Scrub Technologist, Operating Room, FT Days

Allied Health Professionals Lawrence, Kansas


Description

Schedule: FT Days 6:45am-3:45pm
On Call: Yes
Weekends: Yes

Take Your Career to the Next Level with LMH Health!

At LMH Health, we are committed to being a partner for lifelong health for the communities we serve. The Certified Scrub Technologist functions as a member of the patient care team, under the supervision of the physician, registered nurse and/or the unit director.  This position provides technical skills in the role of the surgical scrub during operative procedures.  This is demonstrated by hours serving as a Surgical Assistant during surgeries, sponsorship by one or more surgeons, a degree in a related field such as Nursing or health, real life experience such as work as an MD, nurse, EMT or military medic.  The National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA) oversees the credentialing of both surgical tech and assistants with their Certified Surgical First Assistant (CSFA) exam. 

Top Reasons to work at LMH Health

  • Join a Team That Cares About the Community
  • Tuition Reimbursement to Support Continuing Education
  • Professional Development and Recognition
  • Excellent Benefits

 RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Promotes the vision, mission and PI philosophy of LMH.
  • Utilizes effective interpersonal skills to promote teamwork, collaborates with other members of the healthcare team to deliver optimal patient services.
  • Performs skills from skills checklist accurately.
  • Participates in performance improvement activities, initiating improvement through proper channels.
  • Respects and demonstrates confidentiality.
  • Adheres to hospital policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrates accountability for maintaining and advancing professional competency, meeting educational requirements pertinent to practice.
  • Demonstrates flexibility regarding scheduling.
  • Adheres to safety policies and procedures and displays knowledge of hospital’s emergency code procedures.
  • Participates in staff meetings.
  • May participate in QA, PI activities and other hospital committees.
  • May participate in communications with the surgical representatives with the various vendors.
  • Demonstrates expertise with instrumentation, setting up the case and physician preferences.
  • Proficiency in the following tasks: Cauterizing wounds and vessels
  • Packing sponges in body
  • Positioning patient to maintain circulation and access for surgeon
  • Placing clamps and sutures
  • Closing skin with adhesives, sutures or staples etc.
  • Applying direct pressure on veins and tissue
  • Performing or aiding in patient suction, drainage and irrigation
  • Hemostasis: The stopping of excess bleeding and blood flow
  • Immobilizing patients on the operating table
  • Performs other duties as needed or assigned.


QUALIFICATIONS
Required:

  • Certified Surgical Technologist Credential (CST
  • BLS Certification

Preferred:

  • Graduate of an Operating room Technician/Surgical Technologist Program
  • Prior work experience as Operating Room Technician/Surgical Technologist
  • Degree in related field such as Nursing or health
  • Minimum one year experience

Our Values

Patient 1st – We consider the patient first in everything we do.

Better Together – We are part of the LMH team that works together to achieve excellence.

Speak Up – We embrace a transparent culture of open, respectful communication where ideas are valued and solutions are created.

Innovate! – We actively explore new ideas and approach change with agility and an open mind.

Own It/Solve It – We hold ourselves accountable for our actions and we collaborate for solutions.

In Joy – We create a workplace that is both fun and meaningful.

At LMH Health we value inclusion and diversity. We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage all to apply. Employment is decided on the basis of experience and qualifications that meet the business need.