Under the supervision of the Registered Professional Nurse, participates in the intraoperative phase of patient care. Gathers and maintains appropriate instrumentation and supplies for procedures. Performs mechanical task of instrumentation distribution to surgeons and assistants during procedure. Prepares and maintains a sterile field. Collects instrumentation and supplies at end of procedure. Prepares and transports instruments to appropriate areas for decontamination and processing. Assists in room turnover.
Certification in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting required.
Must be eligible for certification and/or have greater than two years of clinical practice as a scrub tech in a hospital setting.