HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Operating Room (OR) Scrub Technician in Blacksburg, Virginia

LewisGale Hospital Montgomery (LGHM) is located in the beautiful mountainous region of Virginia. Montgomery is located in the backyard of the Virginia Tech University campus. LGHM is a HCA (Hospital Corporation of America) hospital and are considered a 146-bed acute care facility. Most importantly, we hold a distinction for being a Magnet Facility and are recognized by the Joint Commission as a Top Performer . Consider being a part of making a difference in our community by joining our facility!


  1. Scrubs cases as it relates to the unit scope of care. Demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary to provide age appropriate care. Demonstrates the ability to prepare and drape the operative area, pass instruments, sutures, supplies and instrumentation in a sterile and safe manner.

  2. Share responsibility with the Registered Nurse for the appropriate and complete set up of room and equipment prior to the surgical procedure. Checking of equipment and instruments to assure proper functionality prior to use. Demonstrates leadership skills by precepting staff and new employees

    1. Exercises sound judgement and decision-making skills on behalf of patient, self, and peers to assure safety in the work environment. Complies with hospital and regulatory requirements by active participation in the time out, conducting accurate and thorough counts, maintains sterility of the surgical field, appropriate labeling of all medications and fluids on sterile field, and accurate handling of surgical specimens.
  3. Communicates effectively with staffs, peers, physicians, patients, families, and other departments. Reports breaks in aseptic technique to the appropriate team member, maintains professional boundaries and patient confidentiality, and demonstrates awareness of communication in the surgical environment.

    1. Organizes work to complete duties efficiently and effectively. Maintains orderliness of work area, participates in the preparation and turnover of the operating room. Assists in the breakdown of the OR room, containment and removal of contaminated instruments and supplies, removal of equipment, cleaning and restocking of room.

      1. Pursues opportunities to enhance personal and/or professional growth. Obtains professional certification as a surgical technician.

    EXPERIENCE Required – None Preferred – Work related experience

    EDUCATION Required - Graduate from an accredited school of Operating Room Technology, a School of Practical Nursing or equivalent. Will consider combination of education (High School Diploma or GED) and comparable experience in a surgical setting.

    Preferred - Certified Surgical Tech

    Required – BLS within 90 days of employment, ACLS if administering moderate sedation.

Job: *Nursing Support

Title: Operating Room (OR) Scrub Technician

Location: Virginia-Blacksburg-LewisGale Hospital-Montgomery

Requisition ID: 00033-18829