DescriptionSHIFT: No Weekends
Non-Certified Operating Room (OR) Scrub Technician Surgery
Full-Time Days No Weekends
Westside Regional Medical Center
***$2,500.00 SIGN-ON ELIGIBLE***
External candidates only. For more information contact Marchar Charite
We're always on the move. You will find it is an exciting time at Westside Regional Medical Center, a 250-bed medical center and healthcare complex. Westside Regional offers the community the latest in minimally invasive spine and colorectal surgery and is one of only nine Joint Commission certified centers in the United States for minimally invasive colorectal surgery. Not only are we certified as a Comprehensive Stroke Center by the Agency for Health Care Administration (ACHA), but also certified as a Thrombectomy Capable Center by the Joint Commission. We are teaching and research facility, offering Graduate Medical Education (GME) programs in podiatry, surgery and internal medicine. Since our founding in 1974 we have been committed to expanding and improving every facet of the organization, devoting significant time and resources to enhancing the facility, staff and medical care.
At Westside, we care like family! We invite you to explore opportunities with a family-oriented team of more than 1,200 professionals, along with almost 750 physicians that thrive in a fast-paced but friendly work environment. At Westside Regional Medical Center, our medical services combined with compassionate care, illustrate why we are one of the leading healthcare facilities in South Florida.Benefits:
We offer you an excellent total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k, PTO medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, employee discount program, and employee stock purchase program. We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity.
The Operating Room (OR) Scrub Assistant provides support to the surgeon during the surgical procedure on all patient age groups in accordance with the mission, goals and objectives of the facility. Duties include: room setup, draping, passing of instruments, retracting. This position can not perform the functions of first assistant, ie, dissection or suturing. As a Operating Room (OR) Scrub Assistant, some of your primary responsibilities will be to:
- Accurately complete all sponge, sharp and instrument counts. Demonstrates compliance with the current Count Policy and follows proper procedure in the event of incorrect count; reports all discrepancies.
- Skillful in setting priorities : · Set ups surgical case/ performs duties in logical sequence · Anticipate needs of the surgical team · Appropriately utilizes professional and ancillary personnel · Use critical thinking and sound judgment · Respond to potential /actual emergency situations.
- Alter plan as needed : · When consents differs from scheduled procedure · When patient has major physical limitations · When surgeon differs from scheduled.
- Be aware of specific physician preferences: · Maintain and update surgeons' cards · When picking cases, assures all routine supplies are pulled, identifies as needed items · Take initiative to ascertain new surgeon's preferences/needs.
- Awareness and Practice of Standard Precautions: · Wear appropriate eye protection · Report and follows through appropriately on all hazardous exposures.
- Care of Instruments/equipment: · Handle delicate instruments carefully · Report dull, malfunctioning instruments · Able to problem-solve, trouble shoot and take corrective action in care of handling instruments · Return all equipment and supplies to proper location.
- Check sterility of supplies: · Examine sterile items for expiration date/indicator strip · Correctly inspects sterile items for integrity · Properly delivers sterile supplies to field · Ascertain appropriate temp and time of sterilizer prior to removing items.
- Consistently displays behavior that enhances the public image of the organization/department, as evidenced by professional care of patients and courteous behavior toward the public, other departments, physicians and coworkers.
- Create / maintain sterile field at all times: · Keep sterile field 12” from unsterile items · Face sterile field · Does not walk between two sterile fields · Does not reach over, touch sterile field · Turn face-face, back-back when scrubbed · Set up sterile field immediately prior to case and does not leave unattended · Identify and immediately corrects breaks in technique · Confine, contains, and properly disposes of contaminated items · Function within designated dress code.
- Demonstrate knowledge of specific surgical procedures: GEN, GU, EENT. Ortho, Neuro, Plastic, Vascular · Requests assistance if needed · Researches unfamiliar procedures · Discusse procedure with knowledgeable individuals.
- Demonstrate respect for other's opinion, judgement, capabiliities, and gives recognition and praise to those who earn it.
- Demonstrate self-motivation in performing job duties and increasing knowledge base and professional growth.
- Obtain specific supplies&/or equipment: · Check preference cards prior to case · Has supplies/equipment in room before case · Make arrangements to obtain special supplies · Check all equipment/instrument for proper functioning and completeness prior · Has a working knowledge of the equipment/instrumentation or seeks assistance · Use supplies judiciously and in a cost-effective manner.
- Perform actions that demonstrate accountability: · Demonstrate flexibility and adaptability to change · Respond in a positive manner to constructive criticism · Demonstrate tact and understanding when dealing with patients team members and other disciplines · Practice within ethical and legal guidelines · Seek opportunity for continued learning.
- Perform duties in a cost-effective manner.
- Properly handles specimens: · Identify specimen appropriately with the physician · Maintain specimens during procedure and checks with surgeon prior to passing off field.
- Provide a safe environment for the surgical patient: · Monitor environmental hazards · Report improper functioning equipment and follows through · Perform instrument, sponge, and needle counts as per policy & procedure. · Actively participates in site/procedure verification process · Identifies and labels all medications.
High School diploma or equivalent preferred.
Minimum of one (1) year of surgery experience REQUIRED
Experience in an acute care hospital setting required
- Current American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification
- Skilled in all surgical service lines: Gen, Ortho, Neuro,
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