Operating Room Technician – ORT job in Germantown, TN

  • Profession:

    Operating Room Technician
  • Specialty:

    ORT
  • Location:

    Germantown, TN
  • Start date:

    2021-10-24
  • Job Type:

    Travel Contract
  • Job ID:

    292160

Operating Room Technician (ORT) Travel Job

Operating Room Technicians ORT scrub in on orthopedic, spine, urology, and pain management cases. ORTs must work well with other health team members to achieve total patient care. Our preferred Operating Room Tech ORT candidate is well-organized and good at anticipating the surgeon’s needs.

Operating Room Technician ORT Responsibilities:

  • Ensure the presence of all instruments, equipment, and supplies necessary for procedures; inspect instruments to ensure all required items are available.
  • ORT performs surgical scrub technique and gown and glove procedure for self and surgical team; maintains a sterile field and takes immediate action to correct any breaks in technique.
  • Perform specimen reconciliation and care for and identify specimens.
  • Operating Room Technician ORT assists with procedure room turnovers and close-of-day activities.
  • Transfer specimens to pathology for pickup.
  • Operating Room Tech documents patient-care records and other forms according to facility policies and procedures.
  • Assist the physician and occasionally an RN during diagnostic and therapeutic procedures.
  • ORT cleans clinical area before and after procedures and properly dispose of contaminated supplies and equipment.
  • Provide and maintain a safe environment for the patient and staff by complying with facility requirements and safety standards.
  • Surgical Technician assists in the transport and positioning of patients when necessary.
  • Operating Room Tech washes, assembles, sterilizes, and stores instruments and supplies, and ensures they are static functional and sterile.
  • Maintain a clean and orderly instrument/equipment processing area (e.g., inventory, shelves, counters, equipment), determine whether each item is in good working condition, and check equipment indicators for proper static functions.
  • ORT assists circulating nurse in obtaining supplies, equipment, and opening of room, as necessary.
  • ORT leak tests scope after every procedure and inspects instruments/equipment for damage and defects.

BENEFITS OF BEING GIFTED!

  • Refer a Registered Nurse – You and your referral both get $500 with GIFTED’s Refer an RN Friend Program
  • Flexible scheduling
  • Premium pay
  • Same Day or Weekly Pay
  • Ability to work in premier facilities
  • Access to Chief Nursing Officer 24-7
  • Access to Social Worker 24-7
  • Group Health insurance benefits:
    • Medical Plan
    • Dental Plan
    • Vision Plan
    • Short and Long Term Disability
    • AD&D Insurance

Benefits of being a GIFTED TRAVEL NURSE

  • Private housing and housing allowance
  • Personal Career Coach
  • Extremely competitive personalized pay package

FACILITY DETAILS

This nationally recognized 319-bed facility is built around community. The facility offers a variety of services including a 24-hour emergency room, cardiology services, gynecology, orthopedics, and oncology. The hospital has been recognized as a top regional hospital and is known for its stroke center. Offering high-quality care is always a priority for the facility and making sure healthcare is accessible to the entire community is also a focus. The hospital is considered home by the hundreds of staff members, employees, nurses, and physicians.

Germantown, TN is a short 20-minute drive away from the popular city of Memphis! Memphis offers world-class attractions for music fans to outdoorsy types, art enthusiasts to soul food lovers. History is everywhere in Memphis, from the National Civil Rights Museum to Sun Studio, where Elvis recorded his first record. Take a trip to Elvis’ former home, Graceland, and check out a club along Beale Street, where the blues found its roots. The Memphis Zoo is always a hit with its polar, panda and grizzly bears. Memphis is known first and foremost for its mouthwatering barbecue. There are many activities to take part in along the Mississippi River, including kayaking through Mud Island.

ABOUT GIFTED HEALTHCARE

GIFTED Healthcare is a company that believes in the power of one person to make a difference in patient care. Join the ranks of our rapidly growing team of healthcare professionals, and become that difference!

Do you remember why you became a Operating Room Technician at GIFTED? We do!


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