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Surgical Aide/Assistant III - AdventHealth South Orlando
Location Address:601 E Rollins St Suite 400, Orlando, FL 32803
Top Reasons to work at AdventHealth South Orlando
Located on a lush tropical campus, our flagship hospital, 1,368-bed AdventHealth Orlando
serves as the major tertiary facility for much of the Southeast, the Caribbean and South America
AdventHealth Orlando houses one of the largest Emergency Departments and largest cardiac catheterization labs in the country
We are already one of the busiest hospitals in the nation, providing service excellence to more than 32,000 inpatients and 125,00 0 outpatients each year
Work Hours/Shift: Full Time Nights 8:30 PM to 7 AM (shift differential added to pay)
You Will Be Responsible For:
Demonstrates, through behavior, AdventHealth’s core values of Integrity, Compassion, Balance, Excellence, Stewardship, and Teamwork.
Demonstrates through behavior AdventHealth’s core values of Integrity, Compassion, Balance, Excellence, Stewardship and Teamwork.
Performs tasks as required to meet departmental needs to include: patient transport, patient positioning, courier for specimens, supplies and medication, participation in OR room turnovers, preparation of case supplies and equipment and scrubbing in for procedures to act in the role of camera, retractor or limb holder.
Assists with equipment management. May have specific training related to lasers, video, stealth, robotic, or other equipment utilized in the department. Demonstrates knowledge of equipment set up, troubleshooting and cleaning. Reports any problems with equipment to department Manager.
Participates in the preparation of the patient for procedures as directed by the RN. Cooperates as part of the multidisciplinary team by communicating pertinent patient information to the RN and completing assignments. May remove medications from the pneumatic tube system for immediate delivery to the RN or for securing purposes in the medication room.
Demonstrates knowledge of supplies utilized for procedures. Ensures supplies are available for procedures as indicated, returns unused supplies to correct locations. Assists with maintenance of par levels and inventory.
What You Will Need:
Medical Terminology course OR completed coursework in a Surgical Tech Training Program
Ability to clearly and effectively communicate written and verbal Information
Ability to comprehend instructions and processes to carry out job requirements
Previous experience in surgical services
Experience working with patients in an acute care setting.
High School Diploma or GED
For advanced ancillary support roles completion of specialty training is preferred.
Enrollment in a Surgical Tech training program.
Under the direct supervision of a surgical tech or RN preceptor (scrubbed in at the sterile field)
The Surgical Assistant III (SAIII) assists in performing duties and activities for surgical patients of all age groups. This includes the following duties: patient transport, patient positioning, courier for specimens, supplies and medication, participation in OR room turnovers, preparation of case supplies and equipment and scrubbing in for procedures to act in the role of camera, retractor or limb holder. The SA III maintains competency in additional advanced ancillary role specific related duties which may include, but are not limited to, supply management, case preparation, and equipment set up and troubleshooting. Adheres to the AdventHealth Corporate Compliance Plan and to all rules and regulations of all applicable local, state and federal agencies and accrediting bodies. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.
AdventHealth Greater Orlando (formerly Florida Hospital) is one of the largest faith-based health care providers in the United States. For 150 years, we have carried on a tradition of providing whole-person care that not only addresses patients' physical ailments, but also supports their emotional and spiritual well-being. We demonstrate the same level of compassion and care for our employees as well, doing all that we can to help them realize their full potential – both personally and professionally.