Skip to main content

OB Scrub Tech - Part Time, Nights

Requisition R128456 Market Springfield, Ohio Department Labor and Delivery - Springfield Shift Nights Schedule Part-time

Thank you for considering a career at Mercy Health

Summary of Primary Function/General Purpose of Position
Facilitates the operative or other invasive procedure by preparing and providing the required sterile instruments, supplies and equipment. Maintains the sterile field and anticipates and responds to the needs of the surgical team. Assists in the provisions of care to the patient.

Mission/Core Values

It is expected that all of the duties and responsibilities of this position will be performed in a manner consistent with Bon Secours Mercy Health Partners’ Standards of Behavior (CARE; Compassion: seeks to understand, listen and explain; Advocate: is the voice for the vulnerable; Respect: demonstrates the highest regard for and welcomes all people; Excellence: commits to the highest standard of quality care, joyful service, and teamwork) and in a manner that reflects the core values of Bon Secours Mercy Health Partners which are: Excellence, Human Dignity, Justice, Compassion, Sacredness of Life and Service. All supervisors and above are expected to model the organizational mission and values through their daily actions, decision making and priority setting. All supervisors and above are expected to develop, implement and monitor short and long range plans to meet or surpass standards consistent with the overall strategic plan.

Essential Job Functions 
•    Functions as the scrub person and assists as trained during operative and other invasive procedures by assembling supplies and equipment required for the procedure. 

•    Preparing and organizing sterile supplies and instrument for the procedure.

Performing surgical counts with the circulating RN according to policy. 

•    Assisting with placement of sterile drapes. Provides instruments and supplies to the surgical team during the procedure. Maintains an organized sterile field and ensures the sterility of the field by taking corrective action as needed. Maintains aseptic technique. 
•    Retrieves and collects specimens and labels those specimens appropriately and correctly. 
•    Reports any implanted devices, catheters, drains, and packing to circulator.
•    Provides complete case preparation and has knowledge of special instruments, supplies, and equipment needs to the pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients. 
•    Demonstrates knowledge of patients’ rights and responsibilities according to the patients age and understanding.                                                                         
•    Demonstrates understanding of patients Advance Directives.
•    Assists in CPR as needed.
•    Cleans and prepares instruments for processing and transport them to the decontamination area. Assists with post procedure cleaning of the operative or invasive procedure room and preparation of room subsequent patients. 
•    Displays and promotes teamwork. Demonstrates flexibility regarding unit/area staffing and scheduling needs. Maintains personal grooming and attire consistent with policy. 

•    Pursues professional development and personal development. Participates in ongoing educational and competency verification activities. 
•    Promotes cost containment efforts and performance improvement initiatives. Participates in financial accountability by utilizing resources in a cost-conscious manner. 
•    Participates in all patient safety care measures. Protects patient rights of confidentiality and privacy at all times.
•    Takes "on call" as scheduled and is available within the time frames as indicated by the department. 
•    Participates in the orientation of new staff and students as assigned. 
•    Prepares and performs surgical skin prep and clipping as indicated by procedure, inserts urinary catheter as required.

The technician may also be assigned to the care and comfort of patients according to the specific needs of the unit, and according to the technician’s knowledge, abilities, and skills.

Education:
2 year Associates Degree or Vocational Certification, Surgical Tech required.


Licensing & Certifications:
• Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) certification required
• Basic Life Support (BLS) – American Heart Association required

Experience (preferred):
• Minimum of one year perioperative experience, can include military training for surgical technologists and/or operating room technicians

Skills
•    Able to follow general instructions
•    Possess surgical conscience
•    Moves with a sense of urgency
•    Understands basic anatomy/physiology
•    Knowledgeable in infection control practices, 
•    Knowledgeable of AORN and AST recommendations related to practice
•    Anticipates needs of surgeon, team, and patient
•    Self-directed
•    Able to work independently
•    Critical thinking
•    Remain calm under pressure 
•    Strong communication skills
•    Able to handle self in a professional manner
•    Takes direction
•    Basic Windows application computer skills

Working Conditions
Periods of high stress and fluctuating workloads may occur
May be exposed to high noise levels and bright lights
May be exposed to limited hazardous substances or body fluids
May be exposed to human blood and other potentially infectious materials 
May have periods of constant interruptions

Physical Requirements

Lifting/Carrying (0-50 lbs.)   34-66%
Lifting/Carrying (50-100 lbs.)    1-33%
Push/Pull (0-50 lbs.)  34-66%
Push/Pull (50-100 lbs.)   1-33%
Stoop/Kneel   1-33%
Crawling   0%
Climbing    0%
Balance   34-66%
Bending    34-66%
Sitting   1-33%
Walking    1-33%
Standing   67-100%

Additional Physical Requirements/Hazards
Manual dexterity (eye/hand coordination)
Perform shift work
Maneuver weight of patients
Hear alarms/telephone/tape recorder
Reach above shoulder
Repetitive arm/hand movements
Finger Dexterity
Color Vision
Acuity - far
Acuity - near
Depth perception
Use of Latex Gloves
Exposure to toxic/caustic/chemicals/detergents
Exposure to moving mechanical parts
Exposure to x ray/electromagnetic energy
Exposure to high pitched noises
Gaseous risk exposure

Patient Population
Neonates (0-4 weeks)
Infant (1-12 months)
Pediatrics (1-12 years)
Adolescents (13-17 years)
Adults (18-64 years)
Geriatrics (65 years and older)

Mercy Health is an equal opportunity employer.

Many of our opportunities reward* your hard work with:

  • Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans
  • Prescription drug coverage
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Life insurance w/AD&D
  • Employer contributions to retirement savings plan when eligible
  • Paid time off
  • Educational Assistance
  • And much more

*Benefits offerings vary according to employment status

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

24

Work Shift:

Nights

Department:

Labor and Delivery - Springfield

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you’d like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for  Mercy Health – Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours – Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, please email recruitment@mercy.com. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at recruitment@mercy.com

Apply Now
Luis F., RN

I wanted to get into a career where I’m happy to go to work.

Luis F. Registered Nurse
Forbes Best-in-state Employer, Ohio (ranking 29th)

Forbes Best-in-state Employer, Ohio (ranking 29th)

Forbes Best-in-state Employer, Virginia (ranking 80th)

Forbes Best-in-state Employer, Virginia (ranking 80th)

Springbuk- One of the Healthiest Employers in America

Springbuk- One of the Healthiest Employers in America

Seramount – One of the Best Companies for Multicultural Women

Seramount – One of the Best Companies for Multicultural Women

Seramount 100 Best Companies for Working Mothers 2021

Seramount 100 Best Companies for Working Mothers 2021

Seramount Top Company for Executive Women 2021

Seramount Top Company for Executive Women 2021

Forbes Best-in-state Employer, Ohio (ranking 29th)

Forbes Best-in-state Employer, Ohio (ranking 29th)

Forbes Best-in-state Employer, Virginia (ranking 80th)

Forbes Best-in-state Employer, Virginia (ranking 80th)

Springbuk- One of the Healthiest Employers in America

Springbuk- One of the Healthiest Employers in America

Seramount – One of the Best Companies for Multicultural Women

Seramount – One of the Best Companies for Multicultural Women

Seramount 100 Best Companies for Working Mothers 2021

Seramount 100 Best Companies for Working Mothers 2021

Seramount Top Company for Executive Women 2021

Seramount Top Company for Executive Women 2021

Check Out This Location Loctaion icon View Map
Back to top