St. John's Riverside Hospital

Scrub Technician

Job ID
2017-2661
Andrus
Category
Nursing
Position Type
Per Diem
Hours Per Week
0
Shift
Varied
Work Shift
workdays and hours vary
Posted Salary
$22.982 per hour to $29.260 per hour, based on experience

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 Technician Scrub 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. This position is at the Andrus and Dobbs Ferry pavilions.

Qualifications

Certified Surgical Technician or certified eligible required. HS Diploma or equivalent required.

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