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    Summary

    The Baltimore VA Medical Center is the acute medical and surgical care facility for the VA Maryland Health Care System and offers a full range of inpatient, outpatient and primary care services.

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    Responsibilities

    The Operating Room Surgical Scrub Technician (ST) is a member of the surgical team and provides assistance to the surgeon and other team members during surgical procedures.
    The Scrub Technician functions as the primary scrub person responsible for the handling of
    instruments, supplies and equipment during all surgical procedures such as, thoracic, vascular,
    neurosurgery, orthopedic, ophthalmology, gynecology, otolaryngology, plastic surgery, urology, dental surgery and a full range of general surgery, minimally invasive procedures and laparoscopic cases. The ST must possess knowledge of highly technical medical instruments and equipment, human anatomy, sterile technique to prepare and protect the sterile field during surgery, proper cleaning techniques and the handling of contaminated items, and the ability to anticipate the needs of the surgical team in order to prepare for the procedure with speed and accuracy. The ST must possess effective communication skills in order to interact with physicians, coworkers, patients, patient's families, manufacturer representatives, and other medical center personnel.

    Work Schedule: Rotation of day and evening shifts with on-call evenings, weekends and holidays.
    Telework: Not Available
    Virtual: This is not a virtual position.
    Position Description/PD#: Surgical Technician/PD13022-A
    Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized
    Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for possible training purposes for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    7

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/539939800. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.