Surgical Scrub Tech-PRN (PARKWAY SC)
Anticipates the needs of the surgical team. Establishes and maintains a sterile field during surgical procedures in the operating room.
Ensures sterility of all supplies and instruments during the set up of surgical procedures.
Assists circulating nurse in gathering necessary surgical supplies and equipment. Is responsible for doing sponge, needle, and instrument count pre-operatively and intra-operative with the circulating nurse.
Assists in keeping physician preference cards accurate/updated.
Retains all specimens to be sent to pathology, confirming the source/name of the specimen with the surgeon.
Transports all surgical equipment to appropriate cleaning areas. Assists in sterile supply with cleaning and reprocessing of instrument sets.
Interacts appropriately and effectively with all patients/others, regardless of age or ethnic background.
Uses Standard Universal Precautions, appropriate hand hygiene, personal protective equipment, and safe practices to ensure personal safety and a safe environment.
Assists with environmental hazard and infection control surveillance and participates in emergency preparedness drills.
Follows all equipment and safety guidelines and is responsible for knowledgeable use and care of equipment.
Serves as a resource to other members of the health care team.
Communicates effectively and courteously with visitors, physicians, and their office staff, patients, and employees. Maintains patient, physician, and employee privacy and confidentiality per policy.
Maintains designated certifications such as CPR, as offered by the center. To perform this job successfully, an individual shall be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Reasoning Ability: Able to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed written or oral instructions. Able to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
Physical demands: employees are frequently required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee shall regularly lift and /or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and /or move up to 100 pounds.
Education and/or Experience: High School Diploma / GED; completion of a Scrub Technician Program. Certification is preferable. Two years experience as a Scrub Tech in multiple specialties or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
General familiarity with medical terminology as it pertains to anatomy and surgical procedures for an operating room.
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