Surgical Scrub Tech Main OR - ST Certified First Assist Preferred

Posted Date 2 months ago(3/25/2022 12:01 PM)
Requisition ID
2022-81382
Category
Nursing - Surgical Services/Interventional
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Department
ICE PeriopSvc Main Operating Room
Shift
Shifts Vary
Post End Date
6/4/2022

Overview

This posting will be used to fill multiple positions

Schedule: Full-Time, Days/Nights

 

The Surgical Scrub Tech assembles supplies for surgical procedures in the Main Operating RoomOur Main OR is a 19 room suite, operational 24/7, and located on the 2nd floor of the Central Hospital. There are 10 endoscopic rooms, 2 laminar flow rooms, 2 DaVinci Robotic rooms and a dedicated endovascular room. It is a fast paced environment performing state of the art procedures with state of the art equipment. Specialties include: Gynecology, Urology, Orthopedic (total and trauma), Vascular, Cardiovascular (open heart), E.N.T., Plastic/Reconstructive, and General (Kidney and Liver transplant) and Neurosurgery. We offer the AORN peri-op course for RN’s seeking OR experience coordinated by our department educator.

 

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has a unique combination of education, research, and clinical programs that encourages and supports teamwork and diversity.  We champion being a collaborative health care organization, focused on improving patient care and the lives of Arkansans.  

 

The safety of our team members at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences is our top priority.  For this reason, successful applicants for this position must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 or have an approved medical or religious exemption on file with our Student & Employee Health Services dept.  UAMS will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination prior to employment to ensure compliance.

 

UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks:

  • Health: Medical, Dental and Vision plans available for staff and family
  • 11 Paid Holidays with Vacation and Sick Leave
  • Education discount for staff and dependents (undergraduate only)
  • Retirement: Up to 10% matched contribution from UAMS
  • Basic Life Insurance up to $50,000
  • Career Training and Educational Opportunities
  • Merchant Discounts
  • Concierge prescription delivery on the main campus when using UAMS pharmacy.
  • Salary offered commensurate with experience.

Responsibilities

The Surgical Scrub Tech assembles supplies for surgical procedures, maintains the sterile field, passes surgical instruments, and assists in room preparation.  Ensures availability of appropriate instrumentation, supplies and equipment for assigned cases. Preparation of the OR : Ensures that the room has been prepared for the upcoming cases, with appropriate equipment available and ready for use.  Ensures that the instruments are cleaned arranged and transported to the soiled workroom according to department policy; independently assists with instrument reprocessing tasks when assigned cases are completed and time permits; Ensures that the operating rooms are case-ready for the following day's cases; Exhibits practical knowledge of OR equipment including maintenance and safety aspects.

Qualifications

Required:

  • Graduate of an Accredited Surgical Technologist Program OR have Two (2) years of on the job trained (OJT) Scrub Tech experience. 
  • Must have excellent communication skills, strong work ethics, and accountability.   

Preferred:

  • Robotics experience 
  • Certified First Assist  

 

Employees in this role must be fitted for, capable of donning and performing routine tasks in personal protective equipment to include N95 masks, Powered Air Purifying Respirators (PAPR) or Controlled Air Purifying Respirators (CAPR).

 

This is a safety sensitive position and subject to pre-employment screening (criminal background, drug testing, and/or education verification). A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant except as provided by law. Any criminal history will be evaluated in relationship to job responsibilities and business necessity. The information obtained in these reports will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

 

UAMS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and is committed to excellence.  If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by telephone at (501) 686-6432 and let us know the nature of your request. We will only respond to messages left that involve a request for a reasonable accommodation in the application process. We will accommodate the needs of any qualified candidate who requests a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

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