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HCA, Hospital Corporation of America OR Technician in Niceville, Florida

Twin Cities Hospital is a 65-bed hospital with a medical staff of over 150 physicians. It offers all private rooms and the areas first Certified Orthopedic Joint Replacement Program and Certified Spine Surgery Program, in addition to a state-of-the-art surgery center. Twin Cities Hospital also has 24 hour emergency services, a critical care unit, Certified Diabetes Education Program, and a variety of inpatient and outpatient diagnostic imaging and laboratory services. Located at Highway 85 North and College Boulevard in Niceville, Twin Cities Hospital also has the areas only hospital based Wellness Center, offering a variety of health related seminars throughout the year. For more information, please call (850) 678-4131.

POSITION SUMMARY:

To provide care to patients under the direction of the RN, utilizing the nursing process, in accordance with the philosophy, goals, and objectives of TCH.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  1. Demonstrates knowledge and application of sterile technique, instruments and supplies needed for surgical cases.

  2. Communicates, interacts and participates in teamwork on the unit.

  3. Communicates and participates in patient care activities in direct conjunction with the RN.

  4. Demonstrates knowledge and application of the Surgical Technologist support role and knows the impact on the patient care process.

  5. Participates and cooperates in the unit based Quality Improvement processes.

  6. Maintains and practices quality patient care through effective use of resources and personnel.

  7. Practices, develops and endorses customer service skills in relationships with internal and external customers.

  8. Serves as the patient and family advocate with respect to the patient’s right to privacy by protecting confidential information.

  9. Actively seeks ways to control costs without compromising patient safety, qualify of care or the services delivered.

  10. Demonstrates knowledge of the occurrence reporting system. Uses system to report potential patient safety issues.

  11. Follows established guidelines for reporting a significant medical error or unanticipated outcome in the patient’s care which results in patient harm.

  12. Attends in-service presentations and completes all mandatory education requirements.

  13. Uses Performance Improvement Plan to improve patient safety.

  14. Regular, Punctual and dependable attendance.

  15. May have access to the POS room or designated areas to transport, assemble, and stock (inventory) of non scheduled drugs and biologicals to include but not limited to fluids, sterile water, normal saline, and irrigations.

  16. Maintains and safely handles medications to include IV fluids, contrast media and prescription medications within the scope of practice.

  17. Other duties as assigned.

We are committed to providing our employees with the support they need. At West Florida Hospital, 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)/

EDUCATION REQUIRED AND/OR PREFERRED:

• Graduated from ST training program required

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION:

• BLS required

• Surgical Technologist Certification preferred

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED OR PREFERRED:

• Previous scrubbing experience preferred

• Acute care experience preferred

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND ABILITIES:

• Reads and writes Basic English with the basic skills necessary to transcribe physician’s orders

• Knowledge of body substance isolation

• Ability to listen, empathize and respond to patient, family, internal and external partners needs

• Knowledge of basic anesthesia principles

• Equipment set up/troubleshooting skills

Job: *Clinical Techs - CV Cath Lab Surg Vasc & Central Sterile

Title: OR Technician

Location: Florida-Niceville-Twin Cities Hospital

Requisition ID: 00164-1916

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