HCA, Hospital Corporation of America OR Technician Cert - FT - Weekends Only in Kissimmee, Florida

Weekend requirement - Sat Sun 12 hour days with one other 12 hour day. No call requirement

Position Description

  • Anticipates physician preferences based upon scheduled surgical procedures contributing to achievement of established OR goals/performance numbers and improving patient outcomes.

  • Assists in operative procedures by preparing and passing instruments and supplies, holding retractors and cutting sutures.

  • Assists in the maintenance and care of specimens and prepares surgical specimen for laboratory analysis

  • Assists in the preparation of the operative site in anticipation of the surgical procedure.

  • Follows universal precautions, and follows patient safety standards; and ensures proper cleaning, processing, and handling of all surgical instrumentation and scopes. Applies the principles of asepsis to ensure the prevention of infection and maintain optimum patient care.

  • Works collaboratively with surgical team to perform and ensure accurate surgical counts. Demonstrates knowledge of hospital acquired conditions.

  • Contributes to a culture of patient centered care by ensuring a quiet healing environment.

  • Communicates and interacts with patients, families and others in a caring, empathetic, courteous, and respectful manner.

  • Communicates effectively and works with physicians and/or other members of the interdisciplinary team in meeting patient needs.

    Qualifications

  • Graduate from approved Surgical Tech Program

  • 1-3 years of experience as a surgical tech is required.

  • Current BLS, or BLS Instructor- through the American Heart Association

  • CST (Certified Surgical Technologist) from a commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Program (CAAHEP) or TS-C (Tech in Surgery- Certified) from the National Center for competency testing (NCCT).

  • Skills: critical thinking, service excellence and good interpersonal communication skills, ability to read/comprehend written instructions, ability to follow verbal instructions, PC skills.

    An EEO/AA Employer M/F/V/D. Tobacco Free Campus

Job: *Nursing Support

Title: OR Technician Cert - FT - Weekends Only

Location: Florida-Kissimmee-Osceola Regional Medical Center

Requisition ID: 01323-12800