Surgical Tech, LPN or RN Scrub -- Mt. Vernon
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Mt. Vernon, IL 62864
Responsible for the provision of patient care activities and related non-professional services necessary for the care of patients and the maintenance of the Operating Room under the direction of a Registered Nurse. Sets up Operating Room with needed items for patient care; gathers supplies, x-rays, instruments, etc., for cases; handles instruments during procedures. Communicates information to the RN regarding patients.
Job Responsibilities and Requirements:
Practices and implements the technical components of patient care under the supervision of a registered nurse.
Collaborates with the RN and other healthcare professionals. to implement a plan of care that incorporates physician preferences, nursing assessments and diagnostic data in a manner that is prioritized, timely, and integrated with the plan of care.
Prepares equipment, supply and resource needs based on an individualized plan of care. Re-evaluates and modifies resource needs as needed.
Communicates accurate and timely information to the Registered Nurse regarding patients in their care.
Demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary to perform all aspects of a variety of surgical procedures. Maintains knowledge and skills to properly operate all surgical equipment and instruments. Utilizes appropriate aseptic technique when handling supplies, instruments, and equipment.
Follows laboratory policy and procedure to correctly handle and label all laboratory specimens.
Documents quality controls thoroughly and accurately according to unit specific standards.
Demonstrates competence in problem solving, conflict resolution, and team building. Serves as a resource to other team members.
Organizes and utilizes time efficiently. Demonstrates appropriate prioritization. Maintains an organized work environment.
Performs other duties as assigned.