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Surgical Technician - Jewett Orthopedic Institute – Downtown Complex


Position Summary

Orlando Health Jewett Orthopedic Institute - orthopedic care that moves you!

As we prepare for the grand opening of Florida's only orthopedic specialty hospital and outpatient orthopedic complex. We are seeking ​a Surgical Technician to join our team and work in our brand-new state of the art surgical suite.

This position will be located at our brand new 375,000 sq.ft. state-of-the-art facility on the Orlando Health downtown campus and throughout the community at our outpatient clinics and sports partnership locations.

Designed to capitalize on efficiency of service and safe, fully integrated care, the institute not only offers a platform that provides a premier patient experience, but a team member experience that encourages excellence, well-being and career development.

With all the pieces in place – a nationally ranked orthopedic residency program, top quality providers, the busiest trauma program in the state, and a premier, high-tech orthopedic facility - we have set the stage to attract and retain the best talent in the industry. Now all we need is you. Join a winning culture that will be Your Best Place to Work! Click here to learn more about Orlando Health Jewett Orthopedic Institute.

Location: 62 Columbia Street, Orlando, FL 32806

Shift: Per Diem/Pool


  • Responsible for the maintenance of an orderly surgical field and for consistently passing instruments and supplies quickly and efficiently to the surgeon.
  • Able to anticipate and prioritize the needs of the various steps associated with the procedure.
  • Takes part in sponge, needle and instruments counts as dictated by the procedure.
  • Responsible for maintaining the surgical specimen in a manner which identifies and preserves them for pathology evaluation.
  • Assists in ordering and stocking of specialty supplies under the direction of management staff and departmental guidelines.
  • In collaboration with a Registered Nurse, serves as a technical subject matter expert for at least one tertiary specialty.
  • Provides scrub services for major procedures in at least 2 surgical specialties (independently with high physician satisfaction).
  • Prepares and conducts technical performance-oriented training related to specialty service.
  • Serves as a preceptor to perioperative personnel rotating through the scrub roles associated with their primary specialty(s) and /or second circulates on major tertiary procedures.
  • Collaborates with surgeons and proactively addresses case needs when performing duties in either the scrub or second circulator roles.
  • In collaboration with the clinical leadership, assists in workflow process improvement activities, contributes to organizational effectiveness, and demonstrates career growth and development.
  • Transports and delivers items, equipment, and medications (excluding controlled substances and IV chemotherapy drugs) throughout the facility.
  • May have limited access to areas storing medications.
  • Maintains reasonably regular, punctual attendance consistent with Orlando Health policies, the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards.
  • Maintains compliance with all Orlando Health policies and procedures.



  • High school graduate or equivalent.
  • Successful completion of:
    • Surgical Technology Training Program


    • Orlando Health Surgical Technician Training Program


  • Maintains current BLS/HealthCare Provider certification.


  • Four (4) years surgical technician experience.
    • Surgical Technician Certification and two (2) years of surgical technician experience may substitute for the required experience.