Certified Surgical Tech First Assist AdventHealth Palm Coast Town Center Surgery
Location Address:60 Memorial Medical Pkwy., 1st Floor, Palm Coast, FL 32164
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You Will Be Responsible For:
Ensures that all required supplies, instruments and equipment is available for all assigned procedures
Participates in room set up, pre-procedure preparations, intra-operative positioning, prepping and draping, and room turn over independently or as directed
Demonstrates knowledge of sterilization techniques for all equipment utilized on assigned procedures
Demonstrates skills such as tissue handling, providing exposure in the operative field, use of instrumentation, suturing, and provision of hemostasis in an anticipatory manner
Demonstrates essential mental discipline, attention to detail, thoroughness, stamina, and concentration during the surgical procedure.
What You Will Need:
Requires ability to stand for long periods of time
Ability to consistently demonstrate clear communication skills and strong anticipatory skills
Manual dexterity, lifting, pulling, pushing of equipment, heavy instrument sets and patients required
Assembly of complex mechanical devices, knowledge of a broad spectrum of surgical instrumentation required
Enhanced knowledge of a wide breath of surgical procedures, human anatomy and surgical techniques required
Experience with wound closure techniques required
Multi-tasking, organization and ability to make sound judgment required
The ability to work under stressful circumstances
High school graduate or equivalent
Graduate from an accredited surgical technology program or military trained surgical technologist with 5 years minimum experience
Demonstration of completion of surgical tech first assist program
BLS certification required
Certification in Surgical Technology required
Certification as First Assist
The surgical technologist first assistant actively participates in the on-going management of supply inventories, surgical equipment, operating room suite readiness and direct clinical and technical assistance to the surgeon while performing operative and invasive procedures. This position requires an expanded knowledge of surgical instrumentation, surgical techniques, human anatomy, surgical retracting and wound closure. Assembly of complex mechanical devices, strong anticipatory skills, hand/eye dexterity and sequential planning are required. This position requires staying abreast of new products, procedure research and physician techniques. The surgical technologist first assistant is assigned the role of first assistant or surgical scrub technologist depending on departmental demands and supports Surgical and Endoscopy services. All activities of the surgical technologist first assistant are under the direct supervision of the perioperative registered nurse or operating surgeon/gastroenterologist. Accepts call as assigned..
AdventHealth Greater Orlando (formerly Florida Hospital) is one of the largest faith-based health care providers in the United States. For 150 years, we have carried on a tradition of providing whole-person care that not only addresses patients' physical ailments, but also supports their emotional and spiritual well-being. We demonstrate the same level of compassion and care for our employees as well, doing all that we can to help them realize their full potential – both personally and professionally.