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Surgical Technician PRN

Company: HCA Florida Capital Hospital
Location: Tallahassee
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

Description HCA Florida Capital Hospital -is a fully-accredited healthcare facility with more than 1,100 employees and 500 physicians. - -A 266-bed, acute-care hospital that offers 24/7 Emergency Services in Leon and Gadsden Counties including a Pediatric ER and an Express Care ER. We also offer a Bariatric Center, Behavioral Health Center, Cancer Center, Chest Pain Center w/PCI, Comprehensive Breast Center, Family Center, Heart & Vascular Center, Orthopedic/Spine Center, Physical Therapy Services, 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 Capital.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. - -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 preferredEXPERIENCE 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 -An EEO/AA Employer M/F/V/D. Tobacco Free Campus

Keywords: HCA Florida Capital Hospital, Tallahassee , Surgical Technician PRN, Professions , Tallahassee, Florida

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