Surgical Technologist - Operating Room - (Surg Tech - OR)

Job ID: 360119
Job Title: Surgical Technologist - Operating Room - (Surg Tech - OR)
Shift: Call for details
Duration: Full-time
Pay Rate: Call for details
Company: AMN Nursing Jobs
Contact Info: Jason Nelson;; 888-609-5258

Job Description & Requirements

Job Description & Requirements
Surgical Technologist - Operating Room - (Surg Tech - OR)
Start Date: ASAP
Work among the best. We are a top 25 employer in the metro area offering a wide array of career opportunities within our organization. We have a leading reputation for patient care, medical education, research, and community service. We value and respect the talented, committed, and diverse people who make up our hospital; they are our most important strength. The hospital offers very competitive wages and an outstanding benefit package. Responsibilities: - Following department standards, maintains asepsis, positioning, prepping and draping, needle, sponge and instrument count, specimen care and dressing application. - Prepares instruments and supplies for sterilization; cleans and decontaminates instruments; assists in cleaning/preparing OR suite for next case. - Safely provides appropriate instrumentation to surgeon. - Provides psychological and physical comfort measures to patient and identifies changes in condition and reports to RN/Charge Nurse. - Adheres to all aspects of the OR Surgical Attire policy. - Prepares for surgical cases by checking accuracy of case pulled including, but not limited to, instruments and supplies. - Correctly labels all solutions and medications, including concentration, on the sterile field, including bulb syringes/aseptos and syringes. - Maintains highest standard of the sterile technique, keeping instruments clean and ready for use by the surgeon. - Actively participates in the Surgical Safety Checklist, including the surgical site and patient verification. - Additional duties: Assists in maintaining normothermia; assists with patient transfer to the OR table and safe positioning, utilizing appropriate equipment and principles to avoid patient injury.

Required Qualifications

- High School Diploma or equivalent required - Certificate or Associate's Surgical Tech degree required - BLS Certification required - Voluntary certification available through the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting and the National Center for Competency Testing - Minimum of 1 year of experience as a Surgical Technologist may be substituted for the professional education requirement - Ability to understand, speak, read and write English

Preferred Qualifications

See Required

Facility Location

Located at the junction of the Missouri and Kansas rivers, Kansas City is a bustling metropolitan area coupled with unique Midwest hospitality and charm. This city is home to the Kansas Speedway — a world-class racing venue, as well as a major league soccer team. In addition to a dedicated sports culture, you’ll also find world-class shopping, dining, and other attractions that appeal to all ages.

Job Benefits

AMN Nursing Jobs positions offer a wide range of benefits that typically include Full Medical, Dental, Prescription, Vision, Tuition Reimbursement, PTO, Flex Spending as well as generous Compensation packages and differentials.

About the Company

AMN Nursing Jobs offers you access to the largest nationwide network of permanent  jobs in the healthcare industry including clinical, non clinical and leadership positions through one of the most well-known and longest standing staffing companies in the industry. We connect you with some of the most reputable healthcare facilities in the country seeking high quality professionals to help meet their recruitment needs. We provide you a wide range of clinical settings and locations to choose from when you are seeking new opportunities. Our recruiters take pride in becoming your career advocate and personally helping you make the transition into a new job or even a new location easy and achievable! No matter what the reason, whether it is increased compensation, career growth or as simple as wanting a change of scenery, AMN perm Jobs partners with you to reach your personal goals! AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.  We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.

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