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AdventHealth Certified Surgical Technologist Full Time Evenings 11a to 11p Ocala in Ocala, Florida


" Certified Surgical Technologist Full Time Days " AdventHealth Ocala

Location Address: 1500 SW 1 st 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 procedures.

  • 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:

  • High school Diploma or equivalent;

  • Graduate of an Accredited Surgical Technologist Program

  • CST certification obtained through the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA) or Tech in Surgery - Certified (ST-C) obtained through the National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT) / BLS

  • Demonstrates proper aseptic and sterile technique

  • Assists in preparation of case carts for the next day as needed

  • Surgicount and count policy adherence

  • Hand Hygiene

  • Blood and Blood Products Retrieval

  • Isolation Precautions

Job Summary:

The position, as a member of the surgical team, provides support to the surgeon and other members of the surgical team in performing surgical procedures in an environment that adheres to perioperative standards and provides for optimal patient safety.

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.