Surgical Scrub Technician


Operating Room

0630-1900; Full Time

Standard Hours/Week:

General Description:
Under the general supervision of the Perioperative Services Manager and under the direct supervision of the Surgery Clinical Coordinator and the OR Registered Nurse, the Surgical Scrub Technician provides support and assistance in the care of the patient undergoing invasive and other surgical procedures and in the preparation of supplies and the Operating Room for procedures. The position shall exemplify the desired Culture of Choice® and philosophies of Parrish Healthcare.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Functions as a member of the surgical team for invasive and non-invasive procedures, maintains the integrity of the sterile field, provides for safe handling and labeling of medications and other solutions, monitors the field to provide for completion of accurate needle, sponge and instrument counts
  • Assembles and opens supplies and equipment, prepares the OR suite for invasive and non-invasive procedures and anticipates variations of case specific supply needs. Provides for safe handling of equipment/instruments to minimize damage.
  • Provides for timely room turnover, including cleansing of the surgical site, application of dressings, instrument breakdown and room decontamination.
  • Performs assist circulating duties, positions patients, assists anesthesiologist, transports patients and other direct patient care as appropriate.
  • Participates as a member of the emergency surgical team and responds to emergency call within 20 minutes from notification.
  • Maintains accuracy of specialty instrument sets, restocks specialty carts and provides for updates of physician preference cards.
  • Maintains safe handling of equipment to prevent damage and loss. Mark and reports broken/damaged instrument for replacement.
  • Participates in preparations for cases, including pulling supplies and specialty equipment.
  • Demonstrates a full knowledge of surgical procedures and functions as a member of specialty team.
  • Participates in Quality Monitoring/Performance Improvement.
  • Performs similar or related duties as assigned.
  • Knows fire, disaster and safety procedures and regulations as it pertains to the work area.


Formal Education:
  • Vocational or other technical school, certification, licensure, training or apprenticeship in a healthcare related field required beyond high school.

Work Experience:
  • 1 year to < 2 years.

Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations:
  • Non-Certified Surgical Technologist (Must obtain Certification within 1 year of employment), or Certified Surgical Technologist, or State of Florida Licensed Emergency Medical Technician, or State of Florida Licensed Paramedic, or State of Florida Licensed Practical Nurse or other technical school, certification, licensure, training or apprenticeship in a healthcare related field required beyond high school.
  • RQI Responder training (within 90 days of employment).

Parrish Healthcare is a caring community of healthcare professionals passionate about excellence and fulfilling our mission of providing Healing Experiences For Everyone All The Time®.

Parrish Healthcare has a Culture of Choice®. This means a we have a healing work environment that empowers people to aspire to be their very best. We partner passionate, talented and skilled people in the right role with the right resources. We provide a clear and strategic direction to achieve superior results on behalf of the communities we serve.