Responsible for assisting surgeon in the office, surgical centers, and hospitals. Responsible for obtaining patient vitals, documents, and entering patient information into EHR/EMR.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Include the following. Others may be assigned.
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 surgeonï¿½s 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 of the day
Thorough knowledge of handling instruments and surgical equipment used throughout the operating room
Cleans and prepares for sterilization or usage, instruments or equipment requiring special handling according to departmental procedure and manufactureï¿½s direction
Takes initiative to notify Bio-med and/or maintenance of defective equipment as established by equipment in good working order on a routine basis
Maintains room supplies and furniture to ensure adequate levels for surgical caseloads
EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE
Include 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 Technologist certification required
? Current American Heart Association BLS/CPR for 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: Boca Raton, 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.
Internal Number: 1905049703
About Tenet Florida Physician Services
“Tenet Healthcare Corporation is a diversified healthcare services company with 115,000 employees united around a common mission: to help people live happier, healthier lives. Through its subsidiaries, partnerships and joint ventures, including United Surgical Partners International, the Company operates general acute care and specialty hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care centers and other outpatient facilities. Tenet's Conifer Health Solutions subsidiary provides technology-enabled performance improvement and health management solutions to hospitals, health systems, integrated delivery networks, physician groups, self-insured organizations and health plans.