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Surgical Tech- Orthopedics

Action Staffing Solutions Colorado Springs, CO

  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description
If you are a Surgical Technician- Orthopedics in the Colorado Springs area, you could be exactly what we are looking for. Currently, we are hiring for positions that will be starting in the near future. This position will be working in a government setting dealing primarily with military members and their families. 
The duties include but are not limited to the following:
  • Provide support for surgical procedures ranging from routine orthopedic to complicated/trauma cases. Exercise the universal precautions set forth by the Centers for Disease Control when providing direct patient care and/or indirect patient care involving possible exposure to contaminated items. 
  • Transport patients to the Operating Room (OR) assuring safe transportation of the patient. Screen patients prior to transport for drug allergies and sensitivities. Ensure preoperative medication has been given, and that jewelry, dentures and any prosthetic devices have been removed. Check patient chart and identification band for completeness and comfort patients fearing surgery. 
  • Follow preoperative nursing care plan in preparing patients in the OR, required to shave/prep operative sites/areas. 
  • Select, assemble and organize required supplies, equipment and instruments for specific surgical procedures in accordance with operative work sheets, physician preference cards and/or conferring with physician or nurse in charge of surgical procedure(s). 
  • Hand instruments correctly in the position of use to the surgeon during the procedure, anticipating the surgeon’s needs. 
  • Provide chaperone service, patient and chart screening (checking patient vital signs – blood pressure, pulse, and temperatures), ensure appropriate forms are filled out, signed and completed, escort patients to appropriate clinical/testing areas within the facility. 
  • Set up instruments, supplies, and equipment for specialized procedures. Assist provider during surgical and diagnostic procedures. Assemble, operate, and maintain diagnostic and therapeutic equipment. Order diagnostic, laboratory and radiographic procedures as directed. Accomplish cleaning and decontamination procedures (patient/exam rooms and instruments/equipment). 
  • Must have a high school degree or GED equivalent. 
  • Orthopedic Surgical Technicians must have graduated from an approved Surgical Technology accredited program approved by a national recognized accreditation program. Each profile packet shall include the name of the program, a description/copy of diploma or certificate and date of graduation. Certification from the Liaison Council on Certification for the Surgical Technologist (LCC-ST) as a Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) and/or The National Board of Certification of Orthopedic Technologists (OTC) is preferred. Orthopedic Surgical Technician must have and maintain current certification in basic life support (BLS). This certificate must be current at all times.
  • Experience: Orthopedic Surgical Technicians must have a least one year of experience, in the last 2 years, working as an Orthopedic Surgical Technician. 

Action Staffing Solutions


Colorado Springs, CO



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