Responsible for assisting surgeon in the office, surgical centers, and hospitals. Responsible for obtaining patient vitals, documents, and entering patient information into EHR/EMR.
Functions as first scrub in all specialties, as determined by the Clinical Coordinator
Prior to the first case of the day, damp dusts all flat surfaces in the operating room
Organizes table set-up using appropriate instruments, supplies, and equipment for each procedure prior to the start of the case and maintains a sterile field according to departmental policy and procedures
During each procedure, anticipates surgeonâ��s needs for instruments, suture, sponges, etc.
Performs sponge, needle, and instrument counts according to departmental policy and procedure. If count is incorrect, follows correct department procedures
Adheres to principles of aseptic technique during all phases of the surgical procedure
Assists in maintaining physician preference cards
At completion of case, assembles all instruments and supplies and transports to decontamination area according to departmental procedure
Assists RN circulator and ancillary personnel in preparation of OR Room for general/terminal cleaning at the end ofthe day
Thorough knowledge of handling instruments and surgical equipment used throughout the operatingroom
Cleans and prepares for sterilization or usage, instruments or equipment requiring special handling according to departmental procedure and manufactureâ��s direction
Takes initiative to notify Bio-med and/or maintenance of defective equipment as established by equipment in good working order on a routine basis14.Maintains room supplies and furniture to ensure adequate levels for surgical caseloads
EDUCATION / EXPERIENCEInclude minimum education, technical training, and/or experience required to perform the job.
High School Diploma required?Graduate of a Surgical Technologist degree program required
Surgical Technologistcertification required
Current American Heart Association BLSfor Healthcare Provider required
Strong proficiency in computer based programs such as MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
Ability to work well with other team members and consultants in remote offices as well as independently?Willingness to be flexible and adaptable in a complex, matrix environment
Primary Location: Delray Beach, Florida
Facility: Tenet Florida Physician Services
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) is a diversified healthcare services company headquartered in Dallas with 112,000 employees. Through an expansive care network that includes United Surgical Partners International, we operate 65 hospitals and approximately 510 other healthcare facilities, including surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care and imaging centers and other care sites and clinics. We also operate Conifer Health Solutions, which provides revenue cycle management and value-based care services to hospitals, health systems, physician practices, employers and other clients. Across the Tenet enterprise, we are united by our mission to deliver quality, compassionate care in the communities we serve.