HCA, Hospital Corporation of America OR Technician Certified PRN in Bradenton, Florida

At Blake Medical Center, our mission is to provide exceptional care to every patient, every time. Our 383-bed, level II trauma center is located in Bradenton, Florida, just minutes from the beautiful Gulf Coast beaches of Manatee County. Our hospital has been offering a wide range of healthcare services to the community for over 40 years ranging from advanced heart procedures like Trans-catheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) to high quality Orthopedic and Spine surgery. Our Trauma Center has received official verification by the American College of Surgeons and our Burn Center (established in 2015) offers both inpatient and outpatient Burn Care Services.

Blake is a proud recipient of the American Heart Association’s Gold Fit Friendly Designation for our above and beyond dedication to employees’ health. Our employees enjoy access to our campus’ 24/7 Fitness Center, ongoing skill development, and frequent opportunities for advancement. An added advantage for our employees with children is “Happy Cubs”, our day care facility that is located on-site.

Job Description:

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

Job: *Nursing Support

Title: OR Technician Certified PRN

Location: Florida-Bradenton-Blake Medical Center - Bradenton

Requisition ID: 00309-8434