Ophthalmic Surgical Technician

St. Luke's Cataract and Laser Institute - Tarpon Springs, FL
Posted: March 16, 2020

Surgical Scrub Technician/Instrument Processing Technician

St. Luke's Surgical Center is looking to hire a full time surgical scrub and instrument processing technician to join our team in our Tarpon Springs location.  Experience preferred. St. Luke’s Surgical Center performs multi-subspecialty ophthalmic surgery. 

About St. Luke's:

St. Luke's Cataract & Laser Institute/St. Luke’s Surgical Center is a multi-subspecialty ophthalmology practice with 19 MD’s and nearly 350 employees located in beautiful Tampa Bay, Florida.  With five locations spread over four counties in the Tampa Bay area and a sixth location at The Villages in central Florida, St. Luke’s offers outstanding professional opportunities to our employees.  In addition to our multi-subspecialty ophthalmology practice, our service lines include plastic surgery, aesthetic skin care, and hearing services.

St. Luke’s has a long-standing reputation of excellence and for delivering outstanding patient care.  Our surgeons are front-runners in their fields.  In fact, many of the innovations that have made cataract surgery one of the safest medical procedures performed today were developed at St. Luke’s.

Our home office is a 78,000 square foot facility located in Tarpon Springs, with additional locations in Spring Hill, St. Petersburg, Tampa, Clearwater, and The Villages.  We offer on-site surgical care at our Tarpon Springs, Clearwater and The Villages locations.

Please visit our website to learn more about St. Luke's Cataract & Laser Institute: http://www.stlukeseye.com/

Job Description:

Reporting to the OR Supervisor, the surgical scrub technician’s role and responsibility is to provide necessary and appropriate equipment, instruments and supplies during ophthalmic surgery with the surgeon, nurses and staff.  As an instrument technician, the role is to clean and sterilize instruments in accordance with AAMI standards.  The ideal candidate must be able to work under pressure in an ever-changing environment. 

Your primary position will be working in and overseeing our sterile processing department.

We require self-motivated, patient focused individuals with strong customer service skills and the ability to work in a collaborative environment with patients, physicians and staff. 

This associate will need to be available Monday through Friday.  

Qualifications / Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or equivalency is required
  • A minimum of one year of experience as a surgical scrub technician in an operating room is preferred.
  • Experience in the cleaning and sterilization of instruments preferred
  • Must be mobile in a surgery procedure; walking, sitting, standing, bending and stretching
  • Perform general duties and other functions as required or assigned


  • Competitive Pay
  • Paid Time Off and Holiday Pay
  • Medical, Dental, Life and LTD
  • 401(K) with Employer Match
  • See more benefits at http://www.stlukeseye.com/careers/benefits/

We hire Non-Smokers only

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace

We participate in the E-Verify Program



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St. Luke's Cataract and Laser Institute

St. Luke's Cataract and Laser Institute

Tarpon Springs, FL

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