Job Description

Location: Glenwood Regional Medical Center
Posted Date: 9/20/2022

POSITION SUMMARY

Surgical technicians assist in surgical operations under the supervision of surgeons, registered nurses or other surgical personnel. The scrub tech functions under the supervision of the OR Charge Nurse/director and is responsible for scrubbing all types of procedures, anticipating the needs of the surgeon, passing sterile instruments, having knowledge of special equipment and instrumentation used in the OR, strictly adheres to the basic principles and practices of aseptic technique, maintains standards of care in the department, and assists the surgical team in the delivery of perioperative care to surgical patients. Primarily responsible for preparing the operating room by setting up the equipment and sterilizing tools that are necessary for the operation. They are also responsible for making sure all equipment is working properly which may involve the assembly of some materials.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

  • One year hospital operating room experience preferred
  • Orthopedic experience preferred
  • Certification in surgical technology required
  • Provides competent care to the following age groups.
    -Neonates/Infants – Birth to 12 months
    -Toddler – 1-3 years
    -Pre-schooler – 4-5 years
    -School Age/Adolescent – 6-17 years
    -Geriatrics – 65 years and above
  • BLS Healthcare Provider Status - required within 30 day of hire date

Steward Health Care complies with applicable Federal and State civil rights laws and does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, citizenship, alienage, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age or disabilities.

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