OR Certified Scrub Tech- Operating Room (Full-time)
Hays Medical Center
Position Summary / Career Interest:
Under the supervision of OR Department management will assist the perioperative care team in many aspects of patient care, including but not limited to; preceptoring, patient care, care of the environment, transportation of patients, supplies, and equipment, cleaning; restock and orders supplies; setup equipment; uses good judgment and behavior; uses equipment, materials, and systems according to policies and guidelines to deliver safe and effective patient care.
Checks supplies and equipment needed for surgical procedure
Scrubs, gowns and gloves
Sets up sterile table with instruments, supplies, equipment, and medications/solutions needed for procedure
Performs appropriate counts with circulator prior to the operation and before incision is closed
Gowns and gloves surgeon and assistants
Helps in draping sterile field
Passes instruments, etc., to surgeon during procedure
Maintains highest standard of sterile technique during procedure
Prepares sterile dressings
Cleans and prepares instruments for terminal sterilization
Assists other members of team with terminal cleaning of room
Assists in prepping room for the next patient
Knowledge of principles, methods and techniques involved in performing OR services and adapting or modifying standards of practices for care of specific medical cases
Completion of a certified scrub technician program.
Certified Surgical Technologist, LPN or EMT licensure required or two or more years of direct scrub related experience in hospital, surgery center or military background can be substituted for CST, LPN or EMT credential
BLS certification required or must complete BLS certification with in the first two weeks of employment
Additional certification may be required for certain patient care settings or populations. Specific information and the timeframe in which such certification must be attained will be provided by the department director/manager/supervisor at time of hire/transfer into department.
HIPAA: This position will have access to the following Protected Health Information in order to carry out the duties related to their position at Hays Medical Center based on the following criteria:
Primary - required (routine) to do the job
Secondary - required for the job, but mostly be exception
None - no approved access
Description of Information Level
Patient Demographic Information (information used to identify a person): Name, Date of Birth, Address, Race, Marital Status, Religion
Clinical Information (information that describes a patient's health status): Diagnosis, Reports/Medical Notes, Test Results, Problem List, Procedures, History and Physical
Financial Information/Insurance (information related to insurance, billing and payment): Billing Information, Payer Name, Payer ID, Account Balances, Plan Elements Covered, Payment Information, Payment Rates
Coding Information (clinical information that is in (alpha) numeric format): ICD-9 Codes, Rev Codes, CPT Codes
Initial and Ongoing training in dealing with infection control. Trainings could include but are not limited to, blood borne pathogens, bodily fluids and bio hazardous materials as it applies to your daily work environment.
21 - Evening Premium Pay OR Diff (United States of America)
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