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Surgery - CST Surgical Scrub Tech - Fort Worth

Location: Fort Worth, TX
Date Posted: 09-29-2017
SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • The Surgical Scrub Technician in the surgical department is a care giver who assists in various types of surgical procedures.
  • Demonstrates knowledge base and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the condition and age of the patients served and the variety of procedures performed
The surgical scrub techs principle duties include:
  • 1) Preparing the OR room, supplies, instruments, and equipment for assigned procedures.
  • 2) The scrub tech applies principles of sterile technique while performing in the intra-operative setting.
  • 3) Maintains sterile field to promote safety and infection control
  • 4) Ensures all cases are pulled for scheduled procedure
  • 5) Opens sterile supplies for procedures and checks indicators for and integrity of packaging
  • 6) Adheres to Universal Protocol and actively participates in a “TIME-OUT” before each procedure
  • 7) adheres to OR procedures for counting, medication labeling and other scrub duties.
  • 8) Follows AORN recommended practices and guidelines along with surgical services & hospital policies and procedure.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS: 
  • The Surgical Technician is under the direct supervision of the circulating nurse during surgery and under the direction of the Surgery Clinical Coordinator and the Director of Perioperative Services.
 
REQUIREMENTS:    
  • 1) High school graduate or GED preferred   
  • 2) Surgical training or experience 
  • 3) BCLS  
  • 4) Call required 
  • 5) CST preferred   
  • 6) Training in an accredited surgical technician program

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
  • Able to lift 10-20 pounds daily and stand for long periods

New Hires will have 60 days to acquire the required Basic Life Support (CPR, ACLS, PALS, BLS, and/or any other life support certifications required for the job).

 
OSHA TASK CATEGORY ONE:       
  • There is an inherent potential for mucous membrane or skin contact with blood, body fluids, or tissues, or a potential for spills splashes during the performance of the job. 
  • Universal precautions must be observed and protective devices worn by the employee when performing those tasks likely to cause exposure.
 
Employment standards include current requirements as determined by Federal, State, and Wise Health System policy.
 
EMPLOYEE STATUS:
  •   Non-exempt hourly
 
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