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LAU Medical Center - Rizk Hospital

Scrub Nurse

Expire Date: 
Sat, 06/14/2014
Category: 
Department: 
Operating Room
Work Schedule: 
48 hours per week (Rotation)
Requirements: 

 Current practical Nurse Certificate is preferred.
 A minimum of one year of clinical experience is preferred.

Required Skills: 

 Require anticipation, quick reaction, and conscientious observation
 Ability to follow verbal and written instructions
 Willing to take direction from a surgeon
 Ability to maintain appropriate attitudes and conduct necessary to the wellbeing of patients
 Team worker

Responsibilities and Duties: 

 Respects the hospital mission, vision, and values.
 Participates in unit meetings.
 Complaints to superior if unusual incidents.

Clinical :
 Participates in the reception of patient IN-OR.
 Checks supplies and equipment needed for surgical procedure.
 Uses sterile technique for scrubbing, gowning and gloving.
 Receives sterile equipment via circulating nurse using sterile technique.
 Sets up sterile table with instruments, supplies, equipment, and medications/solutions needed for procedure.
 Performs appropriate counts of sponges, instruments, and needles with circulator.
 Performs assisted gowning and gloving to surgeon and assistants.
 Helps in draping sterile field.
 Passes instruments to surgeon on a decisive and positive manner.
 Maintains highest standard of sterile technique during procedure.
 Watch the field / procedure and anticipate the surgeons needs
 Prepares and help applying dressings
 Prepares instruments for decontamination.
 Assists other members of team with cleaning of room.
 Assists in preparing room for the next patient.
 Performs all nursing duties while adhering to all facility policies and procedures.
 Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and procedures.
 Performs routine nursing care to assigned patients, while utilizing universal precaution practices at all times.
 Is aware of safety issues and strive to accomplish all responsibilities in a safe manner.

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