FSR (Federal Staffing Resources)
  • Nellis AFB, NV, USA
  • Full Time

Surgical Technologist job in north Las Vegas, Nevada. 

 

The Surgical Technologist job is within the military medical system and is a civilian position. Civilian and military personnel work together in the extensive military medical system. The hospitals and medical clinics provide services to the active duty military service members, military retirees, and their families and provide a full range of medical services. 

Our employees are our best assets! Come join our team of healthcare professionals where you are valued.

  • Fantastic PTO accrual rate
  • Competitive Compensation
  • Benefit Package (health, dental, and vision plans)
  • Dedication Program Manager to support your employment

 

Surgical Technologist Job Overview:

  • Participates in activities related to the OR and Sterile Processing & Distribution. 
  • Provides surgical patient care activities. 
  • Transports patients, and related records to and from the OR and recovery room. 
  • Assists nursing staff with preoperative patient preparation activities. 
  • Helps with routing medical materiel management activities. 
  • Accomplishes routine safety checks and operator preventive maintenance on fixed and moveable medical equipment and fixtures. 
  • Performs routine and specialized housekeeping activities.
  • Prepares OR for surgery by setting up and opening sterile supplies and instruments. 
  • Assists anesthesia personnel with patient positioning and anesthesia administration. 
  • Applies principles of asepsis, infection control, and medical ethics. 
  • Assists with terminal cleanup of OR and prepares for follow-up procedures. 
  • Receives, decontaminates, and cleans soiled patient care items. 
  • Assembles, wraps, and sterilizes instrument sets, supplies, and linen packs. Stores, maintains, and distributes sterile patient care items. 
  • Assists the circulating nurse with preparing records, reports, and requests. Prepares specimens for transport to the laboratory. 
  • Performs scrub duties in the Operating Room. Scrubs hands and arms and dons sterile gown and gloves. Prepares and maintains sterile instruments, supplies, and equipment of draped tables and stands. Counts sponges, needles, instruments, and related items with circulating nurse before, during, and after surgical procedures. Assists the operative team with applying sterile drapes to the surgical field. Passes instruments, sutures, and other supplies to the sterile operative team. Anticipates surgeons needs, and provides additional assistance as directed. Cares for surgical specimens on the sterile field. Cleans and prepares instruments and reusable supplies for terminal sterilization and decontamination. 
  • Performs recovery room or basic nursing duties. Assists surgeon and nursing staff with monitoring and recording vital signs. Administers oxygen, helps arouse patient, and carries out surgeon's post-operative orders. Assists with identifying and managing of postoperative complications. 
  • Performs general clinic functions. Prepares patients, instruments, supplies, and equipment for specialized procedures in the OR and specialty clinics. Assists specialty surgeon during surgical and diagnostic procedures. Assembles, operates, and maintains diagnostic and therapeutic equipment. Orders diagnostic laboratory and radiographic procedures as directed. Performs activities unique to specific surgical clinics. 

Surgical Technologist Job Qualifications:

  • Certificate
  • Graduate from Surgical Technology program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)

or

  • Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES)

or

  • completion of a formal training program provided by any branch of the U.S. Armed Forces (Army, Navy, Air Force) for surgical technicians, surgical technologists or operating room technicians. 

 

  • Certified as a Surgical Technologist (CST) from The National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA)

or

  • Certified as a Tech-in-Surgery (TS-C) from the National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT)

or

  • Possess a Military Occupational Specialty (MOS) certification as a surgical technician and/or operating room technician. 

 

  • One year of experience as a Surgical Technician or Operating Room Technician after graduation
  • Must be knowledgeable in fundamentals of anatomy and physiology; principles of asepsis and sterile techniques; preparing and storing surgical sets and packs, surgical instrumentation, and equipment; OR and anesthesia procedures; pathology as it applies to specimen care and handling; basic microbiology and infection control principles; basic surgical pharmacology; sterilizing and disinfecting procedures; surgical and anesthesia complications and their treatment; hospital and OR environmental hazards and safety procedures; handling and storage of compressed gases; basic medical material procedures; basic medical administrations procedures; legal aspects of preoperative care and medical ethics; roles and qualifications of surgical team members; and basic clinical functions. 

 

 

 

 Position contingent on contract award. Incumbents HIGHLY encourage to contact us! Come join our team of healthcare professionals! 

 


www.FSRpeople.com

FSR provides healthcare professionals to government healthcare facilities supporting active military service members, retirees, and their families nationwide. Since 2004, FSR has matched talented individuals to organizations to create mutually beneficial, sustainable partnerships. FSR is a well-established, award winning organization built with committed professionals who have a unified vision of helping others to succeed and thrive.

We invite you to join our team and grow with us!

FSR is a woman-owned, minority, small business based out of Maryland.

 

Federal Staffing Resources dba FSR is an Equal Opportunity Employer: disability/veteran/military spouse

This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.

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