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Eligible for $20k Sign on! LPN/ Scrub Tech - Atrium Health Cabarrus, Full Time

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$ Sign-On Bonus Eligible
Concord, NC, United States
Job ID: 66494
Job Family: Patient Care Support
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day
Detailed Shift and Schedule: M-F 4 10's 0630-1700 - with some call, weekend, night and holiday rotations
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 11141004830170-Operating Room

Overview

Are you Looking to join a high in-demand job that's right in the middle of the action?  As an LPN/ST, you will begin an apprenticeship that allows you to build on your LPN knowledge base and learn new skills to become an integral part of the surgical team. After completion of this program, you will work alongside skilled surgeons and other members of the perioperative team in a surgical scrub role. 

This position is sign-on bonus eligible! Experienced Surgical Technologists are eligible for a $20,000 sign-on bonus with a one-year commitment. New Graduate and Part Time Surgical Technologists are eligible for a $10,000 sign-on bonus with a one-year commitment.

Job Summary:

Applies advanced surgical technology skills to assist in providing patient care in the surgical suite while maintaining a safe work environment and performing all related job responsibilities. Ensures quality patient care during the operative procedure and is constantly on vigil for maintenance of the sterile field.

Essential Functions:

  • Possesses a thorough knowledge of aseptic technique and its application.
  • Assists in obtaining and organizing supplies and instruments prior, during and after surgical procedure.
  • Assists Registered Nurse circulator in preparation of patient, assembly of supplies, instruments, equipment and proper disposition of all specimens; assists with all aspects of room turnover.
  • Performs duties according to department policy and procedure.
  • Monitors surgical supplies for sterility prior to use and ensures that supplies are used in a judicious manner, charges are documented/submitted accurately and appropriately.
  • Monitors and documents sterilization activities for completion.
  • Attends in-services/staff meetings; exhibits knowledge of current department related issues and participates in Performance Improvement Process.
  • Participates in educational opportunities to increase competency and meet personal needs and goals.
  • Assists in the development of policies, procedures, and standards.
  • May serve as a preceptor and a clinical resource to others.
  • Assists in maintenance and completion of individual specified unit clinical projects as needed

Physical Requirements

  • Works with occasional intermittent noise and exposure to conditions such as dust, fumes, and chemicals. Ability to communication and write. Strenuous physical effort will require walking, stretching, bending, climbing stairs, twisting, and squatting or kneeling while performing tasks. May have lengthy periods of standing.  Requires frequent use of side vision, lifting, pushing, and pulling. Must be able to lift and support the weight of 35 pounds. Use of both hands and all fingers and is required to use hands for gripping, speed work and precision during the operation equipment/instruments and movement/positioning of surgical patients. Vision and hearing for distances of up to twenty 20 feet is required, depth perception and able to distinguish basic colors is required. Ability to work for lengthy, or irregular work hours, rotating shifts, working on hard surfaces, being near moving equipment, changes in temperature, humidity, and exposure to Blood Borne Pathogens.


Education, Training, and Experience:

Graduate from an accredited School of Practical Nursing. Active LPN License and expected to complete an extensive didactic and clinical training in 6 months.  Current Basic Life Support for Healthcare Provider required.