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AdventHealth Certified Surgical Technologist III Full Time Carrollwood in Tampa, Florida


Certified Surgical Tech III at AdventHealth Carrollwood

Location Address: 7171 North Dale Mabry Highway Tampa, Florida 33614

Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Carrollwood

  • Family-like culture

  • Teamwork driven both inter Dept and multidisciplinary

  • Positive working climate to support a well-balanced work life balance

Work Hours/Shift:

Full Time

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 positioning

  • 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

  • Ability to function in the role of Second Assistant

  • Holds retractors or instruments as directed by the surgeon

  • Sponges or suctions operative site

  • Applies electrocautery to clamps on bleeders

  • Cuts suture material as directed by the surgeon

  • Connects drains to suction apparatus

  • Applies dressings to closed wound

  • Displays competency in at least three specialty areas and assist with maintaining and inventory of instrumentation and supplies according to physician preference cards

  • Acts as preceptor and assist with training other CST’s in their specialty areas

  • Completes all annual mandatory educational requirements

  • Attends 75% of unit staff meetings


What You Will Need:

Individuals must possess these knowledge, skills and abilities and be able to explain and to demonstrate that s/he can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities.

  • 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

  • CST with at least two years of experience

  • Specialist in at least 3 areas as evidenced by Surgeon sign-offs.

  • Current CST

  • AHA BLS Certification

  • Prefer an AS in Surgical Technology

Job Summary:

The Surgical Technologist III 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.