Certified Surgical Technologist in Elko, NV at LifePoint Health

Date Posted: 10/18/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Elko, NV
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    10/18/2020

Job Description

Northeastern Nevada Regional Hospital

Northeastern Nevada Regional Hospital has an opportunity available for a full time Surgical Scrub Technician (Scrub Tech) to work in our busy 8-bed Surgical Department.  Surgical Services include Orthopedic, Dental, Optometric, General Surgery, Podiatry, Endoscopy, and OB-GYN.  

Typical shifts are Monday through Friday, 8 hours per day, based on scheduled cases for the day.  1 in 5 call and 1 in 5 weekends is required.

The Surgical Technologist/scrub tech position will work as part of the operating room team in the OR, scrubbing the case, ensuring patient safety processes are in place and followed. In addition, this role sets up instruments, checks functioning of electronic/powered equipment, and works closely with surgeons, passing instruments and anticipating their equipment/instrument needs throughout the surgical case. Has an in-depth understanding of aseptic technique and sterile procedures, maintaining aseptic environment.   Keep mayo stands and back tables neat and orderly to facilitate easy access to instruments and to facilitate quick and thorough counts. Knows the proper equipment for each procedure, as well as the ability to prepare equipment and supplies necessary to perform each procedure. Maintains the accuracy of all sponge, needle, and instrument counts. Assists with between case clean up and preparations for next case set ups. Returns equipment to its proper storage area when needed. Cleans and stocks ORs at the end of the day.

ABOUT US:  At Northeastern Nevada Regional Hospital's 75-bed facility, you’re more than just an employee; you’re part of our family.  Northeastern Nevada Regional Hospital (NNRH) is accredited by the Joint Commission and strives to provide quality healthcare. Visit our website to learn more, www.NNRHospital.com.

Community population approximately 35,000.  We are located at the base of the beautiful snow-capped Ruby Mountains, elevation level 5,000.  If you love the outdoors you are only minutes from many activities such as heli-skiing, hiking, biking, hunting, fishing, rock climbing, or riding ATVs.  You can shop at Elko's quaint shops or spend an evening at one of many downtown casinos, museums, or participate in the Cowboy Poetry or Basque festival. 

BENEFITS OVERVIEW: Medical/Dental/Vision insurance, company paid Basic Life and AD&D insurance, Supplemental and Voluntary insurance options, 401K with employer match, Paid Time Off/Holidays, tuition reimbursement program, cell phone discounts, gym membership discounts, and Flexible Health Spending Account/Dependent Care Account options.

Job Requirements

Education: Associates Degree preferred

Experience: At least 1 year as a Scrub Technician in a hospital setting preferred

Licensure: Surgical Technologist Certification required


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