Scrub Tech - Certified PRN in Livingston, TN at Livingston Regional Hospital

Date Posted: 11/8/2019

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Job Description

HighPoint - Livingston Regional Hospital

Prepares surgical operating suite with drapes, solutions, instruments, equipment and supplies. Ensures good working order of equipment and instruments.
Assists with preparing, transporting, positioning and draping patients.
Passes instruments to physician during surgery. Continually accounts for number and location of instruments and supplies during surgery.
Receives and processes specimens for delivery to the laboratory.
Demonstrate knowledge and competency for following established departmental, nursing and hospital policies and procedures, standards of care, infection control protocols and safety policies. Assist with performance improvement activities within the department.
Provides assistance with the cleaning of the operating room between cases and at the end of the day; decontaminates, assembles, and sterilizes instruments, facilities, equipment and supplies.
Provides assistance with the cleaning of the operating room between cases and at the end of the day; decontaminates, assembles, and sterilizes instruments, facilities, equipment and supplies.
Must complete all education assigned and required for the position including classroom and on-line courses.

Job Requirements

Required Skills: Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

Certifications: Basic Life Support (BLS) Required
Licenses:
For LPN Scrub Nurse: Current Tennessee State license or compact state license.
For Surgical Technologist: Certification is required for experienced surgical technologist upon hire unless qualifications are met under the TCA Section 68-57-102 grandfather clause effective 7/1/2006.
New Graduate Surgical Technologists are required to obtain certification within 6 months of employment.
Minimum Work Experience: Six months to one year of experience preferred.

Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran