O.R. Scrub Tech – White Plains, NY – Days and Evenings

O.R. Scrub Tech – White Plains, NY – Days and Evenings

Allied Health - O.R. Surgical Scrub Technician


POSITION TYPE: Allied Health

SPECIALTY UNIT: O.R. Surgical Scrub Technician

LOCATION: White Plains, NY

SHIFT: Days and evenings

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Permanent


Job Description:


Under the direction of the nurse manager or Registered Professional Nurse, the Scrub Technician handles the instruments, supplies and equipment necessary during surgical procedures. The technician has an understanding of the procedure being performed and anticipates the needs of the surgeons. The scrub technician has the necessary knowledge and ability to ensure quality patient care during operative procedures and is constantly vigilant for maintaining sterile technique.



Responsibilities:

  • Performs the usual functions pertaining to the perioperative experience, but in addition performs a number of intraoperative functions which may include handling tissue, providing exposure, using instruments, suturing, and providing homeostasis.
  • Assists in checking supplies, instruments, and equipment against preference card and/or obtaining any missing items.
  • Responsible for scrubbing assigned procedures.
  • Anticipates the surgeon’s needs in performing the operation and provides for a safe and sterile surgical environment.
  • Uses supplies and suture judiciously.
  • Accurately handles all specimens.
  • Assists in cleaning the patient prior to applying surgical dressing.
  • Assists in the care and maintenance of instruments, equipment, and supplies.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of the location, care and operation of all surgical instruments, equipment, and supplies.
  • Adheres to universal precautions.
  • Takes appropriate measures to ensure safety of patients.



Job Benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • Direct Deposit
  • 401K
  • Comprehensive Health, Dental, and Vision benefits
  • Employee discount program
  • Excellent room for growth and advancement



Requirements:

  • Certification by a nationally accredited surgical technologist credentialing organization.
  • Graduate from a CAAHEP- or ABHES- accredited program and holds and maintains CST certification.
  • High School Diploma or GED required.
  • Prior experience as Surgical Technologist preferred.
  • Graduate of an accredited program for Surgical Scrub Technician.
  • BLS Certification from the American Heart Association (AHA) or the American Red Cross (ARC) required.
  • Specific knowledge of surgical procedures required.
  • Extensive communication skills, team building skills, surgical assisting and instrumentation skills required.

 



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