Sacred Heart Hospital


Title: Surgical Tech / Perioperative SpecialtyTech

City, State: Pensacola, FL

Location: Sacred Hrt Hosp Pensacola

Additional Job Details: FT Rotating 

Job Summary:

The Surgical Tech / Perioperative SpecialtyTech inspects, assembles and evaluates all surgical instruments and instrument sets to ensure proper sterilization, completeness of set, and to determine need for repair/replacement.


•Performs decontamination of soiled instruments, sterilization containers and equipment according to established protocols.
•Inspects instruments, equipment and containers to assure cleanliness and proper functioning.
•Corrects instrument sets according to current standards and established count sheets and/or instrument tracking systems.
•Maintains proper levels of inventory to ensure availability for case carts.
•Performs other duties as assigned.
•Scrubs and assists in three of the most acute services performed.
•Prepares surgical operating suite with sterile drapes and sterile solutions as well as appropriate sterile and non-sterile instruments and supplies

•Assists with preparing, transporting, positioning and draping patients.|
•Maintains instruments in an organized manner and monitors/tracks instruments counts throughout procedures


•Required Credential(s):◦Current Sterile Processing Technician certification preferred.

•Preferred Credential(s):◦Current certification as a Surgical Technologist preferred.

•High School or Equivalent required
•Graduate of a Surgical Technology program required
•Successful completion of a hospital
•Surgical Technology training program with two years of experience may be considered in lieu of educational requirements and One year of scrub experience required.

About Sacred Heart Hospital

Sacred Heart Health System is Northwest Florida's leading provider of high quality health care to children and adults.

The hub of the Health System is the 566-bed Sacred Heart Hospital in Pensacola that includes the region's only Children's Hospital.

In 2011 and 2012, Sacred Heart Hospital in Pensacola was rated in an independent national study among the top 5 percent in the nation for superior patient outcomes.

Key services also include a Regional Heart and Vascular Institute, a regional Stroke Center, Level II Trauma Center, a Cancer Center affiliated with MD Anderson Physicians Network, and a large regional network of 150 physicians with offices stretching from Foley, Ala. to Apalachicola, Fla.

In 2003, the Health System opened Sacred Heart Hospital on the Emerald Coast, a 58-bed community hospital in Walton County that is rated among the top hospitals in the United States for patient satisfaction. In March 2010, the new Sacred Heart Hospital on the Gulf, a 19-bed hospital, opened in Port St. Joe, Fla. This year, Sacred Heart formed a joint venture with LHP Hospital Group to lease and operate Bay Medical Center in Panama City.

Sacred Heart has more than 4,000 employees and is part of Ascension Health, the nation's largest system of Catholic and nonprofit health care facilities. For more information, call 850-416-7000.