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Job Description & Requirements
Surgical Technologist - Operating Room - (Surg Tech - OR)
StartDate: ASAP Available Shifts: 8 D/E

A surgical technologist is present within the operation room and provides help to surgeons, nurses, and anesthesiologists. The technologist will hand necessary instruments to the surgeon, so that the surgery can be more easily be performed. It is important to be able to anticipate which devices the surgeon will use, so that no time is lost. Certain equipment may also be monitored by the technologist, such as machinery relating to the observance of vital signs. Set up and maintain surgical field, collaborating with nurses and doctors and assisting where required. • Assemble, transport, and retrieve surgical equipment, ensuring all pieces leave the room. • Keep all needed surgical equipment at the ready, including sterile linens, saline, lights, suction machines, etc. • Inspect, maintain, decontaminate, and repair surgical equipment, keeping inventory records up to date. • Conduct pre- and post-surgery patient care, including shaving, transporting, and applying dressings.

Surgical technologists work under the direction of a team of surgical personnel and assist in surgical operations as needed. Surgical technicians are responsible for preparing the OR, which includes setting up surgical equipment and instruments, as well as passing those instruments to surgeons during the procedure. Settings include: AmbulatoryOROutpatientCVORFirst assistLabor, delivery, recovery & postpartumPediatrics OR

Required Qualifications
Certified
BLS
2 years experience

Facility Location
From the dramatic views of the Franklin Mountains to the breathtaking scenery of the Rio Grande, there is a lot to take in when visiting El Paso. Bordering the Mexican town of Ciudad Juarez, it is possible for travelers to easily visit the two countries all in the same day. A dominant presence in the history of early Americana and a rich cultural heritage give El Paso a distinctive stance amongst the cities of the Southwest.

Job Benefits
Onward Healthcare's travel nursing assignments typically last 13 weeks, and include:



Competitive pay rates and comprehensive benefits


Medical plans with dental and vision


Complimentary, high-quality private housing


401(k) and flex spending options


Life insurance


Accident and short-term disability coverage


Free continuing education (CE) courses


Travel allowances


Guaranteed pay program


Tuition discount program


Referral bonuses




About the Company
Onward Healthcare, an AMN Healthcare company, is a travel nursing company dedicated to moving our nurses careers "onward and upward." Our team of expert recruiters connect clinicians with exclusive travel nursing opportunities at the nation’s top hospitals and healthcare facilities. Onward's nursing assignments are part of a larger, comprehensive RN career development and consultation service. Onward/AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.

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Job Requirements

Please see job description.

Location

El Paso, Texas

Employment Type

Travel

Employer

Onward Healthcare

Date Posted

Nov 17th, 2017

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