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Per Diem Certified Surgical Technologist

Company: USPI
Location: Davenport
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Davenport Ambulatory Surgery Center -is seeking a motivated Certified Surgical Technologist to join our team! -Job Summary:

  • Anticipates the needs of the surgical team.
  • Establishes and maintains sterile field during surgical procedures in the operating room. -Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:
    • Ensures sterility of all supplies and instruments during set up of surgical procedures.
    • Assists circulating nurse and surgical team in maintaining a sterile environment.
    • Assists circulating nurse in gathering necessary surgical supplies and equipment. Is responsible for doing sponge, needle, and instrument count pre-operatively and intra-operative with the circulating nurse.
    • Gowns and gloves surgeons and assistants.
    • Assists in keeping physician preference cards accurate/updated.
    • Retains all specimens to be sent to pathology, confirming the source/name of the specimen with the surgeon.
    • Transports all surgical equipment to appropriate cleaning areas. Assists in sterile supply with cleaning and reprocessing of instrument sets.
    • Interacts appropriately and effectively with all patients/others regardless of age or ethnic background.
    • Uses Standard Universal Precautions, appropriate hand hygiene, personal protective equipment, and safe practices to ensure personal safety and a safe environment.
    • Assists with environmental hazard and infection control surveillance and participates in emergency preparedness drills.
    • Follows all equipment and safety guidelines and is responsible for knowledgeable use and care of equipment.
    • Serves as a resource to other members of the health care team.
    • Attends in-services, conferences, and meetings as required.
    • Communicates effectively and courteously with visitors, physicians, and their office staff, patients, and employees. Maintains patient, physician, and employee privacy and confidentiality per policy.
    • Maintains designated certifications such as CPR, as offered by the center.
    • Acts in accordance with the vision, mission, and business philosophy of the Center.
    • Complies with Policies and Procedures, and adheres to safety guidelines to ensure a safe work and patient care environment.
      Required Skills:
      • High school graduate or equivalent.
      • Completion of an appropriate surgical technician program or previous surgical technician experience of at least two years.
      • Previous experience in an ambulatory surgical center is strongly preferred
      • Must possess a strong knowledge of surgical procedures and management of the surgical patient
      • Understanding of aseptic techniques and their implementation
      • Ability to quickly adapt to the changing condition of the patient when needed
      • Must be an excellent team player and have the ability to communicate with staff, patients, and physicians -At USPI, we create relationships that create better care. We partner with physicians and healthcare systems to provide first-class ambulatory solutions throughout the United States. -We are committed to providing surgical services in the most efficient and clinically excellent manner.USPI is committed to, and proud of our inclusive culture. An inclusive culture, in our view, is respectful of differences and nurtures and supports the contributions of each individual, while also embracing and leveraging diversity. A diverse workforce, combined with an inclusive culture, makes USPI stronger and better able to meet the needs of our diverse patient and physician population.For more information about USPI, check out our -, -, -, or -. -#LI-TB1Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicant's or employee's race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.

Keywords: USPI, Orlando , Per Diem Certified Surgical Technologist, Healthcare , Davenport, Florida

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