The Surgical Scrub Technician under the supervision of the registered nurse assists the preoperative team in the care and safety of patients undergoing surgical intervention. Performs direct and indirect care activities according to the behaviors and responsibilities as outlined in this statement.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DUTIES:
Direct Patient Care in the Operative Procedure.
Assists personnel with surgical attire.
Assists with instrumentation throughout procedurere.
Performs sharps, instrument and sponge count according to standard.
Coordinates with circulating RN as a member of the Perioperative Team.
Ensures all personnel maintain aseptic technique and universal precautions at all times.
Prepares operating rooms for procedures.
Stocks operation room and delivery rooms in accordance with the par levels.
Cleans and replaces equipment between patients.
Clinical ladder (nursing only)
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REQUIRED LICENSES, CERTIFICATES, REGISTRATIONS:
Operating Room caregivers MUST be certified by the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA) or obtain certification within 90 days of hire.
Labor & Delivery caregivers must be certified by National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA) or the National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT).
Schwab Rehabilitation Hospital is a freestanding, not-for-profit, 102-licensed bed facility on
Chicago’s West and Southwest Side that offers comprehensive inpatient and outpatient programs for
adults and children. Schwab is a proud member of Sinai Health System and the first fully licensed and
accredited rehabilitation hospital in the Midwest.
Our therapists see patients through the entire c...ontinuum of care, from acute inpatient admissions at
Mount Sinai Hospital, to inpatient rehabilitation and outpatient therapy services at Schwab. We also
have a hospital-based rehabilitation-focused short-term sub-acute unit at Schwab that provides both
therapy and nursing services with exceptional outcomes.
Our rehabilitation team takes a holistic, interdisciplinary approach to address the physical, cognitive
and psychosocial needs of each patient. Each patient is assessed and provided with a personalized care
plan tailored to help achieve maximal independence and function. Schwab offers seven treatment
gyms featuring private treatment rooms, a warm-water indoor therapy pool, and an award-winning
therapeutic roof top garden.