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Surgical/Scrub Tech Labor & Delivery

at UAMS (University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock, Arkansas, United States

Job Description

Surgical/Scrub Tech Labor & Delivery

Requisition ID

2021-76436

Category

Nursing - Surgical Services/Interventional

Position Type

Regular Full-Time

Department

ICE WISL Nursing Services L&D IP C

Shift

Night Shift (Defined for Classified roles as shift starts at 2:30 p.m. or later)

Post End Date

8/6/2021

Overview

 

 

 

Schedule: Full-Time, 7P-7A

The Surgical Scrub Technician assembles supplies for surgical procedures, maintains the sterile field, passes surgical instruments, and assists in room preparation in Labor and Delivery (E5).

UAMS Labor and Delivery unit is located in the Harry P. Ward Clinical Tower. The unit consists of 14 LDR rooms, four triage observational beds, two operating rooms suites, a three bed recovery room area and two state of the art Neonatal Stabilization rooms used to stabilize acutely ill neonates with specially trained staff from the Intensive Care Nursery. Labor and Delivery provides high-risk obstetrical care for patients all over the state. On average, this unit performs approximately 300-330 deliveries per month. The LDR rooms allow the expectant mother to labor, deliver, and recover in the birthing suites with family support. E5 Labor and Delivery supports patient and family centered care and as a result, the newborns, if stable, are allowed to stay with their mother's after delivery to promote bonding.

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has a unique combination of education, research, and clinical programs that encourages and supports teamwork and diversity. We champion being a collaborative health care organization, focused on improving patient care and the lives of Arkansans.

 

UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks:

Health: Medical, Dental and Vision plans available for staff and family

11 paid Holidays in addition to Vacation and Sick Leave

Education discount for staff and dependents (undergraduate only)

Retirement: Up to 10% matched contribution from UAMS

Basic Life Insurance up to $50,000

Career Training and Educational Opportunities

Merchant Discounts

Concierge prescription delivery on the main campus when using UAMS pharmacy.

Salary offered commensurate with experience.

 

 

 

 

Responsibilities

 

 

 

Assessment of the surgical procedure: Ensures availability of appropriate instrumentation, supplies and equipment for assigned cases. Preparation of the OR: Ensures that the room has been prepared for the upcoming cases, with appropriate equipment available and ready for use.

 

Case Completion and Follow up: Ensures that the instruments are cleaned arranged and transported to the soiled utility room according to department policy; independently assists with instrument reprocessing tasks when assigned cases are completed and time permits; Ensures that the operating rooms are case-ready for the following day's cases; Exhibits practical knowledge of OR equipment including maintenance and safety aspects.

 

Secretarial duties: Admit and discharge patients, ensure front desk logs and phone books are maintained, and manage infant security system alarms as needed.

 

Other Unit duties: Set up rooms in preparation for new admissions, ensure ante-rooms and patient rooms are stocked and complete other duties as assigned.

 

Professional Performance: Utilizes available communication tools; demonstrates teamwork by offering assistance to other team members; Shares knowledge information and expertise with other staff; attends departmental in-services and other educational offerings; consistently demonstrates new knowledge and skills through incorporation into actual clinical practice. Participate in continuing education by completing the required staff development hours annually and in professional/institutional advancement of self and co-workers.

 

 

 

 

Qualifications

 

 

 

Required:

High School Diploma/GED

Must be a Graduate of an Accredited Surgical Technologist Program.

Must have 1 year of previous experience as a Surgical Scrub Technologist.

Excellent communication skills

Strong work ethics, and accountability.

Preferred:

2 years of previous experience as a Surgical Scrub Technologist with current BLS.

Employees in this role must be fitted for, capable of donning and performing routine tasks in personal protective equipment to include N95 masks, Powered Air Purifying Respirators (PAPR) or Controlled Air... For full info follow application link.

 

UAMS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and is committed to excellence.  If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by telephone at (501) 686-6432 and let us know the nature of your request. We will only respond to messages left that involve a request for a reasonable accommodation in the application process. We will accommodate the needs of any qualified candidate who requests a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

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Job Posting: 2991908

Posted On: Jul 22, 2021

Updated On: Aug 07, 2021