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Surgical Scrub Tech

Company: Peachtree Orthopedics
Location: Atlanta
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Summary Assists in preparation of the surgical patient by performance of routine and delegated duties, according to standards and policies. Performs scrub duties and related procedures. Performs housekeeping duties as necessary and assists in maintenance of all supplies. Provides assistance in emergency procedures, as well as scheduled cases. Assists in preparation and transportation of patients, as directed. Maintains education in surgical, operating room and related aspects of patient care. Essential Duties & Responsibilities Scrubs, dons gown, and gloves in accordance with performance standards Prepares table, instruments, and supplies according to the type of operation Assist in preparation and draping of patient and operative area according to need. Maintains surgical count with circulating nurse and reports corrections and discrepancies as set up in standard policy and procedures Maintains aseptic technique at all times as dictated by accepted standards Assists in maintenance and care of specimens as directed by standard procedure Assists in application of dressing, casts, and in moving of patient as directed Decontaminates all equipment, instruments, supplies and cleans room according to procedure Maintains use and cleanliness of autoclaves by following directions of use and cleaning Assists in maintenance of instrument and supplies by proper cleaning, care, utilization, and sterilization as directed Maintains awareness of safety hazards and use of equipment to prevent damage or harm to personnel and patients Assists in workroom in cleaning, storage, packing and autoclaving of instruments Assists in inventory of supplies and equipment to assure availability and maintain par level Opens and wipes down room in the morning to assure cleanliness and readiness for schedule/Closes room at days end according to policy Assists in pre-op, sterile processing, PACU and other areas as needed under the direction a registered nurse Maintains area of "special assignment", i.e. inventory of suture Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Education: High School diploma or GED equivalent Must have completed approved Operating Room Technician Course Work Experience: One year of OR experience is desirable, but may be waived depending on staffing patterns Certification: Certified Surgical Technologist certification required. BLS Certification required. COVID-19 Vaccine Policy In accordance with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Peachtree Orthopaedic Surgery Centers requires that all employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, with exceptions only for those with an approved medical, disability, or religious exemptions. All exemption requests will be reviewed in a timely manner. All offers are contingent upon being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and your vaccine status will be verified upon hire. Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, talk, and hear. The employee may be required to be on their feet much of the day, and may be required to push, pull, or tug patients on stretchers. These duties can be stressful, as can dealing with injured people. These duties can be stressful, as can dealing with injured people. There is potential exposure to anesthetic gases, hazardous chemicals, blood and body fluids, sharps, and cleaning solutions. The employee frequently is required to move all extremities within full range of motion as well as stoop and bend at 90 degrees. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision. This is a full time position. This position may require long hours. Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. About Peachtree Orthopedics Founded in 1953, Peachtree Orthopedics is the oldest orthopedic practice in the southeast. We---ve grown over the years, but our high standards of excellence and commitment to quality personalized care have remained the same. Peachtree Orthopedics has been named an AJC Top Workplace for the third year in a row We offer excellent growth and advancement opportunities, foster a compassionate and fun culture, and seek employees who want the same. Powered by JazzHR 7QzsMBeEqK

Keywords: Peachtree Orthopedics, Atlanta , Surgical Scrub Tech, Healthcare , Atlanta, Georgia

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