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Full Time Surgical Medical Technician

Spectrum Healthcare Resources
Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
November 18, 2016

Spectrum Healthcare Resources has an opportunity for a civilian Surgical Medical Technician at the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, CO.

The Surgical Medical Tech position offers:

• Opportunity to care for Military Families

• Paid Time Off

• Medical, Dental, Vision & 401K

• Full time employment

The Surgical Medical Tech will have the following requirements:

• Must be knowledgeable in fundamentals of anatomy and physiology; principles of asepsis and sterile techniques; preparing and storing surgical sets and packs, surgical instrumentation, and equipment; OR and anesthesia procedures; pathology as it applies to specimen care and handling; basic microbiology and infection control principles; basic surgical pharmacology; sterilizing and disinfecting procedures; surgical and anesthesia complications and their treatment; hospital and OR environmental hazards and safety procedures; handling and storage of compressed gases; basic medical material procedures; basic medical administrations procedures; legal aspects of preoperative care and medical ethics; roles and qualifications of surgical team members; and basic clinical functions.

• 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).

• Have at least 12 months of experience within the last 36 months as a surgical services technician.

Company Overview:

Spectrum Healthcare Resources (SHR) was established in 1988 to deliver systems and processes designed to meet the unique needs of Military and VA Health Systems. SHR is a leading organization that provides physician and clinical staffing and management services to United States Military Treatment Facilities, VA clinics and other Federal Agencies through various contracting vehicles. A Joint Commission Certified Health Care Staffing Services firm, SHR is the federal staffing division of TeamHealth, a Nationwide organization that serves approximately 860 civilian and military hospitals with a team of 9,800 affiliated health care professionals.