Certified Surgical Tech First Assist Labor and Delivery Part Time Days and Nights
Company: AdventHealth Daytona Beach
Location: Daytona Beach
Posted on: July 8, 2019
Certified Surgical Tech First Assist Labor and Delivery Part Time
Days and Nights
AdventHealth Daytona Beach
Location Address: 301 Memorial Medical Parkway Daytona Beach, FL
Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Daytona Beach
Immediate Health Insurance Coverage
Great benefits such as: Educational Reimbursement
Career growth and advancement potential
High quality of life with low cost of living on the shores of sunny
Daytona Beach, FL.
Part Time 24 hours 2 days per week; on call Days and Nights
You Will Be Responsible For:
Ensures supplies, instruments, and equipment are available for all
Participates in room set up, pre-procedure preparations,
intra-operative positioning, prepping and draping, and room turn
over independently or as directed.
Assists with the safe transfer and positioning of patients as
Demonstrates knowledge of sterilization techniques for all
equipment utilized on assigned procedures
Demonstrates flexibility and understanding of assigned work duties.
Adapts to changes in assigned duties as directed.
Prioritizes work responsibilities appropriately. Proactively
assists others with minimal supervision including non-patient care
activities (maintaining procedures supplies, sterilization of
instruments and environment of care.)
Demonstrates effective oral and written communication skills,
maintains patient confidentiality and interacts with all internal
and external customers in a professional and courteous manner
Speaks positively to and about co-workers and the organization
Adheres to all hospital and departmental safety initiatives.
Promotes a safe environment and reports unsafe environmental and
quality concerns to their immediate supervisor.
Performs job duties with consistent levels of accuracy and
completeness within acceptable time frames.
Assists the surgeon during surgical procedures, anticipating need
of the surgeon with a consistent level of competency.
Assists in room turn over. Assists in stocking rooms and updating
Maintains and monitors sterile field and demonstrates understanding
of proper aseptic technique.
Picks supplies and equipment for surgical cases utilizing physician
Participates in transporting instruments from Birth Care Center to
Central Processing for sterilization and pick up sterilized
instruments from Central Processing to Birth Care Center.
Required to participate in the on-call schedule as assigned.
Demonstrates competency in all procedures within Scope of Practice,
as appropriate to the ages of the patient, adult and adolescent,
maintains knowledge of growth and development with an understanding
of the range of treatment needed by the patient.
Reports malfunctioning equipment to clinical engineering and charge
nurse or nurse manager.
Notifies charge nurse or nurse manager of potential ethical or
legal issues. Communicates concerns to the appropriate
Demonstrates awareness of patient rights and functions as patient
Performs any related duties as assigned.
Occasionally trains others, as in orientation of new employees,
preceptor of co-workers learning new skills or preceptor of scrub
The first assistant is responsible to cross-train and assist with
the scrub tech and secretarial position.
What you will need:
High school graduate or equivalent required.
Graduate of an accredited surgical technology approved program or
military trained surgical technologist with five (5) years minimum
Two (2) years previous experience as a surgical technologist
BLS certification required.
Demonstration of Completion of an accredited first assistant
program or completion of wound closure course required.
Certification in Surgical Technology is required.
Requires ability to stand for long periods of time.
Ability to consistently demonstrate clear communication skills and
strong anticipatory skills.
Manual dexterity, lifting, pulling, pushing of equipment, heavy
instrument sets and patients required.
Knowledge of obstetrical surgical instrumentation required.
Experience with wound closure techniques required.
Multi-tasking, organization and ability to make sound judgment
The ability to work under stressful circumstances.
The Obstetrical Certified Scrub Technician - First Assistant, is a
member of the obstetrical healthcare team who provides surgical
support to the surgeon and surgical team for safe operation and
optimal outcome for patients. This position requires an expanded
knowledge of surgical instrumentation, surgical techniques, human
anatomy, surgical retracting and wound closure. This position
assists in the preparation of supplies and equipment for surgical
procedures and provides the appropriate instrumentation necessary
for the surgeon to perform these procedures. The first assistant is
responsible to maintain current knowledge of trends in the
operating room, including new products, procedures and physician
techniques. All activities associated with the role of the first
assistant are under the direct supervision of the perinatal
registered nurse or the operating surgeon.
This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with
federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and
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