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Certified Surgical Technician – Outpatient Surgery – Altamonte Springs

Patient Care Support
Florida Hospital

Certified Surgical Technician – Outpatient Surgery – Altamonte Springs
Altamonte Springs seeks to hire a Surgical Technician who will embrace our mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ.

Facility Profile:
Located north of Orlando in the community of Altamonte Springs, our facility is consistently named “Best Hospital” for overall quality, reputation, doctors and nurses by local residents. As the largest satellite campus within the Florida Hospital system, Florida Hospital Altamonte has been providing state-of-the-art healthcare to the community since 1973. The 398-bed hospital cares for more than 168,000 patients a year. We are proud to be revolutionizing health care with visionary leadership and world-class resources.

Work Hours/Shifts:
Mon – Fri; 4/10's; 6:45am-5:15pm

*$5,000 Sign-on Bonus available for eligible candidates (see terms below)

Job Summary:
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 Florida Hospital 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.

Knowledge, Skills, Education, & Experience Required:
  • Graduate from school of surgical technology or LPN program or RN program, or completion of a military training program that includes surgical technology skills.
  • Ability to communicate by reading, writing legibly, speaking and comprehending English effectively in order to carry out job requirements.
  • Experience in the clinical setting related to area of specialty (Preferred)
  • SURH for 6801 – at least one year experience in orthopedics and/or trauma surgery (Preferred)
  • Basic aseptic/ sterile techniques (Preferred)
  • Knowledge of surgical instrumentation (Preferred)

Licensure, Certification, or Registration Required:
  • LPN Program Graduates: Valid State of Florida license as a Licensed Professional Nurse.
  • BLS (Basic Life Support) Certification
  • CST certification or CORT certification OR
  • Completion of an RN training program

Job Responsibilities:
Demonstrates through behavior Florida Hospital’s Core Values of Integrity, Compassion, Balance, Excellence, Stewardship and Teamwork 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 FH 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 – Certified opportunity with Altamonte and apply online today.

*Bonus Details:
  • Applicable experience required.
  • Must live 50 or more miles from 601 East Rollins Dr., Orlando, FL to qualify.
  • Full Time employment contract required.
  • Rehires within 12 months are not eligible.

Job Keywords:
Surgical Technician, Surgical Services, Altamonte Springs

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