Jan 16, 2021

Surgical Scrub Tech

  • Ardent Health Services
  • Albuquerque, NM, USA

Job Description

Job Description

Surgical Scrub Tech, Surgery, Full-Time job, Days, Albuquerque, NM

We are looking for a Surgical Scrub Tech to join our Surgical team in Albuquerque, NM.

This full-time job is located at Lovelace Women’s Hospital, the first and only hospital in New Mexico dedicated to women’s health, offers a 53-bed advanced neonatal intensive care unit, a natural birthing center, an award-winning breast care center and the first robotic surgery program in the state recognized as a Center of Excellence in Robotic Surgery by Surgical Review Corporation.

Surgical Scrub Tech Job Responsibilities:

  • Assists surgeons with surgical procedures within the operating room under the direct supervision of a registered nurse to include conveying sterile instruments and supplies used in basic to complex surgical procedures.
  • Demonstrates expert knowledge of sterile techniques, instrumentation, equipment, and sterile field setup including sterilization methods.
  • Supports physician’s surgical practice in a variety of procedures including a specialty in the operating room.
  • Ensures accurate count of sponges, needles, and instruments used in all procedures at all times.

Surgical Scrub Tech Education and Experience Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED Equivalent; Graduate of accredited Surgical Technology program or clinical-based program
  • Six (6) months experience in an operating room or ambulatory surgery unit
  • One (1) year OR experience desired
  • Current BLS
  • CORT or CST desired
  • Knowledge of Medical Terminology
  • Knowledge of Sterilization techniques and Operating Room instruments and supplies
  • Training in Anatomy and Physiology
  • Excellent critical thinking skills

Why Lovelace?

  • Robotic surgery program named a Center of Excellence in Robotic Surgery by Surgical Review Corporation
  • Women’s Choice Award for America’s Best Breast Centers since 2015
  • 2016-2018 Women’s Choice Award for America’s Best Hospitals for Patient Safety
  • Named to Modern Healthcare’s 100 Best Places to work since 2008

Lovelace is a drug-free employer with smoke free campuses.

ID: 17652