St. John's Riverside Hospital

Scrub Technician - Labor and Delivery

Job ID
2016-1868
Andrus
Category
Nursing
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Hours Per Week
37.5
Shift
Night
Work Shift
11:30pm-7:30am, workdays vary includes weekends and holidays
Posted Salary
$18.236 per hour

Overview

St. John's Riverside Hospital is a leader in providing the highest quality, compassionate health care utilizing the latest, state-of-the-art medical technology. Serving the Westchester community from Yonkers to the river town communities of Hastings-on-Hudson, Ardsley, Dobbs Ferry and Irvington, St. John's Riverside has been and continues to be a unique and comprehensive network of medical professionals dedicated to a tradition of service that spans generations.

 

St. John’s has been an integral part of the community since the 1890's and its’ commitment to provide the community with the most advanced medical services available continues to be the hospitals’ vision, mission and value. St. John's Riverside Hospital built itself around an early foundation of nursing and community service. In 1894, the Cochran School of Nursing, the oldest hospital-based school of nursing in the metropolitan area, was founded, thus making the St. John's Nursing Staff more than just the backbone of the hospital, but the heart and soul. St. John’s dedicated nurses give superior attention to those who need it most with a strong emphasis on patient and family-focused nursing care.   

 

St. John’s Riverside Hospital staff is committed to making life better for all patients. The hospital continues to elevate the services provided with the goal of increasing the quality of life for all who entrust St. John's Riverside Hospital to their care.

 

Personalized care together with advanced technology is what it means to be Community Strong

Responsibilities

The Labor and Delivery Technician in addition to the duties of a Nursing Assistant performs approved nursing tasks and technical procedures under the direction and supervision of Professional Registered Nurse. Assists in receiving and transporting patients.  Participates  in the  observation  of  patient  conditions  and  promptly  reports  changes  to  the responsible nurse. Responds  promptly  to  the  needs  of  patient,  refers  patient/family   requests  or  concerns appropriately. Prepares surgical case set up, instruments and supplies; is aware of physician preferences and anticipates needs during surgery.  Maintains correct count of sponges, needles and instruments with circulating nurse before, during and prior to closure of surgical site. Prepares surgical suite for surgery, obtains needed equipment and supplies before, during and after procedure.

Qualifications

Certified Surgical Technician or certified eligible required. HS Diploma or equivalent required. Labor and Delivery experience preferred. 

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