Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
Saint Petersburg, FL, United States
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At Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital located in St. Petersburg, FL, we offer first-class pediatric care, along with the best lifestyle anyone could imagine. In the heart of Tampa Bay our main campus and state-of-the-art facility is located in downtown St. Petersburg, Florida and just minutes from restaurants, beautiful beaches, sports arenas and a multitude of family activities.
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Surgical Technologists (ST) are allied health professionals who assist in the preparation and care of surgical patients under the general direction of a professional nurse or a physician. Possesses expertise in the theory and application of sterile/aseptic technique and combines the knowledge of human anatomy, surgical procedures, and implementation tools and technologies to facilitate a surgeon’s performance of invasive therapeutic and diagnostic procedures.
Demonstrates comprehensive knowledge of surgical procedures and instrumentation to provide the highest quality outcomes for a patient undergoing a procedure
Selects instruments, equipment and supplies for each surgical procedure to achieve desired clinical outcomes
Prepares room for procedure by setting up sterile tables and checking equipment and supplies to ensure the operating room is ready for patient care
Scrubs for surgical procedures: helping with prepping and draping patients, passing sterile instruments and supplies, and assisting with surgical procedures, to ensure quality outcomes for patients
Understands and follows the principles of sterile technique, and takes steps to remedy breaks in sterile technique to ensure a safe patient environment
Identifies specimen before passing off the field and transports specimens to Pathology, as directed, to ensure specimens are handled according to JHACH policy
Identifies, with registered nurse, intra-procedure medication, dosage and labeling of all solutions and drugs to ensure safe medication practices are in place
Assists with transfer of patients into or out of operating room to ensure operating room efficiency and patient safety
Cleans rooms, instruments and equipment according to regulatory standards and JHACH policies to ensure patient safety
Completion of a surgical technologist training program
Certification as a surgical technologist
__X__ Ability to move freely (standing, stooping, walking, bending, pushing and pulling) and lift up to a maximum of Fifty (50) pounds without assistance
__X__ Category 1: Job classification is exposed to blood borne pathogens (blood or bodily fluids) while performing job duties
May be exposed to communicable diseases when working in a healthcare setting
Frequent exposure to sharp objects and instruments
Frequent exposure to moving mechanical parts, fumes, airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals and risk of electric shock
Occasional high noise level
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Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are drug-free workplace employers.
Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
Website : http://www.hopkinsbayview.org
From the 1889 opening of The Johns Hopkins Hospital, to the opening of the School of Medicine four years later, there emerged the concept of combining research, teaching and patient care. This model, the first of its kind, would lead to a national and international reputation for excellence and discovery.