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Northern Arizona Healthcare OR Scrub Technician in Flagstaff, Arizona

The OR Scrub Tech, under the supervision of Director and/or Clinical Manager/Coordinator, is responsible for preparing supplies and equipment for interventions, using appropriate techniques. Provides technical services as assigned and directed. The OR Scrub Tech assists and/or performs patient procedures that are within the scope of their unit specific Skills Summation. This position works in an in-patient / hospital based environment.

Patient Care

  • Able to relate to and work with ill and disabled patients of all ages, bilingual patients, emotionally distressed patients and families, and with hospital personnel within the facility.

  • Possess visual and hearing acuity, and/or the ability to assess, document and implement actions required to meet patient/family needs.

  • Able to cope with varying and unpredictable situations tactfully with personnel, patients, family members, visitors, and the general public.

  • Able to respond to emergency and crisis situations in a timely and professional manner.

  • Prioritizes and addresses technical needs to meet patient conditions.

  • Provides safe patient care for the intra-operative phase, including specimen handling and medication labeling and handling.

Manages Equipment and Inventory

  • Maintains, monitors, and restocks equipment and supplies as assigned or as necessary.

  • Demonstrates knowledge in the use of department medical equipment, refer to unit specific competency summation.

  • Appropriately manages equipment, supplies and medications.

  • Prepares appropriate instruments, sutures, supplies, and equipment for specific procedures and be able to anticipate the sequence of events and needs of the surgeon and patient.

Communication/Documentation/Teamwork

  • Communicates need for appropriate referrals to RN as indicated by expressed patient/family need.

  • Accurately processes and communicates provider orders to RN.

  • Facilitates efficient room turnovers as a scrub nurse as evidenced by appropriate instruments, supplies and equipment and assisting the team as needed.

  • Assists with updating the physician preference cards as appropriate.

  • Assists the health care team during surgical procedures by integrating an understanding of anatomy and physiology with the surgical procedure.

Compliance/Safety

  • Responsible for reporting any safety-related incident in a timely fashion through the Midas/RDE tool; attends all safety-related training programs; performs work in a safe manner; monitors work environment for possible safety issues and ensures others are also performing work in a safe manner.

  • If required for the position, ensures all certifications and/or licenses are up-to-date and valid prior to expiration dates.

  • Completes all company mandatory modules and required job-specific training within the specified time frame.

  • S/he practices within accepted ethical and legal parameters.

Education

High School Diploma or GED- Required

Completion of OR Technician education- Preferred

Certification & Licensures

OR SCRUB TECH NON CERTIFIED-

BLS - Required upon hire

OR SCRUB TECH CERTIFIED-

BLS - Required upon hire

Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) OR Tech in Surgery Certified (TS-C) - Required

Experience

OR SCRUB TECH NON CERTIFIED-

1 year of OR Tech Experience OR Completion of NAH OR Tech training Program - Required

OR SCRUB TECH CERTIFIED-

1 year of OR Tech Experience - Preferred

or

Completion of NAH OR Tech training Program - Required

Call Required: Must be able to respond within 20 minutes

Requisition ID: 2020-8600

Street: 1200 N, Beaver St.

Call Required: Yes

Certifications: Basic Life Support

Full Name: First Last: JESSICA BROCK

Email Address: Jessica.brock@nahealth.com

Shift: Variable

Telecommute: No

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