Surgical Technician Pediatrics PRN at HCA Healthcare in Savannah, Georgia

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Job Description:



Do you have the career opportunities as a Pediatric Surgical Technician that you want in your current role? We have an exciting opportunity for you to join Memorial Health Children’s Hospital grand opening in March 2021, a facility that is part of the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, HCA Healthcare.

The Memorial Health Dwaine and Cynthia Willett Children's Hospital of Savannah is the only children's hospital in southeast Georgia. From the tiniest preemies to the toughest teens, we offer a variety of crucial services. Our expert team provides well-child visits, comprehensive rehabilitation services, surgical care, hematology/oncology, critical care, disease management, child life services and much more. We care for more than 50,000 patients a year.

Our current, 20-bed pediatric unit has a team of specially trained physicians, nurses and child life specialists. We strive to provide state-of-the-art care in a child and family friendly environment. Children in this unit may have anything from a stomach bug and dehydration to an infection requiring IV antibiotics. The medical care team on this unit is equipped to deal with a wide variety of childhood illnesses and injuries. Our 22-bed pediatric special care unit (PSU) is for children who need to stay in the hospital to receive cancer treatment or recover from surgery. The PSU team includes specially certified hematology/oncology physicians, nurses, respiratory therapists and child life specialists. They work together to ensure the best possible outcome for every child.

We are committed to providing our employees with the support they need. At Memorial Health, we offer an array of medical, dental, and vision packages as well as several add-on perks to make your benefits package truly customizable to you and your family needs. Some of our unique benefits we offer include:


  • Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance Programs

  • Paid Personal Leave

    • 401k (100% annual match – 3%-9% of pay based on years of service)

    • Identity Theft Protection discounts

    • Auto, Home, and Life Insurance options

    • Adoption Assistance

    • Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)

You contribute to our success. Every role has an impact on our patients’ lives and you have the opportunity to make a difference. We are looking for dedicated professional like you to be a part of our team. Join us in our efforts to better our community!

The Surgical Tech, in collaboration with the surgical team and under the supervision of the Registered Nurse, assumes responsibility for the care and safety of the perioperative patient, instrumentation, supplies, and equipment during surgical and other invasive and non-invasive procedures. The Surgical Technologist ensures effective communication with the circulator, the surgeon, the patient and their family, as well as the other members of the surgical team.

What you will do in this role:

  • You will set up and manage instruments, equipment, and supplies for all surgical procedures

  • You will be responsible for maintaining a sterile field while passing instrumentation during an invasive procedure

  • You will perform appropriate counts with circulator prior to the operation and before incision is closed

  • You will assist in patient positioning, transporting, and obtaining needed equipment

  • You will clean and prepare instruments for terminal sterilization

  • You will assist in prepping room for the next patient


What qualifications you
will need:

  • Specialty training beyond high school as evidenced by graduation of an accredited Surgical Tech program. Years of experience in the field can be considered in lieu of certification or a graduate of a surgical tech program. 

  • A
    current American Heart Association (AHA) or American Red Cross Basic Life
    Support (BLS) Health Care Provider is required

  • Surgical Tech Certification is preferred

  • One year of Surgical Tech experience is preferred

In 2018, Memorial
Health University Medical Center
affiliated with HCA Healthcare (South
Atlantic Division), one of the nation’s leading providers of healthcare
services. HCA Healthcare has formed its mission and values to be
patient-centered and for the good of all people, no matter the circumstance:
Above all else, we are committed to the care and improvement of human life.
HCA has been continually
named a World's Most Ethical Company by Ethisphere Institute since
2010. In 2018, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.3 billion in cost for the
delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated

Health University Medical Center
(MHUMC) is a 640+ bed hospital
in the beautiful, southern city of Savannah, Georgia. The facility opened its
doors in 1955 and has evolved into the most advanced healthcare provider in the
region employing over 3,500 colleagues.

Health University Medical Center
serves as a regional referral
center for heart care, cancer care, trauma care, children's care, high-risk
pregnancies and high-risk newborn care. Our hospital includes the region's only
Level 1 Trauma Center, the region's only Children's Hospital and the Savannah
campus of Mercer University School of Medicine. We proudly serve 35 counties
across southeast Georgia and southern South Carolina.

Health University Medical Center
is always looking to grow and
further advance in the healthcare industry, earning local, regional, national
recognition of excellence. MHUMC uses its vast clinical knowledge, innovative
operating strategies, scale and stability to transform healthcare and help our
community thrive. Our goal is to create a new standard for excellence that will
not only serve our current patients but also change the future of medicine.


We are a family 270,000 strong!
Our Talent Acquisition team is reviewing applications immediately. Highly
qualified candidates will be promptly contacted by our hiring managers for
interviews. Submit your resume today to join our community of caring!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at
our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color,
national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran
status, or disability status.



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