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• Starts Jul 14

Surgical Scrub LPN Program

💼 Graduate Job


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  • You need a LPN diploma, active license, ability to communicate in English, understand medical terminology, use computers, and interact effectively with patients and staff.
  • You will provide aseptic, safe surgical environment, assist surgical team, prepare instruments, handle specimens, and ensure equipment is functioning properly. Participate in teaching and uphold hospital standards for optimum patient care.

Graduate Job



  • As a member of the surgical team, the Licensed Professional Nurse, fulfilling the scrub role, provides patient care during surgical procedures by providing an aseptic and safe environment. Duties include prepping and sterilizing rooms for surgery, transporting, passing instruments and providing assistance to surgeons, anesthesiologists, registered nurses and other staff during surgery. Uses technical and aseptic techniques to ensure methodology is in compliance with established sterile standards and procedures of maintaining a sterile field an handles the instruments, supplies, and equipment necessary during surgical procedures.


  • Technical School Diploma LPN Program
  • Certificates, licenses, registrations required:
  • Active LPN Licensure
  • Experience:
  • No previous experience necessary.
  • Knowledge, skills & abilities (ksa):
  • Ability to effectively speak read and write English
  • Ability to accurately interpret and use medical terminology and abbreviations
  • Computer proficiency to access and enter computerized data/information.
  • Effective interpersonal skills to interact appropriately with patients, families, physicians and other hospital staff.
  • Organizational skills to effectively set priorities and efficiently complete assigned work

Area of Responsibilities



  • Provides an aseptic, safe, appropriately equipped and functional surgical environment. Duties include, but are not limited to:
  • Operating room:
  • Checks supplies/instrumentation and equipment needed for surgical procedures and ensures they are working properly.
  • Opens sterile supplies and sets up the table for each surgical procedure.
  • Directly assists the surgical team during surgical procedures, passing instruments and supplies as needed.
  • Accountable for proper surgical instrument preparation, function, storage, and repair.
  • Performs appropriate surgical counts according to facility policy.
  • Organizes and audits case carts for current and upcoming cases according to the preference card.
  • Works in collaboration with the operating room circulator prior to surgical procedure by preparing the operating room, gathering supplies, instruments, and equipment.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of the function/use of sterilization equipment. Properly identifies when instrumentation is sterile and ensures proper process is followed when instrumentation is not properly sterilized or becomes contaminated.
  • Handles, labels, and transports specimens properly.
  • Performs in-between case cleaning turnover of the operating room. Promotes department/program and hospital’s mission, by including the following:
  • Conforms to hospital standards of performance and conduct, including those pertaining to patient rights, so that the best possible customer service and patient care may be provided.
  • Utilizes hospital’s behavioral standards as the basis for decision making and to support the department’s and the hospital’s goals.
  • Follows established hospital infection control and safety procedures.
  • Participates in teaching and precepting of various types of students and new employees.
  • Performs other duties as needed


Work type

Full time

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Start date

Jul 14, 2024