UnityPoint Health Second Scrub – Non Certified Surgical Technologist in Muscatine, Iowa

Provides basic scrub skills in the Surgery Dept. under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse and assists with meeting the intraoperative needs of the patient.

UnityPoint Health - Trinity, in the Quad Cities, is a regional integrated health care delivery system including four full-service hospitals in Rock Island and Moline, Illinois and Bettendorf and Muscatine, Iowa with a total of 584 licensed inpatient beds. Trinity’s hospitals, clinics, home health care agency, mental health center, health sciences college and residency program employ more than 3,000 employees. Together, we are working toward physician-driven, patient-centered care to achieve our vision of delivering the best outcome for every patient, every time.

The Quad Cities is a connected, creative and prosperous bi-state community on the banks of the mighty Mississippi River. The region is made up of Davenport and Bettendorf in Iowa - Moline, East Moline, and Rock island in Illinois - and other surrounding communities. The Quad Cities is a great place to live and work. It offers something for everyone including arts and culture, amazing festivals and events, innovative and superior schools and universities, and quality healthcare. The Quad Cities is a premier destination for young professionals and families and sits only hours away from Chicago, St. Louis, and Des Moines.

Essential Functions/Responsibilities: Essential functions are the duties and responsibilities that are essential to the position. Able to receive assignments and acquire the necessary information to begin the assigned duties presented to them by the Registered Nurse/Preceptor. Demonstrate competence in the skills necessary to recognize and respond to the patient’s physical, mental, emotional and developmental needs as deemed necessary in relation to the patient populations served.

Clinical Care Support:

  • Contributes toward the accomplishment of patient goals by providing care and carrying out functions as assigned by the Registered Nurse. Provides for the intraoperative needs of a patient by performing the role of Second Scrub under the direction of the RN or Preceptor.

Technical Care Support:

  • Maintains the sterile field throughout the operative procedure and assists the Surgical Technologist and Surgeon appropriately during a procedure. Assists the Surgical Team in preparing the operating suite for consecutive cases and assists with the turnover of the room.

Departmental Support:

  • Cleans up the instruments and disposables appropriately following all established guidelines. Transfers instruments to and from Central Service following established hospital policy.

Basic UPH Performance Criteria:

  • Demonstrates the UnityPoint Health Values and Standards of Behaviors as well as adheres to policies and procedures and safety guidelines.

  • Demonstrates ability to meet business needs of department with regular, reliable attendance.

  • Employee maintains current licenses and/or certifications required for the position.

  • Practices and reflects knowledge of HIPAA, TJC, DNV, OSHA and other federal/state regulatory agencies guiding healthcare.

  • Completes all annual education and competency requirements within the calendar year.

  • Is knowledgeable of hospital and department compliance requirements for federally funded healthcare programs (e.g. Medicare and Medicaid) regarding fraud, waste and abuse. Brings any questions or concerns regarding compliance to the immediate attention of hospital administrative staff. Takes appropriate action on concerns reported by department staff related to compliance.

Education: Satisfactory Completion of the Surgical Technology Fundamentals class from an approved Surgical Technology Program as verified by a letter from the Program Director.

Experience: Will receive on the job training in specific duties and procedures.

License(s)/Certification(s): CPR certification is required.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Enrolled in a Surgical Technologist program.

Other: Use of usual and customary equipment used to perform essential functions of the position.

Requisition ID: 2018-54259

Street: 1518 Mulberry Ave

Name: 6110 UnityPoint Health Muscatine Trinity

Name: Operating Room

FTE (Numeric Only; Ex. 0.01): 0.01

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Scheduled Hours/Shift: 1st Shift, Hours Vary, Muscatine Campus

External Company URL: http://www.unitypoint.org