Surgical Scrub Technologist

# Positions
Technologists and Technicians
Job Status
14547 Bruce B Downs Blvd.

Job Description

Certified Surgical Scrub Technologist

Department:      ASC Tampa

Job Summary:  Responsible for providing an optimal surgical environment for patients and surgeons, within the sterile and un-sterile environment.

Reports to:         Charge Nurse

Position Level:    7

Shift:                   Day Shift: Monday-Friday as needed


Essential Functions of the Position:

  • Prepares the surgical suite before each case
    • Gathers all necessary equipment and supplies in preparation for the case
    • Opens sterile supplies properly
    • Organizes the sterile field for use
    • Completes necessary counting of sponges, sharps, etc.
    • Assists and observes team members during entry to the sterile field
    • Drapes the surgical site with sterile drapes
  • Assists the surgeon during the case
    • Passes proper instrumentation, equipment and supplies to the surgeon and surgical assistant
    • Handles obtained specimens properly
    • Applies dressing
    • Maintains the sterile field throughout the case and until the patient is transported out of the OR
  • Removes used instruments, equipment and supplies from the OR at the completion of the case
    • Maintains instruments, equipment and supplies
  • Assists with the transferring and positioning of patients, when possible
  • Maintains all required regulatory training and participates in mandatory drills
    • Annual Risk Management education
    • Annual OSHA training
    • Quarterly fire drills
    • Competencies, when required 

Physical and Mental Demands:

  • Ability to move quickly in response to physician and patient needs.
  • Must stand for long periods of time
  • Mentally alert to response and react to surgeons request
  • Ability to bend, lift, pull and push at medium work force

 Occupational Exposure:

  • High risk exposure to bloodborne pathogens and chemical hazards. 

 Job Qualifications:

  • High school graduate or GED equivalent
  • BLS completion within probationary period and retraining requirements maintained
  • CST Certification required within 90 days of start date
  • Current in CPR
  • 6 months of experience preferred


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