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ASC Scrub Technician

Company: University Orthopedics
Location: East Providence
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionJob Title: ASC Surgical/Scrub Technician Reports To: ASC Clinical Manager Essential Job Functions:

  • Ability to correlate clinical data with patient's care under the direction of the Clinical Leader/Registered Nurse.
  • Ability to set priorities.
  • Ability to provide direction to others that is clear, concise and promotes efficiency throughout the clinical areas of the facility.
  • Ability to communicate well with patients, families, Teammates, physicians, other members of the healthcare team, etc.
  • Recognizes legal and policy limits of individual practice.
  • Delivers safe patient care as directed by the Registered Nurse and according to facility policy and procedure.
  • Ensures provision of patient care daily in an organized and timely manner.
  • Adheres to all policies and procedures when providing patient care.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of specific responsibilities in all emergency situations.
  • Demonstrates ability to respond to patient care needs in an emergency situation and under direction of Clinical Leader/Registered Nurse.
  • Initiates and implements basic cardiopulmonary resuscitation (BCLS) under the direction of the Clinical Leader/Registered Nurse.
  • Demonstrates ability to meet patients and family's learning needs as identified in the plan of care under the direction of the Clinical Leader/Registered Nurse.
  • Assists the Clinical Leader/Registered Nurse to implement the teaching plan for the patient and family as directed.
  • Assists the Clinical Leader/Registered Nurse to provide appropriate interventions related to patient and environmental safety issues.
  • Demonstrates appropriate knowledge and competence of designated skills identified for position.
  • Functions as a certified scrub technician in the operating room/ procedure room under the direction of the Registered Nurse.
  • Assists with gowning and gloving other members of the surgical team.
  • Assists with the preparation of the operating room for surgical procedures.
  • Assists with skin preparations and with draping of patients.
  • Assists with care, preparation, maintenance and after-care of sterile and un-sterile supplies and equipment.
  • Knows and practices the principles and procedures of sterile technique.
  • Handles specimens in accordance with facility policy and procedures.
  • Removes drapes at end of procedure, cleanses the patients of prep solution and applies dressing as needed.
  • Cleans and/or disinfects instruments and equipment after use and returns it to the proper area for storage or processing.
  • Differentiates sterilization methods required for specific instruments and equipment.
  • Participates in sponge, instrument and needle count with the circulating nurse.
  • Demonstrates ability to understand and use sterilizers, high-level disinfectors, instrument washers, and other designated processors.
  • Demonstrates ability to understand use, function, interpretation, documentation, and record-keeping of chemical and biological indicators related to instrument and equipment high-level disinfection and sterilization processes.
  • Demonstrates understanding of operating room/procedure room technical equipment according to manufacturer's guidelines, policy and procedures.
  • Assists with stocking, replenishing and preparation of supplies.
  • Checks updated schedule every morning and prepares room supplies and equipment.
  • Additional duties as assigned by the Manager to meet department needs. Requirements:
    • High School Graduate or Equivalent.
    • Prior Experience as an ORT preferred.
    • Successful completion of BCLS Course within 90 days of employment or documentation of current BCLS certification. Certification is preferred.
    • Must travel to all sites if/when necessary

Keywords: University Orthopedics, East Providence , ASC Scrub Technician, Professions , East Providence, Rhode Island

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