Surgical Technician Service Facilitator | Operating Rooms HVN

UF Health Shands Hospital - Gainesville

Job ID: 96587
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Department: Operating Rooms HVN
Shift/Days: Variable
Posted FTE: 1.00 = 40 Hours

Job Opening Summary

The surgical technologist lead (STL) role is for a highly developed surgical technologist that has advanced training and experience in the surgical service specialty line. The focus of this position is on surgical preparation for all surgical cases within a surgical service line. The STL partners with surgical staff to provide a multitude of clinical practice duties, including, but not limited to, the following:

  • Coordination of equipment, instrumentation and supply needs for surgical cases within the service.
  • Coordinating and assisting with case turnover and case preparation, patient positioning, surgical procedure preparations, and draping and scrubbing as necessary.
  • Maintaining current knowledge of procedures, instruments and equipment.
  • Monitoring quality control, function and repair of devices used within the service.
  • Coordinating and leading staff with clinical education within the service, including orientation.
  • Serving as a resource for best practices.
  • Anticipating surgical needs by reviewing the operating room schedule in advance.
  • Service line efficiency (i.e., turnover and start time).
  • Utilizing resources effectively with a focus on cost containment (i.e., overtime and reducing cost-per-case).

Job Opening Qualifications

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Graduate from an accredited surgical technologist training program.
  • Minimum of 12 months of experience in a clinical specialty.
  • Certification (NBSTSA) required or obtained within one year of hire.
    • Five years' experience in Shands surgical setting may qualify in lieu of surgical technologist training and certification.
  • Experience with multi-disciplinary teams with demonstrated excellence in patient care.

Minimum Pay Rate - Hourly: $25.48
Midpoint Pay Rate - Hourly: $35.54

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UF Health Shands Hospital - Gainesville
Gainesville, FL 32608

Why Work With UF Health

Benefits to fit your life.

As you would expect from an organization this size, our core benefits include medical insurance and prescription drug plans, short-term and long-term disability, life insurance, generous paid time off, 10 paid holidays per year and an employee assistance plan. Voluntary benefits include tuition reimbursement, dependent care and health care reimbursement accounts, dental insurance, vision plan and more. Retirement benefits include a 403(b) plan.

About UF Health
About UF Health

UF Health Shands is recognized as Florida’s premier hospital system, thanks to our commitment to quality clinical care that yields outstanding outcomes and continually earns us national recognition. It is our privilege to offer distinguished, patient-centered care and build upon our role as the state’s premier provider of medical expertise and specialties.

UF Health ranks 53rd on the 2021 Forbes list of Florida’s 100 best workplaces and ranks 31st on their list of best workplaces in the nation for women. UF Health Shands Hospital was included in Indeed’s list of the “2019 Top-Rated Workplaces” for hospitals, which recognizes the 25 “Best Hospitals” in the U.S. We are number 20.

About The Area
Welcome to the Sunshine State.

There’s a reason the Sunshine State is the tourism capital of the world and the third-most populous state in the country. As a Florida resident, you’re never far from the world’s best beaches, theme parks and attractions (and their Florida resident discounts), and cultural arts. Factor in our favorable tax rate and entrepreneurial spirit, and it’s easy to see why so many individuals, families and businesses choose to make Florida their home.

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