CERTIFIED SURGICAL SCRUB TECHNICIAN - OPERATING ROOM
Position Summary: The Surgical Scrub Technician is responsible to provide age appropriate and culturally sensitive care to infant, pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric perioperative patients. The goal of the scrub technician is to provide care that will achieve a level of wellness equal to or greater than that which the patient had before their operative or other invasive procedure. Competency is evaluated based on the assessment of the scrub techs ability to assist and perform the procedures needed to care safely for all patients undergoing operative or other invasive procedures. Duties are of considerable difficulty and based on a thorough knowledge of interrelatedness of body systems and the scrub techs ability to effectively interact with patients, their designated support person(s), and other healthcare team members, while maintaining current surgical technologist Practice Standards, AORN Perioperative Standards and Recommended Practices. Abides by and actively supports RMCHCS' Christian Philosophy. The surgical scrub technician abides by Surgical Services policies and procedures in accordance with AORN's Perioperative Standards and Recommended Practices and RMCHCS' policies and procedures relevant for operational objectives and activities to achieve optimal patient outcomes. The surgical scrub technician shares knowledge and skills through mentoring, precepting, role modeling, participation in peer interviews and evaluations, and by providing education and training on all equipment and all procedures, to maintain quality safe practices in the delivery of care for the perioperative patient in the Operating Room.
• High School diploma or GED required.
• Completion of course for Certified Operating Room Technician and in-house orientation and continued training.
• Previous experience as a Surgical Scrub Technician in a Hospital or Outpatient Surgical Unit preferred.
Licensure & Certifications:
• Maintain Certification for Operating Room Technician
• Current certification in Basic Life Support (if not current upon hire, must be obtained within three months of hire).
Additional Information Position Type : Full Time Shift : Day Contact Information
Brian Lalio - HR Generalist/Recruiter