Surgical Technician Evenings
Location:
Tallahassee , Florida
Posted:
January 23, 2018
Reference:
00355-7886


SHIFT: 11a-7p M-F, with call

Capital Regional Medical Center is a 266-bed acute-care hospital that offers 24/7 Emergency Services in Leon and Gadsden Counties including; a Pediatric ER, Senior Care ER and an Express Care ER. Offerings also include a Bariatric Center, Behavioral Health Center, Cancer Center, Chest Pain Center w/PCI, Comprehensive Breast Center, Family Center, Heart & Vascular Center, Orthopedic Center, Physical Therapy Services, Seniors First, Sleep Center, Stroke Center, Surgical Services, Wound Healing Center, Network-of-Care Affiliated Physician Practices, and more.

POSITION SUMMARY:
Provide care to patients under the direction of the RN and surgeon in accordance with the philosophy, goals, and objectives of CRMC.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
  • Demonstrates knowledge and application of sterile technique, instruments and supplies needed for surgical cases.
  • Communicates, interacts and participates in teamwork as a member of the OR team.
  • Communicates and participates in patient care activities in direct conjunction with the RN.
  • Uses training and experience to make decisions on behalf of the OR and patient.
  • Participates and cooperates in the unit based Quality Improvement processes.
  • Maintains and practices quality patient care through effective use of resources and personnel.
  • Practices, develops and endorses customer service skills in relationships with internal and external customers.
  • Serves as the patient and family advocate with respect to the patients right to privacy by protecting confidential information.
  • Actively seeks ways to control costs without compromising patient safety, qualify of care or the services delivered.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of the occurrence reporting system. Uses system to report potential patient safety issues.
  • Follows established guidelines for reporting a significant medical error or unanticipated outcome in the patient's care which results in patient harm.
  • Attends in-service presentations and completes all mandatory education requirements.
  • Uses Performance Improvement Plan to improve patient safety.
  • Regular, Punctual and dependable attendance.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:
EDUCATION REQUIRED AND/OR PREFERRED:
  • Graduated from Surgical Technology training program or LPN program required
  • High School or equivalency required

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION:
  • BLS AHA Healthcare Provider required
  • LPN Licensure in Florida required for LPN candidates
  • Technologist Certification preferred

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED OR PREFERRED:
  • Previous scrubbing experience preferred
  • Acute care experience preferred

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND ABILITIES:
  • Reads and writes Basic English with the basic skills necessary to transcribe physician's orders
  • Knowledge of body substance isolation
  • Ability to listen, empathize and respond to patient, family, internal and external partners needs
  • Knowledge of basic anesthesia
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A little about us:
HCA is the nation’s leading private provider of healthcare services. Comprised of locally managed facilities which include 230,000 employees at over 160 hospitals, over 120 surgery centers and 100 urgent care facilities in 20 states and the United Kingdom

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