SDMS's core purpose is to enhance the art and science of medicine by advancing medical sonography. As an SDMS member you will join an exclusive network of over 28,000 sonographers and sonography students.
Formed in 2009, the SDMS Foundation is a nonprofit charitable organization affiliated with the SDMS. The SDMS Foundation fosters professional learning and excellence by working to improve the field of diagnostic medical sonography.
One of the nation's largest and most respected hospital companies, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS)* has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Steadily growing from a startup to an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, UHS today has annual revenue nearing $10 billion. In 2017, UHS was recognized as one of the World's Most Admired Companies by Fortune; ranked #276 on the Fortune 500, and listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of America's Top 500 Public Companies.
Our operating philosophy is as effective today as it was 40 years ago: Build or acquire high quality hospitals in rapidly growing markets, invest in the people and equipment needed to allow each facility to thrive, and become the leading healthcare provider in each community we serve.
Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has more than 81,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates more than 320 acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom.
Mission Statement: To provide superior quality healthcare services that: PATIENTS recommend to family and friends, PHYSICIANS prefer for their patients, PURCHASERS select for their clients, EMPLOYEES are proud of, and INVESTORS seek for long-term returns.
Aiken Regional Medical Centers
Aiken Regional Medical Centers, located in Aiken, South Carolina, is a 259-bed acute care facility providing quality healthcare to the residents of Aiken and surrounding communities. Aiken Regional Medical Centers has been ranked a top hospital in South Carolina by the Carolina Center for Medical Excellence for its treatment of heart attack, heart failure and pneumonia. Services provided at the hospital include emergency medical care, orthopedic surgeries, maternity, and behavioral health services.
OR Scrub Technician
Provides patient care by scrubbing surgical cases. Assists with and provides appropriate supplies and equipment. Performs a variety of non-nursing functions.
Actively participates in Universal Protocol and "Time-Out'
Adheres to principles of asepsis
Maintains a sterile field
Provides appropriate and properly functioning equipment and supplies.
Prioritizes room set-up.
Counts on all surgical procedures in accordance with policy.
Adheres to surgical dress code.
Ensures compliance with sterilization processes.
Demonstrates care and handling of instruments/equipment according to manufacturer's recommendations and departmental policies.
Demonstrates care, handling, cleaning, and processing of endoscopes.
Performs surgical scrub in accordance of policy and recommended standards.
Demonstrates knowledge endoscopic procedures.
Demonstrates knowledge of pacemaker implantation procedures.
Demonstrates knowledge of orthopedic procedures.
Demonstrates knowledge of urological procedures.
Demonstrates knowledge of gynecological procedures.
Demonstrates knowledge of ophthalmology procedures.
Demonstrates knowledge of ear, nose and throat procedures.
Demonstrates knowledge of general surgical procedures.
Demonstrates knowledge vascular procedures.
Demonstrates competency in operating transport equipment (stretchers, beds, oxygen takes, etc.).
Adheres to laser safety measures.
Adheres to standard precautions.
Identifies, transfers and labels all solutions/medications on the surgical field, but does not administer medications
Follows, updates surgeon preference card.
Maintains certification and/or education as mandated by South Carolina law.
Completes all Hospital and department assigned education as assigned.