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Surgical Scrub Tech

Company: USPI
Location: El Dorado Hills
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

OR Surgical Scrub Tech - per diem (PRN)

Job Summary: Anticipates the needs of the surgical team. Establishes and maintains sterile field during surgical procedures in the operating room.

Reporting Relationship: Reports to Clinical Director/Administrator

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Ensures sterility of all supplies and instruments during set up of surgical procedures.

2. Assists circulating nurse and surgical team in maintaining sterile environment.

3. 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.

4. Gowns and gloves surgeons and assistants.

5. Assists in keeping physician preference cards accurate/updated.

6. Retains all specimens to be sent to pathology, confirming source/name of specimen with surgeon.

7. Transports all surgical equipment to appropriate cleaning areas. Assists in sterile supply with cleaning and reprocessing of instrument sets.

8. Assists with environmental hazard and infection control surveillance and participates in emergency preparedness drills.

9. Follows all equipment and safety guidelines and is responsible for knowledgeable use and care of equipment.

10. Communicates effectively and courteously with visitors, physicians, and their office staffs, patients, and employees. Maintains patient, physician, and employee privacy and confidentiality per policy.

11. Maintains designated certifications such as CPR, as offered by the center.

12. Acts in accordance with the vision, mission, and business philosophy of the Center.

13. Complies with Policies and Procedures, and adheres to safety guidelines to ensure a safe work and patient care environment.

Hourly Range: $28 - $40 / hour

Wages are determined based upon a number of factors including, but not limited to, an individual's qualifications and experience.

Required Skills:

  • High School Diploma / GED; completion of a Scrub Technician Program. Certification preferable.
  • Minimum one year experience as a Scrub Tech.
  • Must have Ortho experience.
  • 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.
  • General familiarity with medical terminology as it pertains to anatomy and surgical procedures for an operating room.Required Experience:
    West Cost Joint and Spine complies with federal, state, and/or local laws regarding mandatory vaccination of its workforce. If you are offered this position and must be vaccinated under any applicable law, you will be required to show proof of full vaccination or obtain an approval of a religious or medical exemption prior to your start date.

    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.

Keywords: USPI, Sacramento , Surgical Scrub Tech, Healthcare , El Dorado Hills, California

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