Position: Scrub Technician
Work Location: Charleston ; SC
Skills: Knowledge/Skills: Knowledge of organisational policies and procedures to provide patient care. Knowledge of common safety hazards and precautions to establish a safe work environment. Skill in preparing and maintaining effective working relationships. Ability to communicate clearly. Knowledge of common safety hazards and precautions to establish a safe work environment. Other: Ability to organise and prioritise multiple tasks quickly in a fast-paced environment. This position has limited access to Medication Rooms. Medications should not be handled at any time. Any questions should be directed to your supervisor or the charge nurse of the unit in question. Work Demands/Environment: Frequent standing for long periods of time, walking, bending, crouching, stooping. Frequent lifting/moving patients. Intermittent lifting, moving or carrying up to 50 lbs. Frequent pushing or pulling up to 50 lbs. Frequent use of finger/hand dexterity. Constant reaching with hands/arms and twisting. Frequent talking and/or hearing. Corrected hearing and vision to normal range. Exposure to blood, body fluids or tissue. Possible exposure to infectious materials, communicable diseases and/or other conditions common to a healthcare environment. Intermittent exposure to risk of exposure to blood-borne pathogens. Moderate to high noise level in work area. Requires work under stressful conditions, deadlines, or irregular hours. May be required to take call and/or work weekends/holidays based on the needs of the department.
Education: BLS from American Heart Association - Required Clinical operating room experience - Highly desired: 1 Years Current certification in surgical technology through the NBSTSA - Required Graduate of high school or GED equivalency examination - Required Must answer "yes" to one of the questions below - Required A person may not practice surgical technology in a health care facility unless the person meets one of the following requirements: (a) has successfully completed an accredited educational program for surgical technologists and holds and maintains the Surgical Technologist Certification administered by the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting, or its successor; however, upon completion of an accredited education program for surgical technologists, graduates may practice for up to three months before completing certification by the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting, or its successor; (b) has completed an appropriate training program for surgical technology in the United States Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, or Coast Guard or in the United States Public Health Service; (c) provides evidence that the person was employed to practice surgical technology in a health care facility in this State prior to January 1, 2008; or (d) is in the service of the federal government, to the extent the person is performing duties related to that service.
Certifications & Licenses:
Certified Scrub Tech
Job Type: Contract
Salary: $41.00 per hour
- Scrub Technician: 2 years (Preferred)
- Surgical Technology: 2 years (Preferred)
- Cardiovasular: 2 years (Preferred)
- High school or equivalent (Required)
- Certified Scrub Technician (Required)