HCA, Hospital Corporation of America OR Technician Cert PRN in Tampa, Florida

The Surgical Technologist performs a variety of technical duties to assist in preparing and caring for pre-operative patients. The tasks and responsibilities include:

  • Assembles supplies and equipment needed for surgical procedures.

  • Prepares sterile instrument table.

  • Prepares patient skin for surgery in accordance with hospital standards.

  • Maintains aseptic techniques and actively monitors situations which could lead to breaches in aseptic technique.

  • Provides comfort and support for pre-operative patients.

  • Transports patients to and from surgical suite.

  • Positions patient according to type of surgery.

  • Assists the surgical team in surgical procedures which may include passing instruments, sponges and sutures.

  • Maintains work area.

  • Gathers equipment for cleaning and sterilization.

  • Assists in the monitoring of the patient through the procedure.

  • Provides age and culturally appropriate care.

  • Orients and mentors new staff members.

  • Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

  • Graduate of a formal surgical technologist program or equivalent training.

  • Certification as a Surgical Technologist required.

  • Hospital Surgical Tech experience preferred.

  • Detail-oriented with ability to sustain concentration over long periods of time.

  • Customer service abilities including effective listening skills.

  • Ability to perform work that requires frequent standing, bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, moving, lifting of patients and/or equipment up to 50 pounds

Title: OR Technician Cert PRN

Location: Florida-Tampa-Tampa Community Hospital

Requisition ID: 26535-3849