Company: Aspen Valley Hospital
Posted on: February 20, 2021
Embrace the adventure of a career at Aspen Valley Hospital. Aspen
Valley Hospital is a twenty-five bed community hospital that
represents the best of two worlds - the warmth and friendliness of
a small town and the technical expertise of a major medical center.
Our Award Winning Hospital, nestled in the heart of Aspen, CO,
includes a team of more than 500 people dedicated to making a
difference for our patients, families, and community. Nationally we
are recognized for providing some of the most exceptional patient
care of any hospital across the country.
This position offers:
Generous relocation / sign on bonus, highly competitive pay, fully
furnished temporary housing for up to 90 days to assist with
relocation, minimal call (one week night per week plus every 5th
weekend), free on-call studio units, working side by side world
renown orthopedic physicians (Steadman Clinic), guaranteed hours
(no mandatory down staffing, EVER), excellent benefits package,
Days Shift (Mon-Fri) only (no nights or weekends except when on
call), access to four of North America's top ski resorts at your
doorstep, and much more.
Primary Scope of Responsibilities:
- Maintains sterile field and instrumentation for all surgical
procedures. Prepares the operating room and supplies for each
surgical case in a neat and efficient manner.
- Works collaboratively with others within the department to
ensure an efficient, professional and respectful environment.
- Fully competent in primary role on unit; performs patient and
family assessment and problem identification, plans care
accordingly, implements and evaluates plan of care so that problems
- Always follows all surgical procedures to assure adherence to
AORN guidelines for sterile processes and proper instrument
preparation and decontamination.
- For each case scheduled, arranges and sets up unsterile as well
as sterile equipment in adherence to AORN guidelines and per
physician's preference card.
- Provides a safe, clean and well-stocked department.
- Assists with any specialty case by maintaining stock and
ordering specialty items as indicated.
- Daily, well in advance of need, communicates with Director or
charge nurse for any supply, repair and or equipment need.
- Properly cleans, decontaminates and disposes of all used,
contaminated equipment per policy.
- Delivers equipment safely and in an organized fashion to
Sterile Processing for decontamination and sterile processing.
- Monitors all sterile qualities and indicators for
instrumentation and equipment used while maintaining all sterility
logs for steam, Sterad and Steris processing.
- Responsible for working on Policies and Procedures, Preference
Cards and other needed projects as assigned by the Director or
Charge Nurse for the department when not engaged in cases.
- Responsibly document Charges in both the EMR, as well as when
Pulling /Taking supplies for cases through Pyxis.
- Shows competency with all equipment, systems or procedures that
are performed within the Perioperative Services Department.
- Current Colorado Surgical Technologist license required
- Current BLS certification required
- Surgical Technologist Certification(s) preferred (NCCT, TS-C or
- 2 years recent O.R. experience required
- 2 years of Ortho experience preferred
*Our hire-in rates of pay are based on years of relevant
experience. Listed below are our hire-in rates for the position,
which includes: minimum pay (no relevant experience) and mid-point
(12 or more years).
Minimum = $25.75/hr
Mid-Point = $33.48/hr
Our comprehensive benefits package includes generous Paid Time Off,
Health Insurance within your first 30 days, Retirement, and much
more can be viewed here.
Previous helpful work experience may or may not include any the
following positions (not required): Perioperative Scrub Tech,
Licensed Scrub Tech, CST, Certified Scrub Tech, Certified Surgical
Technologist, Certified Surgical Tech, OR Scrub, Operating Room
Scrub, Scrub Technician, Scrub Tech in Ski Resort Towns, Colorado
Surgical Technologist, Ski Town Surgical Tech, relocation
assistance, relocation bonus, sign-on bonus, new hire bonus, Ortho
Scrub Technologist, Orthopedic Surgical Technologist, Licensed
Orthopedic Surgical Technologist, NCCT certified Surgical
Technologist, NCCT Scrub Tech
Keywords: Aspen Valley Hospital, Aspen , Surgical Technologist, Other , Salida, Colorado
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