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Scrub Tech I, Procedure Suite

Location: Duluth, GA Additional Locations:
Job Number: 861254 Date posted: 02/04/2020
Description:

The Scrub Technician I, is responsible for helping to prepare OR, scrubbing with the Surgeon, assisting with surgical procedures and working in the Prep and Recovery area when necessary.



Essential Functions:
- The Scrub Technician is responsible for helping to prepare OR, scrubbing with Surgeon, assisting with surgical procedures and working under the direction of a Nurse in the prep and recovery area.
- Preceptor of all new technicians, providing training on new equipment and patient care services.
- Assists in the ongoing process of healthcare delivery to patients incorporating age related and developmental specific requirements.
- Provides technical skills assisting surgeon and operating surgical equipment in a safe efficient manner.
- Pre Surgery: Set up surgical equipment, instruments and sterile supplies and make sure the equipment works properly.
- Intra-operatively: Pass instruments and sterile supplies to the surgeon and surgical assistant. Helps to keep track of needles, sponges, instruments and supplies. Cuts sutures and holds retractors. Manage specimens taken for analysis. Assist GI providers with biopsy.
- Postop: Help transport patients to recovery area. Prepares instruments for sterilization. Clean the operating room and restock it with supplies. Prepares for operating room for next case. Assist the Nurses with discharging patients and wheeling them out to pick-up area.

Basic Qualifications:
Experience
- Graduation from a recognized Surgical Technologist Program.
Education
- High School diploma or GED required.
License, Certification, Registration
- BLS required.
- CST ,CSFA, and or TS-C Surgical Tech Certification after (1) year of employment.
 
Additional Requirements:
- N/A
 


Preferred Qualifications:
- One (1) year of work experience in the OR.
- CST ,CSFA, and or TS-C Surgical Tech Certification.

Primary Location: Georgia,Duluth,Gwinnett Medical Offices I 3650 Steve Reynolds Blv Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon - Fri Working Hours Start: 7:00 AM Working Hours End: 4:00 PM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: UFCW - Local 1996 Job Level: Individual Contributor Job Category: Patient Care Services (Non RN) Department: Day Surgery Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.

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