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Position : Scrub Technologist

Adjusts instrumentation and supplies to changes in procedures and patient condition.

Assists with monitoring and reporting blood and fluid loss during cases.

Ascertains correctness of count prior to closure of body cavities and surgical wound. assist circulating nurse with restocking the room at end of shift.

Anticipates surgeon’s needs and assists surgeon by draping patients, holding/passing instruments, retractors, sutures, and medications, applying surgical dressings, suctioning and sponging surgical wounds, holding extremities, and moving patients.

Recognizes and reports emergency situations.

Adjusts priorities and participates in resolving problems as appropriate.

Assists in identification, labeling and proper specimen disposition using departmental procedures.

Performs or assists in sterile preps as needed/requested by monitoring aseptic techniques of surgical team members at field, reporting and correcting breaks in sterile technique immediately, and controlling location of contaminated instruments and supplies.

Maintains appropriate quantities of surgical supplies and equipment by restocking room with necessary equipment and supplies and apprises supervisor of special requests for surgical supplies and equipment.

Assists with decontamination of all equipment, instruments, and supplies as necessary and assists with cleaning rooms, furniture, and equipment according to established procedures.

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