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AdventHealth Certified Surgical Tech II L&D Full Time Days Tampa in Tampa, Florida


Certified Surgical Tech II Full Time Days at AdventHealth Tampa

Location Address: 3100 East Fletcher Avenue Tampa, Florida 33613

Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Tampa

  • Florida Hospital Pepin Heart Institute, known across the country for its advances in cardiovascular disease prevention, diagnosis, treatment and research.

  • Surgical Pioneers – the first in Tampa with the latest robotics in spine surgery

  • Building a brand new, six story surgical and patient care tower which will ensure state of the art medical and surgical car for generations to come

  • Awarded the Get With The Guidelines – Stroke GOLD Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association and have been recognized as a recipient of their Target: Stroke Honor Roll for our expertise in stroke care. We have also received certification by The Joint Commission in collaboration with the American Stroke Association as a Primary Stroke Center.

Work Hours/Shift

Full Time Days, 7a-7p

You will be responsible for:

  • Checks supplies and equipment needed for surgical procedure

  • Scrubs, gowns, and gloves

  • Sets up sterile table with instruments, supplies, equipment, and medications/solutions needed for procedure’ displays knowledge of procedure and patient postitioning

  • Performs appropriate counts with circulator prior to the operation and before incision is closed

  • Gowns and gloves surgeon and assistants

  • Helps in draping sterile field

  • Passes instruments, etc., to surgeon during procedure

  • Maintains highest standard of sterile technique during procedure

  • Prepares sterile dressings

  • Cleans and prepares instruments for terminal sterilization

  • Assists other members of team with terminal cleaning of room

  • Assists in prepping room for the next patient

  • Works with RN and team members to provide safe patient care

  • Handles surgical specimens with 100% accuracy

  • Recognizes/ responds immediately to emergency situations appropriately

  • Displays awareness of and participates in cost effective behaviors endorsed by the organization

  • Performs duties in a timely manner, communicates all updates/ delays to team members/ team leader

  • Communicates supply problems appropriately, restocking supplies for the unit as needed

  • Readily accepts assignment or changes in assignment, maintains a positive attitude if asked to float to another room/ unit

  • Willingness to change schedule to meet unit staffing needs

  • Demonstrates competencies as defined by individual unit

  • Increases clinical knowledge/ skills independently, working with unfamiliar procedures/ surgeons to expand/ develop new skills

  • Takes responsibility for decisions, actions and results, delivers on commitments


What will you need?

  • Interpersonal Skills

  • Completion of validation skills

  • Knowledge of sterile technique, instrumentation, equipment, and sterile field set-up

  • Knowledge of sterilization techniques

  • Laser skills/ training

  • High School Graduate/ GED

  • Successful Completion of accredited Surgical Technology program

  • Completion from accredited Surgical Technology program

  • Minimum 1 year experience as a CST

  • Current CST/ Certified Surgical Assistant

  • AHA BLS Certification

  • AS in Surgical Technology (Preferred)

Job Summary:

The Surgical Technologist II is a member of the health care team who performs technical support in the perioperative period under the direction and supervision of a Registered Nurse according to the accepted clinical standards of care.

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.