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 provides24-hour Emergency Care,Behavioral Healthcare,Cardiovascular Services,General SurgeryandImaging & Diagnostic Services. Other specialized services include an accreditedDiagnostic 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