Senior Surgical Tech - Surgery - UMHC-SCCC

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Job location: Miami, FL

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-01-05
Req: R100043768
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Transforming Lives

The University of Miami is among the top research universities and academic medical centers in the nation, and one of the largest private employers in South Florida.

With more than 16,000 faculty and staff, the University strives for excellence, and is driven by a powerful mission to transform and impact the lives of its students, patients, members of the community, and people across the globe.

The University is committed to fostering a culture of belonging, where everyone feels valued and has the opportunity to add value. Through values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity, and Teamwork (DIRECCT) the U community works together to create an environment driven by purpose, excellence, community, and service.

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.

Primary Responsibilities:

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.

Patient safety is a top priority. As a result, during the Influenza ("the flu") season (September through April), the University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine requires all employees who provide ongoing services to patients, work in a location (all Hospitals and clinics) where patient care is provided, or work in patient care or clinical care areas, to have an annual influenza vaccination. Failure to meet this requirement will result in rescinding or termination of employment.

The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.

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Posted: 1/6/2021
Application Due: 4/6/2021
Work Type: Full Time