Scrub Tech - TRH

Job Description

The Surgical Technologist handles the instruments, supplies, and equipment necessary during the surgical procedure. He/she has an understanding of the procedure being performed and anticipates the needs of the surgeon. He/she has the necessary knowledge and ability to ensure quality patient care during the operative procedure and is constantly on vigil for maintenance of the sterile field.

Job Duties:
  • Demonstrates and adheres to principles of aseptic techniques
  • Knowledgeable of all basic set-ups for surgical procedures
  • Assists in ensuring patient safety
  • Scrubs, gowns, and gloves members of surgical team following aseptic techniques
  • Assists in set up of operating room with all necessary equipment and supplies
  • Assists with the preparation, transportation, and monitoring of patients
  • Arranges instruments according to routine for given procedure
  • Handles instruments according to routine for given procedure
  • Maintains sterile field throughout the surgical procedure
  • Performs room clean up following procedures, as well as general housekeeping duties
  • Provides assistance in emergency situations as directed
  • Functions in the role of second assistant following successful skills demonstration
  • Provides assistance to team members, physicians, and anesthesia personnel as needed (i.e. reliability, initiative, work relations, training needs)
  • Reviews physicians' preference cards and updates as needed
  • Assists with stocking, preparation, and waste management of supplies
  • Performs other related duties as assigned
  • Develop communication skills and promote departmental relationships to ensure continuity of care
  • Participates in on-going committees and other educational programs to enhance patient care

High school diploma or GED required. Graduate of Surgical Tech program of study required. Scru Tech certification required.

Previous experience is highly desired.

  • EMR/EHR Experience
  • Clinical Skills
  • Bedside Manner
  • Infection Control
  • Physiological Knowledge
  • Medical Teamwork
  • Multi-tasking
  • Listening
  • Verbal Communication

Type: Full-time

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Taylor Health Care Group

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