Senior Surgical Tech - Surgery - UMHC-SCCC
Job location: Miami, FL
Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-01-05
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The University of Miami - UMHC-SCCC has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Surgical Technologist.
The Senior Surgical Technologist facilitates the operative or other invasive procedure by preparing and providing the required sterile instruments, supplies and equipment. Maintains the sterile field and anticipates and responds to the needs of the surgical team.
Function as a scrub person during operative and other invasive procedures by
- assembling supplies and equipment required for the procedures
- preparing and organizing sterile supplies and instruments for the procedure;
- performing accounting procedures in concert with the RN circulator;
- assisting with placement of sterile drapes;
- providing instruments and supplies to the surgical team during the procedure;
- maintaining an organized sterile field;
- ensuring sterility of the field and taking corrective actions as needed; and
- preparing sterile dressings.
Clean and prepare surgical instruments for processing and transport them to the decontamination areas.
Assist with post-procedure cleaning of the operative or other invasive procedure room and preparation of room for subsequent patients.
Participate in ongoing educational and competency verification activities applicable to scrub person activities.
Maintain privacy and confidentiality of individuals and health information.
- Graduate from an accredited surgical technology program
- Certified surgical technologist (CST)
- Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
- Two year perioperative services experience preferred
- Basic computer skills (eg, Microsoft® Word)
The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.
UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the ground breaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and sub-specialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We're the challenge you've been looking for.
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