Job Posted January 9, 2022

Certified Scrub Technician

Opening with Proliance Surgeons Everett Bone & Joint
Job Role: Clinical
Job Type: Full Time

Overview

Position Summary

Job Description:

Status:  Full Time – 4- 10 hour shifts

The Operating Room Scrub Technician participates in the care of the surgical patient in the operating room, collaborating with the physician and the circulating nurse during the perioperative course to ensure a positive surgical outcome.

Job Responsibilities:

  1. Work with all members of the health care team to provide optimal care to the patient throughout the surgical course
  2. Maintain a friendly, positive and caring attitude with all patients, physicians, and staff
  3. Maintain excellent physical and mental health
  4. Assures that the proper supplies, instruments and equipment are available for the procedure
  5. Assures the equipment is functioning properly
  6. Monitor use of and charge for all supplies used during the procedure. Assist with inventory control by proper count of supplies used
  7. Continue education to meet state requirements and keep current with health care
  8. Display professionalism at work and in the community as a representative of the ASC
  9. Take an active role on committees within the department
  10. Identifies actual and potential risk to patients and others and takes action to minimize or eliminate risk and maximize safety

Job Duties:

    1. Prepare for the day’s cases by gathering supplies, instruments and equipment
    2. Wipe flat surfaces in OR the morning of surgery
    3. Set up room with supplies required for the procedure
    4. Assist with positioning of the patient for procedure, using proper positioning techniques
    5. Monitors for breaks in aseptic techniques
    6. Monitors that Universal Precautions are maintained
    7. Performs sponge and needle counts as appropriate
    8. Participates in the Surgical Checklist
    9. Is prepared for emergency situations by knowing correct procedures and locations of Emergency call system
    10. Assists entire team throughout procedure to ensure a desired outcome
    11. Assists in cleaning of room and instruments
    12. Updates physician preference cards
    13. Inspects instruments for proper working order and notifies the Nurses Manager of any that need to be replaced or sent for repair
    14. Checks for outdated supplies
    15. Will assist in restocking inventory and supplies when delivered
    16. Will perform other duties as assigned.
  • Experience in orthopedics is required, total joint & spine experience preferred
  • The applicant must be able to communicate effectively and work compatibly with all physicians and staff
  • The applicant will be organized and efficient and possess a clear understanding of the importance of cost containment in an ambulatory surgery center
  • The applicant needs to have the knowledge and clinical skills to perform the job duties of an operating room scrub technician
  • Knowledge of aseptic techniques and surgical instrumentation is necessary
  • Must have an aptitude for understanding, use of, and troubleshooting of machines and equipment
  • The applicant should have an ability to be flexible in job duties and work schedule
  • Graduation from an accredited school of technology
  • Current licensure in the State of Washington as a Scrub Technician
  • BLS certified
  • At least two years of OR experience is desired.

  • Physical guidelines include ability to stand/walk for up to eight hours per day; bend, stoop, twist, assist patients in and out of wheelchairs, push wheelchairs, and assist with the moving of patients on and off the operating room table
  • Ability to lift up to 25 pounds and carry materials weighing up to 25 pounds

The work environment/physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This description is intended to describe the essential job functions, the general supplemental functions and the essential requirements for the performance of this job. It is not an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and requirements of a person so classified. Other functions may be assigned and management retains the right to add or change the duties at any time.

How we are protecting team members from COVID-19?
Employee and patient health and safety is our top priority. At Proliance, we are adhering to CDC, State and local orders regarding COVID-19 and have implemented processes and precautions across our facilities to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Following the most recent vaccination mandate for healthcare workers in Washington State, and our commitment to the health and safety of our employees and patients, all Proliance employees will be required to provide proof of full vaccination upon hire, or proof of a medical or religious exemption.

Proliance Surgeons offers a generous benefits package including Medical/RX, Dental, Vision, 401k with profit sharing and more! Plus ALL of our employees enjoy the free perks of our employee purchasing program offering a variety of discounts on purchases made every day – including cell phone service!


Proliance Surgeons is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive environment, and we welcome and encourage people of all backgrounds, perspectives, experiences, and skills to apply.


All employment decisions at Proliance Surgeons are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. We will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. 

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1100 Pacific Avenue Suite 300
Everett, WA 98201-4261

(425) 339-8273

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