"Surgical Tech First Assistant FT/ Days" AdventHealth Zephyrhills
Location Address:7050 Gall Boulevard Zephyrhills, Florida 33541
Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Zephyrhills
First in Florida to earn Advanced Certification for Hip Replacement and Knee Replacement (Joint Commission)
Accredited Chest Pain Center with PCI (Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care)
GWTG Gold Plus with Honor Roll Elite and Target: Type 2 Diabetes Honor Roll Achievement, 2020 (American Heart Association)
One of America's Best Hospitals for Heart Care, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021 (Women’s Choice Award)
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One of America's Best Hospitals for Patient Safety, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020 (Women’s Choice Award)
Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade A, Spring 2018, Fall 2018, Spring 2019, Fall 2019, Spring 2020, Fall 2020 (Leapfrog)
Leapfrog Top General Hospital, Fall 2018, Fall 2019, Fall 2020 (Leapfrog)
US News & World Reports High Performing Hospital CHF & COPD (2019-2020)
America's 250 Best Hospital's Award (2021) (Healthgrades)
Life style activities and community growth
Close proximity to many of Florida’s finest beaches
An abundance of family attractions (Orlando & Tampa theme parks)
Access to arts, culture and music
Premium shopping outlets
Full Time/ Days
You Will Be Responsible For:
Participates with the professional nurse in planning for and preparing for surgical procedures in the assigned areas.
Sets up sterile instruments and supplies, if needed, and assists the surgeon with instruments, sutures and supplies during the course of surgery.
Observes and reports to the professional nurse pertinent observations, regarding sterile technique
Assists in providing a safe, clean and comfortable environment for patients.
Demonstrates initiative by performing other functions such as cleaning the room, including the floor, between surgeries.
What You Will Need:
Completion of High School/GED
Graduate of Surgical Technology school/course or equivalent training
Minimum of 1years work experience as CST/FA
Current American Heart Association BLS certification
Current certification for CST
Current certification for CSFA/CFA
Provides care and safety of the patient while in the Operating Room under the direct supervision of the registered nurse and physician. By knowledge and assessment of the individual patient and procedure, the first assistant anticipates the needs of the surgeon and provides this service while maintaining an aseptic and safe environment. Represents the Department of Nursing in a professional and courteous manner. This individual will often coordinate his/her work to meet the ever-changing needs of the department/hospital. Day-to-day responsibilities require good use of judgment regarding timely and appropriate communication with the hospital staff, patients and visitors. Recognizes the need for teamwork and functions as part of a multi-disciplinary team.
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