Experience:
No experience
Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
9/13/2017
Job Category:
Health Care Provider
Industry:
Health Care & Medicine
Surgical Scrub Tech
(This job is no longer available)
North Kansas City Hospital | North Kansas City, MO
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Job Description

JOB SUMMARY: Provides patient care under the direction of a physician, nurse practitioner or other non-physician provider.
 
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Surgical Scrub Tech completely assists the physician with operative procedures, anticipating physician needs both in preparing for procedures and during procedure. Gowns and gloves surgeons and assistants, maintains sterile environment and gathers necessary surgical supplies and equipment. Retains all specimens to be sent to pathology, confirming source/name of specimens with surgeon. This position will also ensure effective patient communication, return patient calls in a timely manner, document patient care accurately and timely, perform EMR tasks correctly and timely, and process patient referrals timely and follows up to ensure the specialist report or test result is received. The Surgical Scrub Tech will follow all regulatory and patient safety clinical standards and ensure sterility of all supplies and instruments during set up of surgical procedures. The position will also transport all surgical equipment to appropriate cleaning areas and assist with cleaning and reprocessing of instrument sets, as needed, and handle the instruments in a manner which prolongs "life" of instrument.
 
Works and communicates effectively with all providers. Promotes teamwork and provides great customer service in person and on the telephone. Assists in keeping physician preference cards accurate/updated. Candidates must demonstrate professionalism by articulating and demonstrating professional behavior, accepting responsibility and accountability for actions, adhering to policies and procedures, demonstrating leadership and supporting Meritas initiatives.
 
Knowledge of eClinicalWorks EMR is a plus.
 
 MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
. Education – Graduate of accredited school of Surgical Technology, Licensed Pracitcal Nurse or  Registered Nursing Program with a current license to practice in the State.
. Certifications – BCLS required
. Experience – Basic office skills
 
Competitive compensation and benefit package. EOE; Post Offer Drug Screen. 

About North Kansas City Hospital

Ranked as one of Kansas City’s Top 15 Employers by the Business Journal, North Kansas City Hospital provides the ideal place to launch your nursing career. For New Grads, we offer an exceptional combination of individual guidance and professional training. Our Nurse Residency Program includes classroom and hands-on experience with feedback and support from preceptors, nurse educators and nurse managers. We offer a stable, caring environment, plus extras like covered parking, wellness programs and classes, a fitness center and indoor pool that help create a fulfilling, balanced work life. Our 451-bed hospital has a culture that is friendly and close knit, where relationships last and people bond like family. Join us as we continue on our Magnet® journey.