Discover the lifestyle change and the career that you have been dreaming of in the heart of the Colorado Rocky Mountains. We invite you to explore our unique opportunities which provide the added benefit of unparalleled quality of life. We are located just 1 1/2 hours West of Denver and nestled at the base of our world-class ski resort. If you crave adventure and a four seasons playground, you’ll find it in Vail, Colorado.
OR TECHS • YEAR AROUND
Assists during surgical procedures by ensuring and maintaining the integrity of a sterile surgical field and providing instrumentation as needed to the surgical team. Participates in unit activities that assure high levels of quality related to patient care. Functions under the direction of a Registered Nurse.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Possesses expertise in the theory and application of sterile and aseptic technique and combines the knowledge of human anatomy, surgical procedures, and implementation of tools and technologies in performance of invasive therapeutic and diagnostic procedures. Functions with working knowledge of AORN standards.
Maintains and checks all items for proper packaging, processing, moisture, seal and packaging integrity, sterile indicator if present, and expiration dates. Ensures that the operating room environment is safe, that equipment functions properly and the operative procedure is conducted under conditions that maximize patient safety.
Monitors sterile field for events that may contaminate, interfere, or alter field and initiates or notifies of need for corrective action under supervision.
Working towards competency or competent with Tier 1 surgical cases
Maintains flexibility while contributing to the individualized, ongoing delivery of care within the scope of practice.
Models effective, timely communication with the perioperative team with full participation in Time Out Process to include Briefings and Debriefings.
Assists team in patient transports, room turnovers, and room preparation.
Models professional behavior to include maintaining currency in new technologies and procedures, including instrumentation and equipment.
Cleans and prepares instruments for terminal sterilization.
Role models the principals of a Just Culture.
Perform other duties as assigned. Must be HIPAA compliant.
Completion of a Certified Surgical Technologist program and/or Licensed Surgical Technologist
Licensed as a Surgical Technologist in the state of Colorado required.
Basic Life Support (BLS) by American Heart Association.
Computer / Typing:
Must possess, or be able to obtain within 90 days, the computers skills necessary to complete online learning requirements for job-specific competencies, access online forms and policies, complete online benefits enrollment, etc.
Must have working knowledge of the English language, including reading, writing, and speaking English.
Internal Number: ORT
About Vail Health
Discover the lifestyle change and the career that you have been dreaming of in the heart of the Colorado Rocky Mountains. We invite you to explore our unique opportunities which provide the added benefit of unparalleled quality of life. We are located just 1 1/2 hours West of Denver and nestled at the base of our world-class ski resort. If you crave adventure and a four seasons playground, you'll find it in Vail, Colorado.