Surgical Scrub Tech/ Cardivascular Operating Room

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Date posted: 02/12/2020

job description

  Surgical Scrub Tech, Operating Room, Full-Time job, Days, Albuquerque, NM

We are looking for a Surgical Scrub Tech to join our Surgical team in Albuquerque, NM.

  This full-time job is located at     Heart Hospital of New Mexico at Lovelace Medical Center is New Mexico’s only hospital dedicated exclusively to cardiovascular care, including the State’s only facility to do left ventricular assist device (LVAD) implant, and a cutting-edge hybrid operating room where surgeons can perform advanced surgical services for Cardiovascular patients.

Surgical Scrub Tech Job Responsibilities:

  • Assists surgeons with surgical procedures within the operating room under the direct supervision of a registered nurse to include conveying sterile instruments and supplies used in basic to complex surgical procedures. 
  •   Demonstrates expert knowledge of sterile techniques, instrumentation, equipment, and sterile field setup including sterilization methods. 
  •   Ensures accurate count of sponges, needles, and instruments used in all procedures at all times. 

Surgical Scrub Tech Education and Experience Job Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent
  • Graduate of accredited Surgical Technology program or clinical-based program
  • Desired: Certified OR Tech
  •   Six (6) months experience in an operating room or ambulatory surgery unit  
  •   Current BLS  
  •   Training in Anatomy and Physiology
  •   Training in sterile techniques and medical terminology
  •   Knowledge in instrumentation and medical equipment
  • Excellent Critical thinking skills
  • Communicates effectively both orally and in writing.

Why Lovelace?

  • American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline Heart Attack Receiving Center Accreditation

  • Chest Pain Center Accreditation by Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care

  • American College of Cardiology’s NCDR ACTION Registry- GWTG Silver Performance Award

  • Hybrid room finalist for NAIOP Awards of Excellence


Lovelace is a drug-free employer with smoke free campuses.




job facility

Cardiovascular Operating Room - Heart Hospital of New Mexico at Lovelace Medical Center

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