The LVN OR Scrub Tech functions as an assistant, circulator and scrub. The LVN OR Scrub Tech is the nurse who, using the nursing process, designs, coordinates and delivers care to meet the needs of the patient undergoing the operative procedure. The LVN OR Scrub Tech works in collaboration with and at the direction of the surgeon. The LVN OR Scrub assesses plans, intervenes, and evaluates the outcome of the surgical intervention. The LVN OR Scrub addresses physiological, socio-cultural and spiritual responses of the individual undergoing a surgical procedure. Is responsible for safe, effective, and quality patient-family centered care in the operating room and other areas of perioperative services for all patient populations and supports the mission, vision and values of Trinity Mother Frances Hospital and Trinity Clinic. The LVN OR Scrub Tech also provides professional nursing care under the supervision of the surgeon for patients in clinical office setting.
- LVN License
- Vocational/technical school
- 4-5 years operating room experience and scrub first assist experience
- Capable of assisting surgeon in OR procedures (clamp, cut ties)
- 1-2 years physician clinic nursing experience