Ascension Sacred Heart is a faith-based health system that provides a network of hospitals, outpatient health centers, physician offices, rehabilitation centers and a variety of other health services to communities in South Alabama and across Northwest Florida. The health system includes the 566-bed Ascension Sacred Heart Hospital in Pensacola and the Studer Family Children’s Hospital at Sacred Heart, the region's only facility specializing in the care of children. Major regional services based in Pensacola also include the Heart and Vascular Institute, the area's leading Stroke Center, a Level II Trauma Center, and a Cancer Center affiliated with MD Anderson Cancer Network. In 2003, Ascension Sacred Heart opened its Emerald Coast hospital, a 76-bed community hospital in Walton County, near Destin, Fla. Ascension Sacred Heart also includes a 75-bed hospital in Panama City where services include a Level II trauma center and advanced cardiovascular care, as well as a 19-bed community hospital in Port St. Joe, FL, that serves Gulf and Franklin counties.
Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, especially to those most in need. In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.
Ascension Sacred Heart’s hospital in Bay County, Florida, is a 75-bed facility located at 615 N. Bonita Avenue in Panama City. It provides a broad range of services, including emergency services, heart surgery and interventional cardiology procedures, general surgery, and the area’s only Trauma Center.
Chartered in 1949 as Memorial Hospital of Bay County, the hospital operated for many years as Bay Medical Center, a county-owned and operated facility. The hospital was fully acquired by Ascension and Sacred Heart Health System in March 2019.
Ascension Sacred Heart's mission of providing a full range of quality health care services to the Bay County community has remained unchanged. We are committed to providing compassionate, personalized care to all persons, with special attention to the poor and vulnerable.
As part of its recovery from Hurricane Michael, which hit Panama City in October 2018, the hospital launched a $47 million plan to repair facilities and reopen 144 beds in the hospital’s South Tower by the end of 2019. The project will result in the hospital offering 185 private rooms.
The current services offered at the hospital include:
75 inpatient rooms, including 60 med-surgical beds and 15 ICU beds
9 operating suites
5 Cath labs
Advanced cardiovascular services including open heart surgery, minimally invasive valve replacement surgery (TAVR), diagnostic and interventional cardiology procedures, and electrophysiology,including cryoablation, to treat heart rhythm disorders.
An accredited Stroke Center
A Level II Trauma Center which provides 24-hour emergent care for life-threatening injuries and illnesses.
Emergency services located at the main hospital and at a freestanding emergency center on Panama City Beach.
The ER on the beach, located at 11111 Panama City Beach Parkway, provides 10 treatment rooms, including space for trauma, OB/GYN, isolation and seclusion.
Outpatient diagnostics, including CT, MRI, ultrasound, fluoroscopy, Echocardiography, nuclear medicine, interventional radiology and lab services.
Outpatient physical and occupational therapy
Why Join the Sacred Heart Family?
Compensation/Benefits: At Ascension, we provide a competitive compensation package inclusive of a wide range of flexible benefit options. We support work-life balance through generous paid time off and encourage spirituality in the workplace.
Professional Development: By supporting our associates and their professional development, we ultimately enhance the care and services we provide to the community. Through this development, our associates find new opportunities for career advancement.
What You Will Do
What could be more rewarding than saving the life of another human being? At Sacred Heart Bay Medical, as our Surgical Technologist, you are a crucial part of the operating team. You will work alongside surgeons and nurses in the operating room ensuring that the patient is prepared for surgery and each piece of equipment is sterilized and working perfectly.
Additionally, you will facilitate the safe and efficient performance of surgical procedures.
Prepares surgical operating suite with sterile and non-sterile instruments and supplies.
Hands required and requested instruments and supplies to surgeon during surgery.
Assists with preparing, transporting, positioning and draping patients.
Maintains instruments in an organized manner and monitors and tracks instruments counts throughout procedures.
Assists surgeons provision of hemostasis during surgery.
What You Will Need
BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.
Certified Surgical Tech credentialed from the National Healthcareer Association (NHA).
High School Diploma
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.
3 Years Preferred Technical Experience.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Sacred Heart Health System is an equal opportunity employer.
Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.
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