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St. Lawrence Health System Surgical Tech/LPN in Potsdam, New York

Job Summary

Reports to Director of Perioperative Services through the Operating Room Charge RN. Facilitates the operative or invasive procedure by preparing and providing the required sterile instruments, supplies and equipment. Maintains the sterile field and anticipates and responds to the needs of the surgical team.

Core Responsibilities

  • Promote the mission, vision and values of CPH.

  • Function as a scrub person during operative and invasive procedures by;

  • Assembling supplies and equipment required for the procedure;

  • Preparing and organizing sterile supplies and instruments for the procedure;

  • Performing ACCOUNTING procedures in concert with the RN circulator;

  • Assisting with placement of sterile drapes;

  • Providing instruments and supplies to the surgical team during the procedure;

  • Maintaining an organized sterile field;

  • Ensuring sterility of the field and taking corrective actions as needed;

  • Preparing sterile dressings

    1. Clean and prepare surgical instruments for processing and transport them to the decontamination area

    2. Assist with post procedure cleaning of the operative or invasive procedure room and preparation of room for subsequent patients.

    3. Participate in ongoing educational and competency verification activities applicable to scrub person activities.

    4. Maintain privacy and confidentiality of individuals and health information.


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Location : Name LinkedCanton-Potsdam Hospital

Job LocationsUS-NY-Potsdam



Shift10 Hour

Shift Details10Hr: 7a-5p w-variable hours possible as needed & on-call responsibility

CategoryNon-Licensed Professions

Job Location : Address50 Leroy St.

Required LevelHigh School Diploma or Equivalent

Preferred LevelVocational or Technical Training

Preferred FieldCompletion of an accredited OR tech or LPN course.

Licensure /Certification | BLS | Certified Surgical Technologist or Documentation of hospital based training program or Graduate from an accredited surgical technology program


Date Posted9/16/2020