• Surgical/Scrub Technician Main Operating Room

    Posted Date 1 month ago(4/19/2019 2:33 PM)
    Requisition ID
    2019-59623
    Category
    Nursing - Surgical Services/Interventional
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Department
    ICE PeriopSvc Main Operating Room
    Post End Date
    6/8/2019
  • Overview

    Schedule: Full-Time, Shift Varies

     

    The Surgical Scrub Tech assembles supplies for surgical procedures in One Day Surgery. The 8 bed One Day Surgery Operating Room services primarily outpatient OR procedures and is located on the fourth floor of the Outpatient Center and Jones Eye Institute. We provide a wide variety of procedures including but not limited to Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, Otolaryngology, General Surgery, Plastics, Benign Gynecology and Urology. 

     

    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.  

     

    UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks:

    • Health: Medical, Dental and Vision plans available for staff and family
    • Holiday, 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: MUST BE a Graduate of an Accredited Surgical Technologist Program.  Must have excellent communication skills, strong work ethics, and accountability.

     

    Preferred: 2 years Certified Surgical Scrub Technologist.   

     

    This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background [and registry (if applicable)] check [and drug screen (if safety sensitive position)].  A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant. 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.

     

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    Physical Requirements

    Stand: Continuously
    Sit: Frequently
    Walk: Frequently
    Bend, crawl, crouch, kneel, stoop, or reach overhead: Continuously
    Lift, push, pull, carry weight: 26 - 50 lbs
    Use hands to touch, handle, or feel: Continuously
    Talk: Continuously
    Hear: Continuously
    Taste or smell: Continuously
    Read, concentrate, think analytically: Continuously
    Physical Environment: Inside Laboratory Environment, Inside Medical Facility Environment, Inside Office Environment
    Noise Level: Loud
    Visual Requirements: Color discrimination, Depth perception, Far visual acuity, Near visual acuity
    Hazards: Biological, Chemical, Dust, Electrical, Fumes/Gases/Odors, Radiation, Sharp objects/tools

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