(Per Diem) - Sr. Surgical Technician - Perioperative Services / UMH

University of Miami - Coral Gables, FL (30+ days ago)4.1

The University of Miami is considered among the top tier institutions of higher education in the U.S. for its academic excellence, superior medical care, and cutting-edge research. At the U, we are committed to attracting a talented workforce to support our common purpose of transforming lives through teaching, research, and service. Through our values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity and Teamwork (DIRECCT) we strive to create an environment where everyone contributes in making UM a great place to work. We are one of the largest private employers in Miami-Dade County; home to more than 13,400 faculty and staff from all over the world.

Under the direction of the medical and nursing staff, the Surgical Technologist (ST) performs duties related to the intra-operative process in accordance with established policies and procedures; anticipate the needs of the patient, surgeon and department; prepares and maintains sterile supplies, instrument, and equipment; adheres to strict aseptic technique and standard precautions; practices ethical and conscientious behavior in regard to aseptic technique.

The minimum requirements are as follows: High school diploma or equivalent education is required. Graduate from an accredited surgical technology program required. Basic Life Support (BLS) certifications are required. Certified Surgical Technician (CST) certification is preferred. Minimum of one (1) year of previous work experience is required. Any appropriate combination of relevant education, experience and/or certifications may be considered.

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