Surgical Technologist - Urology

Nellis AFB, Nevada
May 23, 2023
Jun 22, 2023
Full Time

ERP International is seeking a full time Surgical Technologist to support the Urology department at the Mike O'Callaghan Military Medical Center at Nellis AFB, Las Vegas, NV. Apply online today and discover more about this outstanding employment opportunity.

Be the Best! Join our team of exceptional health care professionals across the nation. Come discover the immense pride and job satisfaction ERP Employees experience in providing care for our Military Members, their Families and Retired Military Veterans! ERP International is honored to have been named one of The Washington Post's 2020 Top Workplaces!

* Excellent Compensation & Exceptional Comprehensive Benefits!
* Paid Vacation, Paid Sick Time, Paid Federal Holidays!

* Medical/Dental/Vision, LTD/STD/Life, and Health Savings Account available!

* Annual CME Stipend and License/Certification Reimbursement!

* Matching 401K!

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 is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Disability and Veteran.


Work Schedule:

Normal schedule is Monday - Friday, 7:30am to 4:30pm, including a one-hour lunch

Schedule may extend up to 12 hours, but will not exceed 40 hours per week

No Call, No Weekends, No Holidays!

Job Specific Duties: The type of work may include, but is not limited to, the following:

• Provides surgical patient care activities.
• Performs surgical tasks.
• Helps with routing medical materiel management activities.
• Accomplishes routine safety checks and operator preventivemaintenance on fixed and moveable medical equipment and fixtures.
• Performs routine and specialized housekeeping activities.
• Able to perform uroflow and post-void residual testing in conjunction with physician.
• Performs catheterization and irrigation of bladders of patients using aseptic techniques following a separate set of instructions for each treatment; inserts and drains indwelling catheters, establishing tidal drainage by inserting catheter, connecting tubing and securing tubing
at the proper level; irrigates suprapubic catheters.
• Operates the Urodynamic Monitoring equipment.
• Prepares and administers prescribed medications by intramuscular injection such as antibiotics, hormones and antiantrogens under the supervision of the physician and clinic RN.
• Records on patients record medication, route, dose, and any problems.
• Able to administer intravesical chemotherapy.
• Performs recovery room or basic nursing duties. Assists surgeon and nursing staff with monitoring and recording vital signs. Administers oxygen, helps arouse patient, and carries out surgeon's post-operative orders. Assists with identifying and managing postoperative complications.
• Performs general clinic functions.
• Prepares patients, instruments, supplies, and equipment for specialized procedures in the OR and specialty clinics.
• Assists specialty surgeon during surgical and diagnostic procedures. Assembles, operates, and maintains diagnostic and therapeutic equipment.
• Orders diagnostic laboratory and radiographic procedures as directed.
• Performs administrative activities unique to specific urology clinic.
• Operates computer systems for scheduling patient appointments, obtaining radiological and laboratory results or other items associated with patient care.
• Provides patient/parent education as requested.
• Performs or assists with the performance of specialized urology teaching.


Minimum Qualifications:

* Education: Must have knowledge of anatomy and physiology to include the location, appearance, and function of various major systems, especially the urinary, digestive, and respiratory systems in order to interpret the examination request accurately; functioning and interrelationship of the various organs appearing on the film and the various stages of the examination to judge the acceptability of the radiograph for diagnostic use; radiation protection standards, devices and techniques, including concepts of accumulated dosage and genetic changes; effects of radiation on living organisms, and the effects of X-ray technique on patient and operator exposure in order to assure that adequate safeguards are maintained; recognition when changes of equipment or procedures might result in increased exposures and recommend methods to prevent such exposure; and in the positioning of patients for a wide variety of difficult radiographic examinations, such as cystograms and excretory urograms.

* Experience: Minimum 1 year experience within the past 3 years as a surgical service technician.

* Licensure/Registration: 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).

* Life Support Certification: Possess a current AHA or ARC BLS Healthcare Provider certification.

* Security: Must possess ability to pass a Government background check/security clearance

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