OR Technician Certified - FT Days

Location
Bradenton, Florida
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Jan 12, 2019
Closes
Feb 14, 2019
Ref
00309-8859
Specialty
Med / Surg
Contract Type
Permanent
At Blake Medical Center, our mission is to provide exceptional care to every patient, every time.  Our 383-bed, level II trauma center is located in Bradenton, Florida, just minutes from the beautiful Gulf Coast beaches of Manatee County.  Our hospital has been offering a wide range of healthcare services to the community for over 40 years ranging from advanced heart procedures like Trans-catheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) to high quality Orthopedic and Spine surgery. Our Trauma Center has received official verification by the American College of Surgeons and our Burn Center (established in 2015) offers both inpatient and outpatient Burn Care Services. 

Blake is a proud recipient of the American Heart Associations Gold Fit Friendly Designation for our above and beyond dedication to employees health.  Our employees enjoy access to our campus 24/7 Fitness Center, ongoing skill development, and frequent opportunities for advancement.  An added advantage for our employees with children is “Happy Cubs”, our day care facility that is located on-site.   

Job Description:

The Surgical Technologist performs a variety of technical duties to assist in preparing and caring for pre-operative patients.  The tasks and responsibilities include:

  • 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.

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