Surgical Tech-Main OR - 7a-7p Fri/Sat/Sun

The Tampa General Hospital Foundation Inc Tampa, FL
Facility Profile

Tampa General Hospital (TGH) is a private not-for-profit hospital and one of the most comprehensive medical facilities in West Central Florida serving a dozen counties with a population in excess of 4 million. As one of the largest hospitals in Florida, TGH is licensed for 1,011 beds, and approximately 7,300 employees, is one of the region's largest employers.

TGH is the area's only level I trauma center and one of just four burn centers in Florida. With four medical helicopters* we transport critically injured or ill patients from 23 surrounding counties to receive the advanced care they need. The hospital is home to one of the busiest solid organ transplant centers in the country. TGH is a nationally designated comprehensive stroke center, and has a 32-bed Neuroscience Intensive Care Unit. Other outstanding centers include cardiovascular, orthopedics, high risk and normal obstetrics, urology, ENT, endocrinology, and the Children's Medical Center, which features a nine-bed pediatric intensive care unit, pediatric kidney transplant services and one of just three outpatient pediatric dialysis units in the state. As the region's leading safety net hospital, Tampa General is committed to providing area residents with excellent and compassionate health care ranging from the simplest to the most complex medical services.

Tampa General Hospital was named the #1 hospital in Tampa Bay by U.S. News & World Report, 2017-18, and recognized as one of America's Best Hospital's in six medical specialties: Cardiology & Heart Surgery, Diabetes & Endocrinology,

Gastroenterology & GI Surgery, Nephrology, Pulmonology and Urology. Tampa General Hospital has been designated a Magnet Hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the highest recognition for nursing excellence.

TGH is accredited by The Joint Commission and was awarded disease-specific certification in six medical specialties. TGH is also accredited by the

Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF).

* Air transport provided by Metro Aviation, Inc.

Department Profile

The Surgical Services department performs more than 29,000 surgeries and almost 10,000 GI procedures a year in 43 operating rooms, eight GI suites and two parathyroid suites. As a level 1 trauma center, some of the most complex and challenging surgeries in the nation are performed here. The main operating suite contains 21 ORs including an integrated MRI suite, a dedicated trauma room and a 17-bay Surgical Prep Unit and 29-bay PACU. Our burn unit contains a specialized burn OR. The newly renovated Cardiovascular Transplant operating rooms have nine ORs including a hybrid OR and nine pre-op bays. The Surgery Center houses nine operating rooms and 27 pre-post bays. The Women's Surgery Center has four ORs as well as an IVF suite for embryo transfers and retrievals. We also operate a full time Pre-Admission Testing center along with a 36 bed Short Stay Center.

Job Summary

Under general supervision of medical and nursing staff, following policies, procedures and professional guidelines assists with surgical and endoscopy procedures; provides, assembles and cares for surgical supplies, instruments and equipment before, during and after procedures. Assists with cleaning, restocking and processing of the surgical suite, instruments and equipment, as needed. Identifies and reports situations requiring intervention to the RN or Clinician. Responsible for performing job duties in accordance with the mission, vision and values of Tampa General Hospital.

Required Skills

Graduate of Surgical Technologist training program; Certification required from AST or NCCT; Greater than 2 years Experience in OR required; Ability to work in varied surgical settings and services such as general/GU, robotics, orthopedics, GYN, eye/ENT, neuro/neurospine.