HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Certified OR Tech in Tampa, Florida

The Surgical Technologist performs a variety of technical duties to assist in preparing and caring for pre-operative patients. The tasks and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Assembles supplies and equipment needed for surgical procedures.
  • Prepares sterile instrument table.
  • Prepares patient skin for surgery in accordance with hospital standards.
  • Maintains aseptic techniques and actively monitors situations which could lead to breaches in aseptic technique.
  • Provides comfort and support for pre-operative patients.
  • Transports patients to and from surgical suite.
  • Positions patient according to type of surgery.
  • Assists the surgical team in surgical procedures which may include passing instruments, sponges and sutures.
  • Maintains work area.
  • Gathers equipment for cleaning and sterilization.
  • Assists in the monitoring of the patient through the procedure.
  • Provides age and culturally appropriate care.
  • Orients and mentors new staff members.
  • Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

Your Neighborhood. Your Hospital.

Memorial Hospital of Tampa, a member of HCA West Florida Division, has been providing comprehensive healthcare services for residents of south Tampa for more than 40 years. The 183-bed acute care hospital is accredited by the Joint Commission and provides 24-hour Emergency Care , Behavioral Healthcare , Cardiovascular Services , General Surgery and Imaging & Diagnostic Services . Other specialized services include an accredited Diagnostic Sleep Lab , Digestive Health , Digital Mammography , Health 4 Seniors , Interventional Radiology , Inpatient & Outpatient Physical Rehabilitation , Robotic Surgery , Ophthalmology , Orthopedics , Speech & Language Services , Weight Loss/Bariatric Surgery , Women’s Health , Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine .

  • Graduate of a formal surgical technologist program or equivalent training.
  • Certification as a Surgical Technologist (SPD) required.
  • Hospital Surgical Tech experience preferred.
  • Detail-oriented with ability to sustain concentration over long periods of time.
  • Customer service abilities including effective listening skills.
  • Ability to perform work that requires frequent standing, bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, moving, lifting of patients and/or equipment up to 50 pounds

Title: Certified OR Tech

Location: Florida-Tampa-Memorial Hospital of Tampa

Requisition ID: 26537-3653