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Employment Type:
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Job Description

The L&D Scrub Tech participates as a member of the surgical team under the direct supervision of an RN/Charge Nurse/Clinical Manager. Functions in the role of scrub/assist to support a physician and/or RN. Responsible for direct and indirect care of patients. Assists with maintenance, care of instruments, supplies and equipment. Maintains a working knowledge of departmental and hospital standards, policies and procedures. Performs other duties as assigned.


Essential Functions:

  • Describes, utilizes and monitors clean/sterile techniques used in a procedural setting.
    Identifies, gathers, and prepares instrument and equipment and specialty items for all
    procedures in a timely manner according to preference card.
  • Appropriately applies gowning / gloving technique.
  • Assists the team with procedure by setting up and assuring proper function of
    clean/sterile instruments/equipment.
  • Practices appropriate initiation and maintenance of sponge, needle and miscellaneous
    item counts according to policy.
  • Skillful in instrument passing techniques.
  • Cleans, and cares for procedure / operating rooms.
  • Assists with cleaning, and stocking of procedure, operating/Recovery and Delivery Room
    and participates in expeditious room turnover.
  • Sets up Delivery tables and assists OB/RN with deliveries.
  • Maintains clean, orderly environment during procedure.
  • Performs a variety of difficult cases/ procedures.
  • Acknowledges physiologic and day needs for the patients, i.e. size of equipment,
    maintenance of body temperature and patient safety.
  • Assists the team in appropriate transport/transfer/positioning of patient.
  • Notifies appropriate person to assure complete inventory for all items used and stocked in
    procedure/ operating room.
  • Supports cost containment efforts of the hospital through conservation of supplies and
    care of equipment.
  • Clinical Care: Ensure that quality patient care is delivered to all patients on a 24-hour basis, and the unit is maintained in accordance with professional and regulatory standards and the philosophy and goals of Hoag.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Job Requirements:

  • Successful completion of an accredited Surgical Scrub Technician program or equivalent military medical core training, or minimum of 1 year experience in Labor and delivery fields.
  • Demonstrates effective communication, interpersonal skills, organizational ability, knowledge of proper body mechanics, safety measures and infection control, ability to follow instructions, knowledge of age of population served, and additional skills and knowledge of equipment related to the surgical/procedural environment.
  • BLS Certification.


Job Preferences:

  • 1 year working experience at a Labor and Delivery unit


About Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian

Located on the bayside bluffs overlooking Newport Beach, Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian stands atop the list of the finest medical facilities in Southern California. Fully accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) and designated as a Magnet hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian is a 511-bed acute care, not-for-profit hospital that provides a quality work environment and quality lifestyle. This unique combination provides an enriching environment like no other.

A quality work environment and quality lifestyle enables our nurses to chart a satisfying course for every area of their lives - professional, family, friends and personal pursuits. Along with Hoag's commitment and family-oriented approach to providing the highest quality patient care, there is an indisputable pride in the way we fulfill our healing mission.

We invite you to be a part of the dynamic and rewarding career opportunities available at our top-rated medical facility, while enjoying the added luxury of the renowned Southern California lifestyle.

Take a look inside and we believe you'll see why there is no place like Hoag.

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