Surgical Service Assistant in Miami Beach, FL at Mount Sinai Medical Center of Florida, Inc.

Date Posted: 7/13/2020

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Surgical Services Assistant, OR - FT 

As Mount Sinai continues to grow, so does our legacy of caring.

Mount Sinai Medical Center is proud to be South Florida's hospital of choice for great medicine. With more than 3,700 employees, 500 volunteers, 670 beds, 26 operating suites and more than 650 physicians and 950 nurses, Mount Sinai is South Florida's largest private independent not-for-profit teaching hospital.

It takes the contribution of many individuals to make Mount Sinai the world-class institution it is today. As a team, we have focused our efforts on assuring that our patients receive high quality medical care.  We're looking for motivated professionals who seek the challenge and stimulation of working in an academic medical center with an international reputation.

We are looking for a sharp, enthusiastic, professional to become part of the energy and join our team where you will engage in our efforts to improve patient satisfaction, clinical outcomes, and operational efficiency.

We offer:

  • An excellent, team focused work environment with opportunity for professional growth
  • Competitive salary with bonus potential
  • Savings plan with company match
  • A variety of health, dental and vision plans
  • On-site childcare, tuition reimbursement, and much more!


  • Cleans surgical area by removing waste and linen, washing down furniture, surgical lights, beds, stretchers, mattresses, walls, bair huggers, SCD machines, wiping down electrical cords and mopping floors.                                                                                                                                                                                                      
  • Replaces furniture and equipment in designated location in preparation for the next case, including the return of stretchers, OR beds, IV poles, and monitors to the appropriate department.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
  • Keeps stretchers, IV poles, OR beds, tables, equipment, specialty carts, mayo stands, and kick buckets clean and free of tape and suture.                                              
  • Removes and replaces sharp containers when 3/4 full.                                                                                                                                                                                                                        
  • Maintains inventory of full oxygen tanks with carriers, blankets, cleaning supplies, IV pumps and other supplies needed.                                                                                             
  • Regularly stocks scrub brushes, masks, face shields, cleaning solutions, and paper towels in sub sterile areas.                                                                                                                               
  • Adheres to standard precautions at all times when performing daily activities, which includes gloves, face shields,/goggles when cleaning the room.                                                                                                                         
  • Prepares germicidal solutions according to manufactures recommendation and MSDS protocol.                                                                                                                          
  • Uses proper body mechanics/safety protocol while moving patients to and from OR beds and while holding for sterile preps.                                                                                                                  
  • Uses proper care when transporting elderly patients from bed to stretcher to prevent skin breakdown.                                                                                                                                                      
  • Transport specimens, blood and blood products, amputated limbs, and the deceased to and from lab/morgue.  Maintains custody of specimen until delivered to the appropriate person.                                                                           
  • Transport lasers, GI cart, equipment, and supplies to and from other units using extreme care to prevent damage.                                                                                        
  • Checks patient ID band and verbally confirms patient name and date of birth against pick up slip prior to transporting in an efficient and courteous manner.                                                              ​
  • Verifies patient's name band, date of birth, and surgical side/site with unit RN before performing surgical shaves according to policy. Ensures patient's privacy and comfort at all times.                                         
  • When necessary uses sterile gloves to hold for extremities for skin prep using sterile technique.  

Minimum qualifications:         

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • CPR certification
  •  Prior hospital experience is preferred.