Surgical Scrub Tech (CST) - Surgery Center, FULL-TIME
Posted on: May 5, 2022
Job Summary: Anticipates the needs of the surgical team.
Establishes and maintains sterile field during surgical procedures
in the operating room. Ensures sterility of all supplies and
instruments during set up of surgical procedures. Assists
circulating nurse and surgical team in maintaining sterile
environment. Assists circulating nurse in gathering necessary
surgical supplies and equipment. Is responsible for doing sponge,
needle, and instrument count pre-operatively and intra-operatively
with the circulating nurse. Gowns and gloves surgeons and
assistants. Assists in keeping physician preference cards
accurate/updated. Retains all specimens to be sent to pathology,
confirming source/name of specimen with 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. 10. 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. Attends
in-services, conferences, and meetings as required. Communicates
effectively and courteously with visitors, physicians, and their
office staffs, patients, and employees. Maintains patient,
physician, and employee privacy and confidentiality per policy.
Maintains designated certifications such as CPR, as offered by the
center. Acts in accordance with the vision, mission, and business
philosophy of the Center. Complies with Policies and Procedures,
and adheres to safety guidelines to ensure a safe work and patient
care environment. Required Skills: Qualifications: 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. Education and/or
Experience: High School Diploma / GED; completion of a Scrub
Technician Program. Certification required. Two years--- experience
as a Scrub Tech in multiple specialties or an equivalent
combination of education and experience. 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. Other skills and
abilities: General familiarity with medical terminology as it
pertains to anatomy and surgical procedures for an operating room.
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an
applicant---s or employee---s race, color, religion, sex (including
pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information,
sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status
or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable
accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless
doing so would result in an undue hardship.
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