Senior Surgical Technician, BASCOM PALMER EYE INSTITUTE at CareerBuilder

Posted in Other 19 days ago.

Location: Miami, Florida

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Transforming Lives

The University of Miami is among the top research universities and academic medical centers in the nation, and one of the largest private employers in South Florida.

With more than 16,000 faculty and staff, the University strives for excellence, and is driven by a powerful mission to transform and impact the lives of its students, patients, members of the community, and people across the globe.

The University is committed to fostering a culture of belonging, where everyone feels valued and has the opportunity to add value. Through values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity, and Teamwork (DIRECCT) the U community works together to create an environment driven by purpose, excellence, community, and service.

The University of Miami BASCOM PALMER EYE INSTITUTE has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Surgical Technician.

The Senior Surgical Technician accounts for the instruments and equipment used during surgical procedures and maintains a sterile field during surgical procedures. The Sr. Surgical Technician demonstrates competency and proficiency in the use of equipment and instruments for all surgical procedures that are performed within the department.

  • Prepares the surgical suite ensuring environmental safety for the patient and personnel.

  • Demonstrates a surgical conscience by practicing aseptic technique.

  • Maintains a neat and organized sterile field.

  • Labels medications and solutions on the surgical field.

  • Returns instruments to the workroom for decontamination and returns unused supplies and instruments to their designated areas.

  • Participates in the stocking of sub sterile rooms and picks up the supplies for the next day.

  • Maintains complete confidentiality of all medical, financial, employee, computer, and other sensitive materials.

  • Demonstrates orientation towards service excellence by conducting daily activities, communications, and interaction in a cooperative, positive, and professional manner.

  • Displays courtesy toward customers by introducing themselves and addressing patients by name.

  • Cleans and sterilizes surgical instruments and assists with inventory and ordering of supplies for the surgery center.

  • Adheres to University and unit-level policies and procedures and safeguards University assets.

  • This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities as necessary.

High School Diploma or Equivalent
Certified Surgical Technologist:
Three ( 3) years of relevant experience

The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.

UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the ground breaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and sub-specialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We're the challenge you've been looking for.

Patient safety is a top priority. As a result, during the Influenza ("the flu") season (September through April), the University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine requires all employees who provide ongoing services to patients, work in a location (all Hospitals and clinics) where patient care is provided, or work in patient care or clinical care areas, to have an annual influenza vaccination. Failure to meet this requirement will result in rescinding or termination of employment.

The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.

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