Surgical Technician First Assist PRN in Oviedo, Florida, United States
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Oviedo Medical Center

Surgical Technician First Assist PRN

Oviedo, FL, United States
PRN/Per Diem • PRN Status/As Needed Schedule
Registered Nurse   Job ID: 194306
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Oviedo Medical Center, the new 64-bed acute care hospital, provides a full range of healthcare services to east Seminole County and surrounding communities. Services include medical and surgical inpatient units, intensive care, medical cardiology, telemetry, cardiac catheterization, inpatient and outpatient surgery, women’s services including labor and delivery, cardiopulmonary services, comprehensive diagnostic imaging and 24/7 emergency care. Oviedo Medical Center is designed with the patient in mind with personalized care, all private rooms and the newest medical technology available. Oviedo Medical Center is located at the intersection of Red Bug Lake Road and State Road 426.

Position Summary:  Under the direct supervision of the surgeon, prepares and maintains the surgical area, scrubs and assists the physician during procedures.   Assists the RN in technical functions related to patient care in the OR, the training of others, and functions as a resource within the department.     May be called upon to help with the LDRP department in case of emergency staffing needs. 

Job Functions:

  • Assists before, during and after a surgical procedure. Within scope of practice, provides retraction, manipulation of tissues, hemostasis and other functions to ensure good visualization of the surgical field and optimal results for the patient. Performs ligation and approximation of tissues, clamp and electocautery application.
  • Assists in the preparation of surgical patients.  Assists with positioning patients, applications of plaster casts, immobilizers and surgical dressings.
  • Closes all wound layers (fascia, subcutaneous and skin), under the direct oversight of the surgeon, places tourniquets and catheters, clamps/cuts tissue and assists in applying wound dressings and drainage.  Provides local infiltration or the topical application of a local anesthetic and hemostatic agents at the operative site. 
  • Works toward hospital-wide improvement in meeting the SCIP and VTE standards of care.
  • Contributes to a culture of patient centered care by ensuring a quiet healing environment.

Education: Graduate of a CAAHEP (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs) and the State of FL Surgical Assistant Program, OR Medical School Graduate; OR allied health professional having completed 2250 hours surgical rotation.   

Experience: 1 year OR experience

Licensure: Current Certification as First Assistant (CFA)

Training: Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification; or BLS Instructor 3/2016

Skills: Critical thinking, service excellence and good interpersonal communication skills, ability to read/comprehend written instructions, ability to follow verbal instructions, PC skills.

We are committed to providing our employees with the support they need. At Oviedo Medical Center, we offer an array of medical, dental, and vision packages as well as several add-on perks to make your benefits package truly customizable to you and your family needs. Some of our unique benefits we offer include:

  • Student Loan Repayment
  • Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance Programs
  • Paid Personal Leave
  • 401k (100% annual match – 3% to 9% of pay based on years of service)
  • Identity Theft Protection discounts
  • Auto, Home, and Life Insurance options
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)

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Registered Nurse
PRN/Per Diem • PRN Status/As Needed Schedule

COVID-19 Vaccination

In compliance with the emergency regulation issued by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) dated November 4, 2021, and company policy, this role requires you to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 based on local, state and /or federal law or regulations, or to have applied for a medical or religious exemption (including booster for California).

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