Central Sterile Technologist / Scrub Tech, FT

         Full Time- Surgery/Specialty Clinic

  • A clinically competent certified surgical technologist who works under the supervision of the registered nurse in delivering safe and effective care to the patient during the intraoperative period. S/he prepares the appropriate instrumentation and materials for use during and on the surgical field, passing instruments. S/he assists with standard work and room turnover. This position performs other scrub duties as directed, under supervision. Responsible for staff direction in preparing equipment and instruments for re-use by decontamination, and storage. Effectively interacts with patients and health care team members, while maintaining the surgical department standards. Fosters positive environment and ensures effective communication flows between all necessary parties involved in the continuum of care. Follows the established chain of command. Coordinates closely with Materials Manager and Surgery Manager to maintain and manage the surgery inventory for the surgery area. Serves as a resource and liaison for staff, physicians, and vendors regarding purchasing, materials management and troubleshooting inventory problems. Audits supply distribution. Day shift, 40 hours per week, Call Rotation is minimal.

  • Completion of an accredited program recognized by the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (CST – Certified Surgical Technologist) or formal structure surgical program (e.g., military services)
  • Must possess a minimum of (2) years of progressively responsible and directly related work experience.
  • Functions independently in majority of services with minimal assistance. Capable of performing common emergency cases proficiently
  • Solves problems rapidly with changes in the clinical situation.
  • Anticipates availability of equipment and prioritizes usage.
  • Sets up equipment independently.
  • General computer usage
  • Demonstrates critical thinking capabilities.
  • Demonstrates advanced knowledge and proficient practice in the scrub role in the majority of surgical procedures or will be trained within the first 6 months.
  • Should possess the ability to understand and react effectively to the unique needs and care for all patient populations (i.e., neonatal, pediatrics, adolescents, and geriatrics).
  • BLS – Basic Life Support
  • Completes the orientation competency checklist within required time frame.

Must be able to meet the physical requirements as outlined in the Job Requirements document.

This position requires successful completion of a Physical Capacity Profile screening.

Contact Information

Questions please contact Human Resources at (515) 832-7711

Apply online at www.vandiestmc.org under “Careers” link at bottom of page.

Additional Info

Job Type : Full-Time

Education Level : Not Applicable

Experience Level : Not Applicable

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