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Surgical Scrub Technologist - Operating Room

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Job ID: 62340
Location: Goldsboro, NC
Facility/Division: Wayne UNC Health Care
Status: Full Time
Shift: Variable

Job Description


Become part of an inclusive organization with over 40,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of the unique communities we serve.

Assists in the preparation and care of surgical patients under the general direction of a Registered Nurse. Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to maintaining the sterile field, anticipating the needs of the surgical team and being constantly vigilant to the adherence of aseptic technique.

Schedule:  6:40a to 3:10p Mon-Fri. Call one night per week and every 5th weekend. Occasional 7a to 5p and 7a to 7p shifts required.

*This position qualifies for a 10k Commitment Incentive*

1. Provides skilled, safe care within scope of practice.
a. Performs sponge, sharps and instrument counts in accordance with Operating Room policy.
b. Handles specimens in accordance with policies, procedures and infection control practices.
c. Monitors and controls the environment for sterility.
d. Provides medications and solutions as prescribed.
e. Applies knowledge of proper positioning of the surgical patient.
2. Prepares for surgical cases based on patient needs and provider preference cards. Checks and ensures sterility and availability of instruments, supplies and equipment. Is knowledgeable in operation of equipment. Anticipates provider and supply needs during cases and responds accordingly.
3. Assists with the teaching of newly hired technologists. Serves as a resource and role model to teammates.
4. Is flexible and available to work a variety of shifts to ensure coverage for the area.
5. Responds appropriately to emergency and code situations. Remains calm and works effectively in stressful situations.
6. Completes continuing education and in-service programs to meet regulatory and job requirements.
7. Presents and promotes a professional demeanor at all times, exhibits high standards of customer service, supports responsibility, pride, and teamwork, and offers reasonable solutions for problems.
8. Demonstrates appropriate interaction with and provides recommended care and services to all patients. Ensures the delivery of age appropriate, culturally sensitive and ethical care for patients.
9. Applies knowledge of principles of standard precautions. Routinely uses PPE to avoid risk of exposure to self and others.
10. Contributes to the efficiency, effectiveness, quality and safety of the operating room by working cooperatively, respectfully and with integrity.


Other information:
Graduate of a Surgical Technologist program.

BCLS Certification required.

One year as a surgical scrub technologist preferred. New graduates are encouraged to apply.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
• Working knowledge of surgical procedures, instrumentation, suture, and/or specialty supplies.
• Knowledge of anatomy, physiology and pathophysiology pertinent to patient procedures.
• Demonstrates awareness of environmental safety practices for patient, self and team at all times.
• Ability to read, write and communicate effectively in English.
• Basic PC proficiency with the ability to learn new software tools.
• Ability to stand and/or walk for duration of shift and meet the physical requirements of the job.

Valid NC Driver’s License: No.
If driving a Wayne UNC Vehicle, must be 21 years old and MVR must be approved by Risk Management.


Job Details

Legal Employer: Wayne Health

Entity: Wayne UNC Health Care

Organization Unit: Operating Room

Work Type: Full Time

Standard Hours Per Week: 80.00

Work Schedule: Variable

Location of Job: WAYNE MED

Exempt From Overtime: Exempt: No

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