FSR (Federal Staffing Resources)
  • Colorado Springs, CO, USA
  • Full Time

 

Orthopedic Surgery Technician job in Colorado Springs, CO. 

The Orthopedic Surgery Technician 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)

Orthopedic Surgery Technician Job Overview

  • Flexibility to work at different Orthopedic locations in the greater Colorado Springs area 
  • Provide support for surgical procedures ranging from routine orthopedic to complicated/trauma cases. 
  • Exercise the universal precautions set forth by the Centers for Disease Control when providing direct patient care and/or indirect patient care involving possible exposure to contaminated items.
  • Transport patients to the Operating Room (OR) assuring safe transportation of the patient.
  • Screen patients prior to transport for drug allergies and sensitivities. 
  • Ensure preoperative medication has been given, and that jewelry, dentures and any prosthetic devices have been removed.
  • Check patient chart and identification band for completeness and comfort patients fearing surgery.
  • Position or assist in positioning patients and draping the patients for the specific procedures
  • Follow preoperative nursing care plan in preparing patients in the OR, required to shave/prep operative sites/areas.
  • Select, assemble and organize required supplies, equipment and instruments for specific surgical procedures in accordance with operative work sheets, physician preference cards and/or conferring with physician or nurse in charge of surgical procedure(s).
  • Hand instruments correctly in the position of use to the surgeon during the procedure, anticipating the surgeon's needs.
  • Maintain alertness for complications developing during surgery such as hemorrhage, shock and cardiac arrest and immediately supply instruments, drugs and supplies to correct the conditions.
  • Perform sponge, instrument and sharp counts, and notify physician of any discrepancies; measure blood and fluid loss.
  • Assist with application of dressing.
  • Obtain sterile supplies, suture materials, instruments, equipment, linens, etc., from MTF Medical Logistics Office, for the surgical procedures in accordance with and reference to the work sheets and physician preference cards and/or conferring with physician or nurse in charge of surgical procedure (s), open instruments sets.  Pour solutions using aseptic technique.  Set up and adjust equipment such as electric coagulator, electric bone saw and drill.  Operate microscopes, air power drills, defibrillators and resuscitators.  Make suction connections and adjust operating lights.
  • Obtain supplies needed during surgery such as blood, drugs (under registered nurse supervision), solutions, instruments and additional sterile supplies.
  • Prepare specimens for laboratory; properly label specimens, record information in specimen book and take specimens to the laboratory.
  • Be responsible for aseptic technique maintenance during the process of preparing for and assisting in the surgical procedure.
  • Clean operating room before, during and after surgery; remove and dispose of soiled and/or contaminated materials

 

Orthopedic Surgery Technician Job Qualifications:

 

  • Read, understand, speak, and write English well enough to effectively communicate with all patients and other health care providers
  • United States citizen
  • High school degree or GED equivalent
  • Orthopedic Surgical Technicians must have graduated from an approved Surgical Technology accredited program approved by a national recognized accreditation program.
  • Certification from the Liaison Council on Certification for the Surgical Technologist (LCC-ST) as a Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) and/or The National Board of Certification of Orthopedic Technologists (OTC) is preferred. 
  • BLS
  • At least one year of experience, in the last 2 years, working as an Orthopedic Surgical Technician. 

 

 Position contingent on contract award beginning 1/2019.

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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