Gainesville, Florida


SHIFT: Days (rotating weekends)
SCHEDULE: Full-time

NFRMC is a 510 bed, full-service medical and surgical acute care center serving North Central Florida for over 49 years. NFRMC offers comprehensive cardiovascular care, oncology, orthopedics, neurosciences, minimally-invasive laparoscopic and robotic surgery, weight loss surgery and treatment, women’s health and wound therapy, among other services. NFRMC is fully accredited by the Joint Commission, is certified as a Comprehensive Stroke Center, an Accredited Chest Pain Center by ACC (American College of Cardiology), and is designated as a Blue Distinction Center for Spine Surgery and Bariatric Surgery. NFRMC has also received the highest scores available recognizing their commitment to patient safety and quality of care.
You are worth more than a paycheck. Our Benefits Raise the Bar:
401(k) with an employer match up to 9%
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Student Loan Assistance
Tuition Reimbursement
Paid Family Leave
Medical Plan Options, Dental & Vision
And much more!
*$5000 Sign On Bonus*
Womens Center OR: Monday-Friday with required call.
Responsible for the direct and indirect nursing care of patients as determined by the registered nurse.  Responsible for the supervision of assigned personnel. 
  • Completes all assigned procedures and therapies within the specific time frame.
  • Reports supply and equipment needs to the team leader and/or charge nurse.
  • Assists with the transfer of patients.
  • Assists physician in the performance of select procedures.
  • Operates specialty equipment per manufacturer's recommendation and/or policy and procedures.
  • Assists with providing care for the patient both pre-, intra, and post-specialized procedure.
  • Assists with transporting and positioning patient on the operating bed, specific to operative procedure, type of anesthetics to be used, and use of protective devices as indicated.
  • Performs item counts to include but not limited to: sponges, sharps, vessel loops/umbilical tapes, bovie cleaner, pre-, intra, and post operatively.
  • Take appropriate action if item count is not correct and informs the appropriate staff.
  • Monitors patient's response to surgical intervention intra-operatively and reports status to RN circulating nurse.
  • Prepares medication for operative field according to hospital policy with assistance from circulating nurse and/or surgeon; correct route and label appropriately.
  • Organizes supplies, instrumentation of operative field under the supervision of the RN.
  • Collects labels specimens for diagnostic lab per hospital policy and procedure.
  • Practices hands-free passing of sharps utilizing the "safety zone technique", and agreed upon area to place sharps after each use to prevent sharps exposures. Ensures that the container/holder for the cautery is in place.
  • Maintains vigilance for breaks in technique and informs the RN circulator.
  • Prepares OR room for subsequent procedure in a timely manner being conscious of the 30 minutes turnover time.
  • Performs other related functions as assigned.
  • Must be able to take call, and return to the hospital within 30 minutes of call-back.


Position Qualifications:
  • Completion of an approved program for surgical technologists.
  • Prior Surgical Tech experience and/or training.
Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:
  • Demonstrated communications and customer service skills, success in organizing work and ability to multi-task.
  • Ability to follow written and oral instructions.
  • Certification as a Surgical Technologist
  • BLS through American Heart Association


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