Surgical Scrub Tech (Cst) - Main OR (Full Time: Monday - Friday, 6:30Am-7:00Pm)

Washington Regional Medical Center Fayetteville , AR 72701

Posted 2 months ago

Washington Regional

Washington Regional Medical Center is our region's only locally governed, community-owned, not-for-profit healthcare system. Our system includes a 425-bed acute care hospital located in the heart of Fayetteville supported by our clinic system - including primary, specialty and urgent care operations - that span across Northwest Arkansas into Harrison and Eureka Springs. Being heavily supported and invested in our community makes Washington Regional a unique employer, encouraging staff to give back to the community in which we live and work and give back to each other.

Washington Regional Mission, Vision and Values prove to be a firm foundation and inspiration from which we fulfill our purpose.

Mission: Washington Regional is committed to improving the health of people in communities we serve through compassionate, high quality care, prevention and wellness education.

Vision: To be the leading healthcare system in Northwest Arkansas --- the best place to receive care and the best place to give care.

Values: To treat others - patients and their families, visitors, physicians, and each other - as we would want to be treated.

Position Summary

The scrub person under the direct supervision of the Registered Nurse is responsible for maintaining the integrity, safety and efficiency of the sterile field throughout the surgical procedure. Knowledge of and experience with sterile technique qualify the scrub to prepare and arrange instruments and supplies and to facilitate the surgical procedure.

He or she must anticipate, plan for, and respond to the needs of the surgeon and other team members by constantly monitoring the sterile field. Manual dexterity and physical stamina are required. Other important assets include a stable temperament, ability to work under pressure, a keen sense of responsibility, and a concern for accuracy in performing all duties.

This position has exposure to body fluids, radiation and communicable disease. Majority of time is spent standing and / or walking short distances (60% of work time) with frequent lifting, carrying, and pushing/pulling of up to 100 lb.

Licenses/Certifications Required

Current Certification as a Scrub Technologist prior to completion of departmental orientation and CPR

Specific Educational and Skill Competencies Required

Basic competency is expected to be attained within 4-8 months as evidenced by 85% achievement in all areas: Competency to maintain an orderly surgical field, preventing contamination of the field by the strict practice of aseptic technique; protects self, team members and environment by following universal precautions; participates in sponge, sharps, instrument counts as prescribed by departmental policy/procedure; is constantly alert to the safety of the patient; is knowledgeable about surgical procedures and has the ability to anticipate surgeon's needs and to serve as surgical assistant as required. This position requires the CST to receive and transfer medications and other prescriptive items on the sterile field (from a licensed nurse to a surgeon) under direct supervision by the surgeon and / or circulating RN.


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Surgical Scrub Tech (Cst) - Main OR (Full Time: Monday - Friday, 6:30Am-7:00Pm)

Washington Regional Medical Center