Surgical Media Tech Assistant 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 Days 7 AM to 3 PM with mandatory call every other weekend.
You Will Be Responsible For:
Demonstrates through behavior AdventHealth’s Core Values of Integrity, Compassion, Balance, Excellence, Stewardship and Teamwork as outlined in the organization’s Performance Excellence Program
Involves and supports management with all technology integration, audio-visual, and media production initiatives.
Ensures all technology equipment is in working order, is maintained and serviced appropriately.
Works with management and MD clients to identify and assist in the procurement of all clinical and technology equipment for training and education courses.
Performs other duties/projects as assigned or directed to ensure the efficient operation of the OR suites and team. Flexible and willing to make changes.
Assists with equipment management. May have specific training related to lasers, video, stealth, robotic, or other equipment utilized in the department. Reports any problems with equipment to department Manager.
Ensures safe transport, transfer, and positioning of patients utilizing good body mechanics. Maintains patient privacy and dignity at all times. Adheres to policies related to patient identification and confidentiality. For Surgical Assistants in the OR: utilizes knowledge of surgical specialty positioning equipment.
Participates in the preparation of the patient for procedures as directed by RN. Cooperates as part of the multidisciplinary team by communicating pertinent patient information to the RN and completing delegated duties as directed. Is aware of the sterile boundaries within the operating room when supplies are opened.
Ensures appropriate disposition of supplies, labs, and specimens. Participates in hand off communication and verification process for specimens with laboratory personnel. May remove medications from the pneumatic tube system for immediate delivery to the RN or for securing purposes in the medication room. Ensures linens, scrubs, and other supplies are stocked and maintained. Completes duties within assigned timeframes.
Efficient and organized in skills to assist team with safe and appropriate turnovers. Utilizes knowledge of cleaning protocols for all types of specialty surgical equipment. Articulates department goals and metrics for first cases starts and turnover times and contributes ideas for improvement. Readily available to perform all duties.
Maintains knowledge of instrumentation, equipment, and supplies needed for procedures so that case picking, and preparation can be done accurately and completely.
Functions in the role of retractor, camera, or limb holder at the sterile field under the direction of the RN, Scrub Tech, and / or Surgeon Promotes a safe environment. Takes appropriate action in emergency situations, being aware and in control of hazards which may endanger patients, visitors and employees. Identifies and reports environmental concerns to the management team. Ensures adherence to appropriate regulatory standards and AdventHealth policy and procedure.
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.
Ensures supplies are available for procedures as indicated, returns unused supplies to correct locations. Assists with maintenance of par levels and inventory.
Promotes a safe environment. Appropriate action in emergency situations, awareness and control of hazards which may endanger patients, visitors and employees, identifies and reports environmental concerns to the management team. Ensures work areas and hallways are free of clutter.
Follows CDC isolation guidelines, appropriate use of PPE, performs hand washing according to policy and enforces safety regulations. Strictly adheres to all infection control practices. Maintains basic knowledge of aseptic technique and has knowledge of the boundaries of the sterile surgical field.
The above statements reflect the general duties and responsibilities necessary to describe the principal functions of the job, as identified, and shall not be considered an exhaustive list of job responsibilities which may be inherent in the job. Follow and adhere to Florida Hospital Policies and Procedures. Responsibilities are subject to change.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:
Computer proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite/Professional
Strong team building skills to work with the direct team
Ability to work in fast paced dynamic environment
Ability to exercise objective judgment in critical-thinking skills
Strong communication and service-recovery skills
Ability to work in high-stress environment
Customer relations skills
Flexible and willing to make changes
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS PREFERRED:
Training in technology integration, audio-visual
Attentive to customer and team need.
Organizational skills with attention to detail, self-motivation, and excellent problem-solving abilities
Endowment and attitude to work well with multidisciplinary professional team
Knowledge of sterile technique and operating room environment
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:Computer experience such as general office computer skills
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:
Associate degree in Science, Medical, or Technology field
Audio visual experience
Previous experience working with patients in an acute care setting
Previous experience in an acute care hospital setting
PCT experience (dependent on role)
LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED: Basic Life Support
LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION PREFERRED: NA
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: N/A
The Surgical Media Tech Assistant supports all technical, audio-visual, clinical integration, and technology requirements for the AdventHealth Orlando Neuro surgical department. Supports the technology requirements and technical project and integration teams of the AdventHealth Orlando campus surgical facility and all audio-visual, Integration, Navigation and other future surgical technology, of AdventHealth surgical venues. Follows all rules and regulations that are applicable to 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. The Surgical Media Tech Assistant will also work under supervision of the professional nurse, assisting in performing specific duties and activities for surgical patients of all age groups. This position is considered an advanced ancillary role in which the employee has completed additional training and maintains competency in additional role specific related duties which may include but are not limited to supply management, case preparation, and equipment set up, and troubleshooting. May also work under supervision of Surgical Scrub and/or Surgeon to pass instruments at sterile field. 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.
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