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Surgical Scrub Technician

Mount Sinai Hospital
Sinai Health System
Type Full time Posted 8/26/2014
Salary - n/a - Starts 10/21/2014
IL - Illinois (All) - Chicago Referral - n/a -    
Surgical Scrub Technician
Location:Mount Sinai Hospital, Chicago, IL
Required Education:High School/GED
Job Details:
    General Summary/basic PURPOSE OF JOB: The Surgical Scrub Technician under the supervision of the registered nurse assists the preoperative team in the care and safety of patients under going surgical intervention. Performs direct and indirect care activities according to the behaviors and responsibilities as outlined in this statement. Essential Functions and Duties: · Direct Patient Care in the Operative Procedure. · Assists personnel with surgical attire. · Assists with instrumentation throughout procedure. · Performs sharps, instrument and sponge count according to standard. · Coordinates with circulating RN as a member of the Perioperative Team. · Ensures all personnel maintain aseptic technique and universal precautions at all times. · Prepares operating rooms for procedures. · Stocks operation room and delivery rooms in accordance with the par levels. · Cleans and replaces equipment between patients. · Cleans surgical trays after each use. Processes for Supply, Processing and Distribution department and delivery · Stocks overhead warmers according to par levels. Maintains oxygen and suction equipment on warmers. · Cleans inside of cabinets in operating, delivery and supply rooms. · Maintains inventory of special instruments. Monitors expiration dates and assures expired instruments are returned for processing. · Monitors par levels of instrument packs and assures availability on unit. Stock supply when necessary. · Prepares precept packs with appropriate supplies, ensures par stock is available. · Maintains baby blankets, sterile water, and sterile saline in blanket warmer. · Maintains stock levels for suturing in operating room; and restocks as needed. · Reports malfunctioning equipment to appropriate others immediately. · Completes required assignments and errands as directed by the charge nurse. · Attends change of shift report. MINIMUM Education: · High School Diploma or Graduate Equivalent Degree. MINIMUM WORK EXPERIENCE: N/A REQUIRED LICENSES, Certificates, Registrations: · Operating Room caregivers MUST be certified by the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA) or obtain certification within 90 days of hire. · Labor & Delivery caregivers must be certified by National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA)orthe National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT).
    Schedule:Full Time
    Shift:Day Shift