Surgical Scrub Tech

Baylor Surgical Hospital at Las Colinas in Los Angeles, CA

  • Type: Full Time
position filled

Job Summary: Anticipates the needs of the surgical team. Establishes and maintains sterile field during surgical procedures in the operating room. Reporting Relationship: Reports to Clinical Director/Administrator Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities: Include the following. Other duties may be assigned: 1. Ensures sterility of all supplies and instruments during set up of surgical procedures. 2. Assists circulating nurse and surgical team in maintaining sterile environment. 3. Assists circulating nurse in gathering necessary surgical supplies and equipment. Is responsible for doing sponge, needle, and instrument count pre-operatively and intra-operative with the circulating nurse. 4. Gowns and gloves surgeons and assistants. 5. Assists in keeping physician preference cards accurate/updated. 6. Retains all specimens to be sent to pathology, confirming source/name of specimen with surgeon. 7. Transports all surgical equipment to appropriate cleaning areas. Assists in sterile supply with cleaning and reprocessing of instrument sets. 8. Interacts appropriately and effectively with all patients/others regardless of age or ethnic background. 9. Uses Standard Universal Precautions, appropriate hand hygiene, personal protective equipment, and safe practices to ensure personal safety and a safe environment. 10. Assists with environmental hazard and infection control surveillance and participates in emergency preparedness drills. 11. Follows all equipment and safety guidelines and is responsible for knowledgeable use and care of equipment. 12. Serves as a resource to other members of the health care team. 13. Attends inservices, conferences, and meetings as required. 14. Communicates effectively and courteously with visitors, physicians, and their office staffs, patients, and employees. Maintains patient, physician, and employee privacy and confidentiality per policy. 15. Maintains designated certifications such as CPR, as offered by the center. 16. Acts in accordance with the vision, mission, and business philosophy of the Center. 17. Complies with Policies and Procedures, and adheres to safety guidelines to ensure a safe work and patient care environment. Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual shall be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Education and/or Experience: High School Diploma / GED; completion of a Scrub Technician Program. Certification preferable. Two years experience as a Scrub Tech in multiple specialties or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Reasoning Ability: Able to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed written or oral instructions. Able to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations. Other skills and abilities: General familiarity with medical terminology as it pertains to anatomy and surgical procedures for an operating room.

Required Skills

Physical demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that shall be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, talk, and hear. The employee shall regularly lift and /or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and /or move up to 100 pounds. USPI''S EDGE- (Every Day Giving Excellence) USPI''S EDGE- is the key to the differentiation of USPI as a customer-focused company. The process of completing EDGE- requirements establishes processes and measurements that are collected, assimilated, and shared throughout USPI. All employees are involved with EDGE-. The involvement can range from doing their jobs to taking on the role of gathering and/or entering data into the computer. All employees shall at some time during their employment be required to participate in the EDGE- program. Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 Responsible for knowing the processes involved assuring the standards established by HIPAA, and ensuring they are followed including the practices and records relating to the use and disclosure of Protected Health Information. Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals. The employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles, extreme cold, and the risk of radiation. The employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts and is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, and the risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is moderate.


You may be interested in these similar jobs!
Surgical Technician Open Heart
Dignity Health - California Hospital Medical Center in LOS ANGELES, CA

OverviewFounded in 1887, Dignity Health - California Hospital Medical Center is a 318-bed, acute care, nonprofit hospital located in downtown Los Ang…

Read More
OR RN, Per Diem - Jules Stein Eye Institute
UCLA Health in Los Angeles, CA

ResponsibilitiesUnder the direct supervision of the Unit Director and Charge Nurse, the primary responsibilities of the clinical nurse include the di…

Read More
Surgical Technician - Surgery Center - Westwood
UCLA Health in Los Angeles, CA

ResponsibilitiesPrepare for surgical procedures by collecting and checking supplies and instrument trays. Scrub and set up sterile supplies and equip…

Read More
Surgical Tech (union) - SURGERY - Full Time 8 Hour Evening Shifts
Keck Medicine of USC in Los Angeles, CA

Minimum Education:High school Diploma or GED.Graduate of an Operating Room Technician training facility.Minimum Experience/Knowledge:One-year experie…

Read More
Surgical Cardiac Tech - Surgery - Full Time 8 Hour Days (Non-Exempt) (Union)
Keck Medicine of USC in Los Angeles, CA

Minimum Education:High school Diploma or GED.Graduate of an Operating Room Technician training facility.Minimum Experience/Knowledge:One-year experie…

Read More
Surgical Tech (union) - SURGERY - Full Time 10 Hour Day Shifts
Keck Medicine of USC in Los Angeles, CA

Minimum Education:High school Diploma or GED.Graduate of an Operating Room Technician training facility.Minimum Experience/Knowledge:One-year experie…

Read More
Surgical Tech - HC3 Outpatient Surgery Center - Per Diem 10 Hour Day Shift (Union)
Keck Medicine of USC in Los Angeles, CA

Minimum Education:High school Diploma or GED.Graduate of an Operating Room Technician training facility.Minimum Experience/Knowledge:One-year experie…

Read More
Surgical Tech (union) - SURGERY - Full Time 10 Hour Evening Shifts
Keck Medicine of USC in Los Angeles, CA

Minimum Education:High school Diploma or GED.Graduate of an Operating Room Technician training facility.Minimum Experience/Knowledge:One-year experie…

Read More
Surgical Tech - Outpatient Surgery Center - Per Diem 10 Hour Days (Non-Exempt) (Union)
Keck Medicine of USC in Los Angeles, CA

Minimum Education:High school Diploma or GED.Graduate of an Operating Room Technician training facility.Minimum Experience/Knowledge:One-year experie…

Read More
Surgical Technologist CST/ST Travel
HealthCare Employment Network, LLC. in City Of Industry, CA

Travel Surgical Technician Numerous Nationwide Travel Assignments / Jobs General Surgery / Cardiac / Ortho / Neuro / L&D; experience CST / ST Tired …

Read More
Cardiac Surgical Tech - Surgery - (Union) FT 8 Hour Evening
Keck Medicine of USC in Los Angeles, CA

The Cardiac Surgical Technician, under the guidance of the Registered Nurse, is responsible for the care and safety of patients who come under his/he…

Read More
Surgical Tech - Surgery (Cardiac Main OR) - Full Time 8 Hour Evenings (Union)
Keck Medicine of USC in Los Angeles, CA

The Cardiac Surgical Technician, under the guidance of the Registered Nurse, is responsible for the care and safety of patients who come under his/he…

Read More
Surgical Technician
KPG Healthcare in Downey, CA

We are currently seeking Certified Surgical Techs to fill both contracts, and registry opportunities throughout our network of hospitals. Requirement…

Read More
RN - Westwood Operating Room
UCLA Health in Los Angeles, CA

ResponsibilitiesMake a significant impact with a world-class health system. Contribute to award-winning, Magnet™-designated patient care. Experience …

Read More
RN - Ambulatory Surgery Center
UCLA Health in Valencia, CA

ResponsibilitiesResponsible for the all-around healthcare needs of patients who are under the care management of the faculty members on an as needed …

Read More