• Operating Room / Surgical Technician

    Job Locations US-FL-Eglin AFB
    Posted Date 1 month ago(1 month ago)
    Job ID
    2018-2487
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Clinical
  • Overview

    ERP International, LLC (www.erpinternational.com) is currently seeking an Operating Room/Surgical Technician for full-time a position supporting the OR at Eglin AFB, Florida.  Please apply online to learn more about this great opportunity!
     
     
    About ERP International, LLC
    ERP is a nationally respected provider of health, science, and technology solutions supporting clients in the government and commercial sectors. We provide comprehensive enterprise information technology, strategic sourcing, and management solutions to DoD and federal civilian agencies in 40 states. Founded in 2006, ERP is headquartered in Laurel, MD and maintains satellite offices in Montgomery, AL and San Antonio, TX - plus project locations nationwide.
     
    ERP's commitment and dedication to its customers was most recently reflected in an independent Dun and Bradstreet customer satisfaction rating in which ERP earned a customer satisfaction rating of 95 percent. Our exceptional customer rating ranks the company among the top five percent of all companies receiving the Dunn and Bradstreet rating. Washington Technology and Inc. Magazine have both ranked ERP among the fastest growing firms in the nation for 2014.
     
    ERP offers exceptional benefits, including competitive compensation, Medical/Dental/Vision, short and long-term disability, life insurance, paid vacation, paid holidays, a matching 401(k), training and education opportunities, and semi-monthly direct deposit.

    Responsibilities

    Schedule:
    Rotating Shifts are as follows: 
    Day Shift hours are 0645 - 1530, Evening Shift hours are 1400-2245, Night Shift hours are 2245 - 0700.  Weekend Day Shift hours are 0645 to 1900, Weekend Night Shift hours are 1900 - 0645.  Both Weekend Day shift and Weekend Night shift include two, 8- hour day/evening shifts during the week. 
     
    Job Specific Details and Tasks:
     
    • Shall assist the circulating nurse with patient positioning, preparing records, reports, and requests.
    • Shall prepare specimens for transport to the laboratory.
    • Shall perform scrub duties in OR to include but not limited to scrub hands and arms and dons sterile gown and gloves.
    • Shall prepare and maintain sterile instruments, supplies, and equipment of draped tables and stands.
    • Shall count sponges, needles, instruments, and related items with circulating nurse before, during, and after surgical procedures.
    • Shall assist the operative team with applying sterile drapes to the surgical field.
    • Shall pass instruments, sutures, and other supplies to the sterile operative team.
    • Shall anticipate surgeon needs, and provide additional assistance as directed for patient care.
    • Shall care for surgical specimens in the sterile field by cleaning and preparing instruments and reusable supplies for terminal sterilization and decontamination.
    • Shall know  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.
    • Shall possess knowledge in emergency procedures in order to react promptly and appropriately to provide effective care during emergency situations, respiratory or cardiac arrest.
    • Shall have knowledge and skills in cardiopulmonary resuscitation used to initiate resuscitation measures when necessary and assist surgical team in providing support measure.
    • Shall possess ability to acquire  and use basic computer skills  to enter  patient  data and extract  patient's information, from a variety  of sources to include  Composite  Health Care System  (CHCS), Armed Forces Health Longitudinal Technology  Application (ALTHA) and Integrated Clinical Database (ICDB).

    Qualifications

    Minimum Qualifications:
    Education:  Completion of an accredited surgical service and clinical course. Completion of a surgical technologist program recognized and accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP} or the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES}.
    Experience:  The OR/Surg Tech shall have performed primarily as a full-time scrubbing operating room/surgical technician with a minimum of 24 months experience within the past 36 months in a multi-specialty surgical environment which includes Ortho, OB/GYN, and General Surgery.
    Security:  Must be a US Citizen and must be able to pass a government background check.
    License/Certification and Training:  Certification by The National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA) or the National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT} is required.   Must be nationally certified in surgical technologist or Sterile Processing & Distribution (SPD}.
     
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