Surgical Tech II Certified AdventHealth Ocala Location Address:
1500 SW 1 st Ave Ocala, Florida 34471
Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Ocala Horse Capital of the
Driving distance to Gainesville, St. Augustine, Orlando, Tampa,
Part of the community since 1898, providing healthcare to Marion
County for over 120 years
Florida Hospital Ocala offers a broad spectrum of services, with
programs that are nationally recognized and accredited
Spectacular springs throughout the county
Work Hours/Shift: Full Time Days 40 Hours Per Week You Will Be
Responsible For: PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND JOB RESPONSIBILITIES :
· Checks supplies and equipment needed for
· Scrubs, gowns, and gloves
· Sets up sterile table with instruments,
supplies, equipment, and medications/solutions needed for
procedure’ displays knowledge of procedure and patient
· 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
· Maintains highest standard of sterile
technique during procedure
· Prepares sterile dressings
· Cleans and prepares instruments for terminal
· Assists other members of team with terminal
cleaning of room
· Assists in prepping room for the next
· Works with RN and team members to provide
safe patient care
· Handles surgical specimens with 100%
· 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
· Demonstrates competencies as defined by
· 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
· Honor's patient's rights by following
privacy guidelines and code of ethics with our patients,
physicians, co-workers, and guests.
· Demonstrates honesty and fairness in all
that they do and accepts accountability for their actions.
· Recognize and anticipate the needs of others
and go beyond their job to exceed expectations of those we
· Greets everyone they encounter with a smile,
using caring tone during conversations, and makes frequent and
appropriate eye contact.
· Use common courtesy practices such as
helping lost individuals, saying please and thank you, and knocking
on a patient's door before entering.
· Proactively support a culture of safety and
· Listen respectfully and avoid defensiveness
in verbal and non-verbal communication. Exhibit willingness to
· Display support in organizational decisions
in their communication and actions. Refrains from gossiping
and spreading rumors.
· Looks for opportunities to support,
recognize and celebrate teamwork.
What You Will Need: KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED :
· 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.
o Interpersonal Skills o Completion of validation
skills o Knowledge of sterile technique, instrumentation,
equipment, and sterile field set-up
o Knowledge of sterilization techniques
o Knowledge to anticipate critical emergencies of
Speciatly Call Teams.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS PREFERRED:
· EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED :
· High School Graduate/ GED
· Successful Completion of accredited Surgical
· One year experience as a Surgical
· Commitment to work on a Specialty Surgical
Team of Open Heart, NeuroSurgery or Orthopedic Speciatly Call.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED: ·
AS in Surgical Technology
experience in specialty preferred LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION
OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED :
CST/ Certified Surgical Assistant (NBSTSA)
LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION PREFERRED:
LIVING OUR SERVICE STANDARDS
How we treat those we serve and each other is what sets us apart
from other healthcare organizations. We want everyone who walks
through our doors to feel loved, cared for, and at ease.
Whether you are clinical or non-clinical, your actions and
behaviors can create an environment that either builds trust or
causes anxiety and fear. We have made it easy for you to ensure
that you are always building trust and providing excellent care by
exhibiting our Service Standards.
All team members will be held accountable for consistently
living out our 16 Service Standards and the additional behaviors
listed below to ensure that every person, every time has an
KEEP ME SAFE I make safety my number one priority. I protect
privacy and confidentiality. I keep my environment clean. I follow
the dress code and wear my badge correctly. LOVE ME I treat
others with uncommon compassion. I nurture whole-person care
through CREATION Health. I treat others with fairness and respect.
I listen and communicate using iCARE. (Introduce, Connect,
Anticipate, Reinforce, Extend)
MAKE IT EASY I help guests to their destination. I speak highly
of others to provide connected care. I collaborate to create
solutions, not excuses. I innovate and continually seek ways to
improve our work.
OWN IT I am positive and aim to exceed all expectations. I
follow through on commitments. I use discretion with personal
devices. I recover service and restore trust using ACT.
(Acknowledge/Apologize, Correct, Thank)
Team members must conform to all AdventHealth organizational and
departmental policies and procedures including but not limited
· Mission · Vision
· Values · Code of Conduct as
outlined in the “Guidelines for Employees” handbook
Establishes and maintains a history of regular attendance; makes
appropriate use of PDO and observes department call-in procedures
for absence; establishes and maintains punctual work habits.
Exhibits timely arrival and departure and dependable time habits
including meal and other breaks.
Attends and participates in mandatory facility-wide and
department training/meetings as required (including but not limited
to: ALN, safety training, etc.). Is able to demonstrate and
apply knowledge of fire, safety, security, and disaster procedure
regulations as presented in orientation, outlined in the safety
manual, and as pertains to each work area.
Required to respond to emergency situations (i.e. disasters,
hurricanes, etc.) by reporting to department and staying until the
crisis is over or your position is covered by incoming personnel.
This is a mandatory requirement. Refusal to respond may result in
Contributes to the successful achievement of department-stated
goals and objectives and will facilitate staff cohesiveness and
· · This position
description reflects the general duties and responsibilities
necessary to describe the principal functions of the job, as
identified, and shall not be considered an exhaustive list of job
responsibilities which may be inherent in the job. To perform this
job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each
essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are
representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
The responsibilities listed may be subject to change at any time
and individuals may be asked to perform duties outside of their
regular responsibilities to support the ongoing operations of
AdventHealth and its facilities.
Job Summary: The Surgical Technologist II 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
This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with
federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and