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AdventHealth Certified Surgical Tech Full Time Days Possible $10,000 Sign on Bonus Ocala in Ocala, Florida


Full Time Days Certified Surgical Tech at AdventHealth Ocala

Location Address: 1500 SW 1st Ave Ocala, Florida 34471

Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Ocala

  • Horse Capital of the World
  • Driving distance to Gainesville, St. Augustine, Orlando, Tampa, Sarasota
  • Part of the community since 1898, providing healthcare to Marion County for over 120 years
  • Florida Hospital Ocala offers a broad spectrum of services, with programs that are nationally recognized and accredited
  • Spectacular springs throughout the county

Work Hours/Shift:

Full Time Days.

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Maintains proper body alignment of the patient when assisting with positioning patients for procedure
  • Utilizes proper aseptic and sterile technique, and appropriate personal protective equipment.
  • Utilizes aseptic technique in preparation of sterile supplies and maintains the sterile field at all times. Assists with monitoring all members of the team for aseptic and sterile technique compliance.
  • Monitors and reports variances in standards of practice utilizing the chain of command in a timely manner
  • Adheres to AORN Guidelines in maintaining cleanliness in the work area.
  • Ensures all equipment is in working order and appropriately and timely reports and/or corrects deficiencies with equipment or the operating room environment. Removes malfunctioning equipment/instruments per policy.
  • Proactively participates in the safe procedure review process.
  • Adheres to policies regarding handling and removing of bio hazardous materials
  • Adheres to the surgical count procedure per policy
  • Demonstrates competence in scrubbing with and assisting the physician by utilizing appropriate priority-setting skills and anticipating the surgeons needs during routine and emergent procedures.  Works efficiently to provide prompt access to sterile items
  • Adheres to the Surgical Attire (Dress Code) in Sterile Invasive Procedure and Instrument Processing Departments policy.
  • Appropriately precleans instruments at the point of use for terminal sterilization
  • Serves as an advocate for their patients' safety and comfort.
What You Will Need:

  • Knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures in the health care industry
  • Up-to-date knowledge of surgical instruments and supplies in order to be able to hand surgeons the correct tools during surgeries
  • Up-to-date knowledge of regulatory requirements and local, state, and national laws
  • Ability to understand and process surgeon dictated instructions and directions
  • Must be able to read, write and speak conversational English 
  • Basic computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office

  • Associate's degree or Technical certificate/diploma in a related field

  • Two years of technical experience

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification 
  • Certified Surgical Technologist (CST)
  • If LPN, must have current, valid State license as a Licensed Professional Nurse

  • Two years of technical experience

Job Summary:Assists surgeons by preparing operating rooms and appropriately arranging surgical equipment and supplies

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.