Job Opportunities

STERILE PROCESSING TECHNICIAN

The Sterile Processing Technician works under the direction of the Sterile Processing/Materials Manager.  The Sterile Processing Technician maintains the cleanliness and integrity of instrumentation and supplies required for use in the operating room.  The Sterile Processing Technician collaborates with the operating room staff to ensure the availability and sterility of instrumentation to meet the requirements of posted surgical cases.

Essential Functions:

  • Under the direction of the Sterile Processing Technician, properly sterilizes and prepares surgical instruments for all cases at the scheduled surgery times.
  • Operates sterilizers, cleans them, records temperature, pressure and records time of test loads.
  • Updates surgical instrument tray lists.
  • Initiates repairs on surgical instruments, as needed.
  • Rotates sterile supplies regularly, and maintains quality standards in the instrument room.
  • Practices Infection Control and Universal Precautions, as per policy.
  • Restocks Operating Rooms after late cases, as needed.
  • Maintains all sterilization logs.

We will only consider candidates who meets the requirements below:

Job Type: 

  • Full-time

Required education:

  • High School Graduate or GED.
  • Sterile Processing Certification preferred

Required experience:

  • Minimum of 2 years experience as a Sterile Processing Technician in ASC or acute care-setting

PRE-OP CHARGE RN

Responsible for supervising and coordinating activities of nursing staff in Pre-Op area according to the policies, procedures, philosophy, and objectives of the facility. Participates in planning work of assigned areas and coordinates activities with other Managers and Administrator. Ensures that patient needs are met and evaluates area nursing care and performance. Works closely PAT/Pre/Post Op Manager in coordinating patient-care service functions.

Duties:

 Patient Care

  1. Applies accepted clinical nursing principles and practices to patient-care activities in the facility
  2. Identifies and solves nursing care problems
  3. Oversee all nursing activities in his/her departments during an emergency to verify that patient needs are met
  4. Participates in primary care of patients as needed and oversees his/her clinical areas to verify that patients’ needs are met
  5. Enforces the implementation of nursing practice standards and licensing and accreditation rules/regulations to provide quality patient care
  6. Recommends any revision in patient-care policies and procedures as necessary to conform to accepted principles and practices
  7. Respects patients’ right to privacy, dignity, and confidentiality
  8. Controls staff/patient traffic to help prevent infections
  9. Serves as a liaison among patients, families, nursing, and medical staff to coordinate quality patient care

Daily operations

  1. Assist PAT/Pre/Post Op Manager in the preparation of projected 6 week staffing schedule to ensure adequate licensed and non-licensed staff are schedule to meet patient care needs
  2. Reviews and approves timecards to verify accuracy and ensure staff is following timekeeping policy and procedures
  3. Coordinates and monitors operational activities for effective and efficient management of daily operation; reports deficiencies to the PAT/Pre/Post Op Manager
  4. Oversees preparation of daily personnel assignments in delegating duties according to experience and skill level to provide quality patient care
  5. Assists in cross-training clinical staff to create a productive work environment for all clinical areas
  6. Collaborates with PAT/Pre/Post Op Manager to evaluate the performance of all pre-op staff and assesses the quality of care and services for possible improvements. Participates in coaching/counseling meetings with staff
  7. Participates in the interview and selection process for new hires
  8. Coordinates new hire unit orientation and assigns preceptors. Monitors and completes an assessment for new hire
  9. Assist in the review and revision of the department’s policies and procedures manual. Ensures that staff implement established facility policies and procedures
  10. Participates in designated committees
  11. Analyzes clinical documentation to ensure facility’s policies/procedures are followed
  12. Promotes harmonious relations and favorable attitudes among the Pre-Op team
  13. Attends/participates in Charge staff meetings
  14. Performs all other duties and responsibilities as assigned including patient care, if necessary

We will only consider candidates who meets the requirements below:

Requirements

  • Active Florida RN license
  • CPR, ACLS and PALS Certification
  • Minimum of 3 years continuous Healthcare supervisory experience in the past 5-7 years
  • Minimum of 3 years orthopedic experience
  • ASC experience preferred
  • Evidence of leadership qualities
  • Strong ethical and moral character references
  • Language skills adequate for high-level written, interpersonal, and telephone communication

 Job Type: 

  • Full-Time

Required education:

  • Associates Degree
  • Bachelor’s Degree (preferred)

SCRUB TECHNICIAN

The OR Scrub Technician utilizes surgical knowledge and training to provide accurate and efficient instrumentation in an aseptic environment under the supervision of a Charge Nurse Manager.

Essential Functions:

  • Under the direction of the Charge Nurse/Nurse Manager, functions as a member of the surgical team to provide quality medical care.
  • Anticipates the needs of the surgeon collaborating with members of the surgical team to ensure the availability of adequate supplies, instrumentation, and equipment prior to the patient entering the OR Suite.
  • Assists the Surgeon at the sterile field maintaining strict aseptic technique. Identifies, reports, and corrects breaks in aseptic technique.
  • Utilizes “Time Out” to verify patient name and site of surgery prior to start of procedure.
  • Demonstrates ability to open sterile supplies and move contents to sterile field properly.
  • Demonstrates competency in the use of all Operating Room equipment.
  • Demonstrates competency in scrubbing duties in all specialties.
  • Appropriately manages the decontamination process of instruments/equipment at end of procedure utilizing PPE.
  • Assists in the turnover of the rooms in order to maintain an efficient surgical schedule.
  • Restocks supplies, damp dusts equipment, shelving, carts as directed by OR Charge Nurse.
  • Completes annual mandatory educational programs, such as, Violence in the Workplace, Child and Elder Abuse, Infection Control/bloodborne Pathogen, Emergency Preparedness and Pain Management, Attends facility in-services.
  • If requested, takes responsibility to chair one or more committees, or serve as a participant on a committee.

We will only consider candidates who meets the requirements below:

Job Type: 

  • Full-time

Required education:

  • High School Graduate or GED.
  • Scrub Tech Certification preferred

Required experience:

  • Minimum of 3-5 years Orthopedic Scrub Tech experience in ASC or acute care-setting

INSURANCE VERIFIER

The Insurance Verifier demonstrates understanding of all insurance verification processes. The Insurance Verifier demonstrates exceptional communication and follow through skills to ensure appropriate management of all patient insurance verification. The Insurance Verifier maintains HIPAA compliance and patient confidentiality through all phases of the insurance verification process.

Duties:

  1. Verifies all commercial insurance coverage, workers’ compensation insurance, accident insurance, and state programs and determines patient’s responsibility if applicable
  2. Obtains precertification number from physician’s office if applicable
  3. Determines patient qualification for coverage by third-party payer and informs financial counselor, patient, or family member of status
  4. Maintains current list of facility insurance contracts and payment schedules
  5. Documents prequalification for third-party payer before date of scheduled admission
  6. Maintains current information on correct and lawful practices for billing government and private payers for ambulatory surgery care
  7. Follows all federal, state, and regulatory guidelines to maintain compliance
  8. Enters all insurance information into computer
  9. Ensures that patient financial counselor is aware of any copayments, deductibles, etc.

We will only consider candidates who meets the requirements below:

Required education:

  • High School diploma or GED certificate

Required experience:

  • Minimum of 2 years medical insurance verification
  • Uses sound judgment, good communication skills, ability to work effectively with both employees and managers. Ability to convey a positive and professional image.
  • Proficient in MS Office programs; demonstrated strong computer skills

Job Type: 

  • Full-time

Preferred

  • ASC experience

Only qualified applicants should submit a resume with a cover letter with salary requirements in Word format to Deb Stock (dstock@andrewsinstitutesc.com).