Surgical Care Affiliates

OR Scrub Tech/Operating Room Technician/Surgical Tech

US-OK-Oklahoma City
Type
Full-Time
# of Openings
1

Overview

SCA owns and/or provides management services to 205 ambulatory surgery centers, surgical hospitals, and hospital surgery departments, in partnership with approximately 2,800 physicians and in affiliation with 105 health systems. SCA's clinical systems, service line growth strategies, benchmarking processes, and efficiency programs create measurable advantage for surgical facilities – clinically, operationally, and financially. 

 

Facility Description: Located at the “crossroads” of the city. Close to downtown, bricktown, as well great access to all areas of the city.

Accountabilities / Responsibilities

Under the general direction of a professional nurse, assist in the preparation and care of surgical patients ranging from infancy to geriatrics. Assists with surgical procedures in the Operating Room. Perform routine and delegated duties according to departmental polices. 

 

  • Participate in the identification of clinical or operational performance improvement opportunities and assist in performance improvement activities. May participate in the interview process and make hiring recommendations. Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein in a timely manner.
  • Participate in maintaining the environment of care including equipment and other material resources.
  • Participate in own professional development by maintaining required competencies, identifying learning needs and seeking appropriate assistance or educational offerings.
  • Supports the development of other staff and formal learners.
  • Communicates the organization’s vision, mission and values.Observes hospital, nursing and departmental policies and procedures relating to safety.
  • Successfully completes Annual Hospital Core Competency Verification and Annual Nursing Competency Verification.
  • Obtains instruction and supervision when implementing new or unfamiliar techniques or              practice/trouble-shoots equipment as needed.
  • Responds correctly to emergency procedures, chemical spills, internal and external disaster plans and procedures.                           
  • Reports incidents to Department Manager and accurately completes incident reports according to procedure in a timely manner.
  • Cultural Values Response- Recognizes, respects, and effectively deals with values and cultural beliefs of patients and their families.

B.    COMMUNICATION

  • Strives to achieve service satisfaction goals and objectives with all internal and external contacts and interactions.
  • Demonstrates ability to work effectively with all contacts intra/inter-departmentally.
  • Demonstrates ability to work flexible hours based on the needs of the facility.
  • Demonstrates ability to work in a demanding situation, changing focus of work due to changing priorities.
  • Independently handles communication in a manner that decreases conflict.
  • Conveys essential patient information to members of the health care team.Reports to staff pertinent information during the required time frame.
  • Reports promptly any critical or unusual situation.
  • Is courteous toward patients, visitors and co-workers.Smiles and makes eye contact.
  • Introduces self and calls others by name.
  • Helps people who look confused or lost.
  • Is considerate of others’ feelings and concerns.
  • Is pleasant and cooperative with others.
  • Is respectful towards patients, visitors, and co-workers.Respects patients’ privacy.
  • Treats patients with care, dignity and compassion.
  • Calls patients by preferred name.
  • Maintains open and honest communication
  • Demonstrates sense of caring of others’ feelings
  • Protects patient confidentiality.
  • Complies with HIPAA regulations.

Qualifications

  • Prefer certification
  • Experience in an operating room setting is required
  • Prefer ortho experience

Please send resumes to: dana.lordyounts@scasurgery.com

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