UC/Scrub Technician - Labor & Delivery
Company: French Hospital Medical Center
Location: San Luis Obispo
Posted on: April 30, 2020
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.
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
ResponsibilitiesIn 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.
- 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
- Effective verbal and written communication skills in
- Maintains effective working relationships with co-workers and
- Relates with patients/visitors empathetically and
- Reacts calmly and effectively in emergency situations.
- Demonstrates working knowledge of hospital safety policies and
- Ability to follow written and oral instructions in exact
- 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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