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 TECH • YEAR AROUND
Assists with the surgical care of the patient in the operating room. Duties include, but are not exclusive of stocking, pulling cases for the next day, pulling instruments, cleaning OR after cases, replenishing and preparation of surgical supplies, instruments, and equipment. Functions as a member of the surgical team by assisting and anticipating needs of the surgeon. Maintains current education in aseptic technique, routine operating room procedures, and all other duties as assigned.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Scrub person functions with working knowledge of aseptic technique and AORN Standards.
Checks all items for proper packaging, processing, moisture, seal and packaging integrity, sterile indicator if present, and expiration dates.
Maintains sterile integrity of all items and fluids introduced onto the field.
Monitors sterile field for events that may contaminate field and corrective action initiated.
When moving within or around a sterile field does so in a manner to maintain the integrity of the sterile field.
Prior to use, all equipment is visually checked for fraying of cords and plugs or other damage.
When turning on machine, confirms self test pattern as necessary.
Anticipates need for equipment and supplies as evidenced by no delays in procedures.
Knows the order in use of material and supplies.
Reports changes in temperature of room to appropriate person.
Perceptive to patient’s sensory environment.
Monitors, evaluates and revised preference cards.
Contributes to the individualized, ongoing delivery of care with in the scope of practice.
Maintains flexibility and appropriate response to changes in priorities, established plans, goals or time frames.
Supports the decisions and actions of the Manager or Charge Nurse. Respects others.
Participates in departmental QI program including confidential occurrence reporting.
Perform other duties as assigned. Must be HIPAA compliant.
Vail Health Benefits
Be a part of a nonprofit that serves our friends, families and visitors.
Comprehensive health insurance (medical, dental and vision).
Five weeks or more of Paid Time Off (PTO) in year one.
5% retirement match.
Childcare reimbursement ($500 for one child, $1,000 for two or more children).
Tuition reimbursement for continuing education.
Entry-level positions start at $15 per hour and increase with experience.
End-of-season bonuses for seasonal positions.
Vail Health was named in Becker's "150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare".
Preferred, one year of Operating Room experience working as an OR technician in a hospital setting.
Active within the State of Colorado Surgical Technologist Registry
Certification from ASTI (Association of Surgical Technologists, Inc.) preferred. 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
While Vail is recognized world-wide for its year-round recreational activities, Vail Health has over 900 employees and is known for being one of the region's largest employers and a cornerstone of our community.
We are home to:
• Howard Head Sports Medicine, the official medical provider to the US Ski & Snowboarding Team and USA Climbing.
• Shaw Cancer Center is the region's only fully accredited cancer treatment center and comprehensive breast center
At the base of North America's number one ski mountain, Vail Health has been providing care to the local and surrounding communities since 1965
• Internationally known orthopaedic and sports therapy practices
• Emergency and trauma services in three convenient locations throughout the Valley
• Highly accredited regional cancer care
• A birthing center that performs an average of 600 deliveries/year
• Elite surgical services
• And more