pediatric-friendly beds, imaging services, a full-service cafeteria, chapel, gift shop and on-site fire station. The hospital opened in December 2017, replacing the 50-bed hospital that AdventHealth had operated in downtown Apopka for more than four decades.
Opening in December AdventHealth Apopka's Surgical and Endoscopy Services will offer out-patient procedures in three suites supported by Pre-Admission Testing, Pre-operative and Recovery Areas. Our facility provides the latest minimally invasive equipment to allow our patients to have their procedure and recover in the comfortable surroundings of their own home, all in the same day. We support procedures for multiple specialties and pediatrics age 6 months or older. Our team of experienced Board Certified Anesthesiologists and certified Nurse Anesthetists, along with our highly-skilled Registered Nurses, provide confidence and exceptional care to our patients.
Variable 7a-7p; Weekends
Under general supervision, a surgical scrub technician/nurse assists with the patient care in surgery by performance of technical and other delegated duties. Functions as a member of the surgical team, as a scrub person by providing care to surgical patients of age specific groups identified in the unit standards of care (may include neonate to geriatric). Adheres to the AdventHealth Corporate Compliance Plan and to all rules and regulations of all applicable local, state and federal agencies and accrediting bodies. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.
Ability to communicate by reading, writing legibly, speaking and comprehending English effectively in order to carry out job requirements.
Basic skills and related to aseptic/ sterile technique and knowledge of surgical instrumentation (Preferred)
Graduate from school of surgical technology, LPN program, RN program, or completion of a military training program that includes surgical technology skills.
Experience in the clinical setting related to area of specialty (Preferred)
Licensure, Certification, or Registration Required:
Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification
CST or CORT certification (Preferred)
Demonstrates through behavior AdventHealth's Core Values of Keep Me Safe, Love Me, Make it Easy, and Own it as outlined in the organization's Performance Excellence Program
Performs the role of surgical scrub by anticipating the needs of the surgeon and keeping the circulating nurse informed of any needs throughout a procedure. Ensures that all supplies, equipment, and medications are assembled prior to the procedure.
Is innovative in maintaining high standards and quality in the facilitation of cost savings and containment.
In an efficient and organized manner, assists team with safe and appropriate operating room turnover times. Directs ancillary personnel participating in room turnover. Provides assistance and support as needed to members of the surgical team.
Supervises other healthcare team members in the surgical environment. Utilizes knowledge base to assist with orientation, training, and the education of new personnel.
Promotes a safe environment. Takes appropriate action in emergency situations, being aware of and controlling hazards which may endanger patients, visitors, and employees. Identifies and reports environmental concerns to the management team. Ensures adherence to appropriate regulatory standards and AH policy and procedure.
Follows CDC isolation guidelines, appropriately uses PPE, and performs hand washing according to policy. Strictly adheres to all infection control practices and diligently monitors aseptic technique of the entire surgical team. Takes immediate corrective action for breaks in technique.
Participates in practice changes as a result of performance improvement activities. Supports quality standards and initiatives set by the department. Adheres to all policies and procedures.
Supports the customer and employee satisfaction activities of the organization. Maintains good relationships with physicians, management, other departments and staff. Investigates and responds to complaints in a timely manner.
If you want to be a part of a team that is dedicated to delivering the highest quality in patient care, we invite you to explore the Surgical Technician - Uncertified opportunity with Apopka and apply online today.
Florida Hospital is dedicated to improving lives not only in Central Florida, but also around the world. As a destination hospital, we are committed to serving the health care needs of our patients with a holistic approach to heal the mind, body and spirit. We strive to be the hospital of choice for patients, physicians and employees. Over the last 100 years, Florida Hospital’s mission remains unchanged: to extend the healing ministry of Christ.