UC/Scrub Technician - Labor & Delivery

Job ID
2020-115735
Employment Type
Full Time
Department
Labor And Delivery Services
Hours / Pay Period
72
Facility
French Hospital Medical Center
Shift
Night
Standard Hours
6P-6A
Work Schedule
12 Hour
Location
CA-SAN LUIS OBISPO

Overview

About French Hospital Medical Center

French Hospital Medical Center, located in San Luis Obispo, California, has been named one of the Nation’s 100 Top Hospitals by Truven Health Analytics, and is rated among the top hospitals in the nation for cardiac, orthopedic and GI services. French Hospital has achieved prestigious designation as a Primary Stroke Center by the Joint Commission. The Copeland, Forbes, and Rossi Cardiac Care Center provides the latest innovative cardiac and imaging technology. The hospital is home to the unique Hearst Cancer Resource Center offering free education, resources and support to cancer patients and their families. In addition, an expansion and modernization project is underway at French Hospital, including construction of the Copeland Health Education Pavilion, which will provide community access to comprehensive health care education resources free of charge.  French is a Dignity Health Central Coast hospital which also includes Arroyo Grande Community Hospital in Arroyo Grande, CA, Marian Regional Medical Center in Santa Maria, CA, St. John’s Regional Medical Center in Oxnard, CA and St. John’s Pleasant Valley in Camarillo, CA. Dignity Health Central Coast is an integrated network of top quality hospitals, physicians from the most prestigious medical schools, and comprehensive outpatient services including primary care offices, premier ambulatory surgery centers, technologically-advanced laboratories and imaging centers and a full service home health agency; all recognized for quality, safety and service.  Each hospital is supported by an active philanthropic Foundation to help meet the growing health care needs of our communities. To learn more go to http://www.dignityhealth.org/frenchhospital/

 

Dignity Health Central Coast

Dignity Health Central Coast is comprised of five hospitals, all recognized for their quality of care, safety and service, primary care offices, premier ambulatory surgery centers, technologically advanced imaging centers, outpatient services and comprehensive home health services. Hospitals in the Dignity Health Central Coast region include Arroyo Grande Community Hospital in Arroyo Grande, French Hospital Medical Center in San Luis Obispo, Marian Regional Medical Center in Santa Maria, St. John’s Pleasant Valley Hospital in Camarillo and St. John’s Regional Medical Center in Oxnard. Each hospital is supported by an active philanthropic Foundation to provide additional funding to support new programs and services, as well as to advance the community’s access to health care.  For more information, visit:  www.dignityhealth.org/centralcoast

Responsibilities

In keeping with French Hospital Medical Center health care philosophy, the Unit Clerk/Scrub Technician for Labor and Delivery serves as unit receptionist, transcribes orders, orders tests, orders and monitors supply inventory, coordinates unit phone communication, and maintains medical records according to Standards. Under the direct supervision of a registered nurse, the Unit Clerk/Scrub Technician performs unit support activities such as transporting patients, stocking shelves and cleaning work areas. Reports observations regarding patient status to the registered nurse. Demonstrates surgical knowledge and assists surgical team during operative procedure. Arranges sterile set-up and maintains good aseptic technique. Counts needles, sponges and instruments with circulating nurses. Cares for operative specimens. Assumes responsibility for equipment. Primarily cares for female patients with conditions relating to childbearing and general women's health and for newborns. In addition to these major responsibilities, the Unit Clerk/Scrub Technician may be assigned other duties from time to time. Employees are responsible for completion of unit competency assessments, annual safety reviews, CPR and renewal of certifications (when applicable) by maintaining continuing education units as required by hospital policy.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Scrub technician experience.
  • Acute care experience within the last two years.
  • Nurse assistants/unit clerks without acute care experience within the last two years will be considered on an individual basis.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills in English.
  • Maintains effective working relationships with co-workers and medical staff.
  • Relates with patients/visitors empathetically and tactfully.
  • Reacts calmly and effectively in emergency situations.
  • Demonstrates working knowledge of hospital safety policies and health standards.
  • Ability to follow written and oral instructions in exact detail.
  • Basic knowledge of computer, copy machine, and fax.
  • Demonstrated surgical techniques.
  • Ability to maintain good aseptic technique Approved health care provider CPR certificate

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