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Operating Room Registered Nurse (RN) - Surgical Technologist (ST)
at Posterity Group LLC
Detroit, MI

Operating Room Registered Nurse (RN) - Surgical Technologist (ST)
at Posterity Group LLC
Detroit, MI

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An excellent opportunity exists to work for a government contractor with competitive compensation and work-life balance. Posterity Group, LLC is seeking professional and experienced Operating Room Registered Nurses (RNs) and Surgical Technologistswith a helpful attitude to join a multidisciplinary team at the VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System (VAAAHS), in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Location:

VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System (VAAAHS)

2215 Fuller Road
Ann Arbor, MI 48105

Role and Responsibilities ofOperating Room Registered Nurses (RNs)

The Registered Nurse (RN) is a member of the surgical team and provides assistance to the surgeon and other team members during surgical procedures. The RN participates with the surgical team members in planning and implementing complex procedures under the general supervision of the surgeon and registered nurse. An RN possesses expertise in theory and application of sterile and aseptic technique and combines the knowledge of human anatomy, surgical procedures, and implementation tools and technologies to facilitate a surgeon's performance of invasive therapeutic and diagnostic procedures.
  • Functions as a primary scrub person responsible for handling instruments, supplies, and equipment during all surgical procedures including, but not limited to: open heart, thoracic, vascular, neurosurgery, ophthalmology, otolaryngology, orthopedic, urology, plastic, and general surgery procedures.
  • Sets up the sterile field with all required items for all procedures, such as air-powered equipment, fiber optic equipment, laparoscopic equipment, microscopes, lasers, arthroscopy equipment, urologic equipment, and other operating room supplies, and equipment Communicates effectively with all Perioperative team members.
  • Plans and discusses each procedure with surgical professionals and assures that all supplies and equipment are available prior to the surgical procedure.
  • Prepares, organizes, and maintains highly complex sterile surgical setups.
  • Completion of medical record documentation in accordance with VAAAHS policies.
  • After-hours and weekend call coverage ensuring the availability to cover emergent operative cases; must be able to cover emergent procedures within thirty (30) minutes of notification. Only as needed.
  • Observes and responds promptly to each stage of the surgical procedure and anticipates the needs of the surgeon by maintaining a high level of concentration for extended periods of time.
  • Knowledge of surgical procedures performed.
  • Knowledge of human anatomy.
  • Knowledge of aseptic technique and sterility.
  • Ability to prioritize assigned tasks correctly based on past experience and judgment.
  • Ability to distinguish situations and decisions that are within the employee's scope of practice from those that are above the employee's level of expertise.
  • Performs other related duties as directed by the OR Manager or her designee.
  • Qualifications/Education of Registered Nurses:shall possess a minimum of five years of OR experience, and the most recent two (2) years of experience shall have been in the OR. All Contract RNs shall possess surgical RN experience and competency in the following areas: orthopedics, neurology, general surgery, peri-vascular, plastics, ophthalmology, urology, ENT and cardiac/thoracic.

Role and Responsibilities of Surgical Technologists (STs):

The Surgical Technologists (ST) shall perform as a member of the surgical team and provide assistance to the surgeon and other team members during surgical procedures. The ST participates with the surgical team members in planning and implementing complex procedures under the general supervision of the surgeon and RN. An ST shall possess expertise in theory and application of sterile and aseptic technique and combines the knowledge of human anatomy, surgical procedures, and implementation tools and technologies to facilitate a surgeon's performance of invasive therapeutic and diagnostic procedures.
  • Function as a primary scrub person responsible for handling instruments, supplies, and equipment during all surgical procedures including, but not limited to Open Heart, Thoracic, Vascular, Neurosurgery, Ophthalmology, Otolaryngology, Orthopedic, Urology, plastic, and general surgery procedures.
  • ST's shall set up the sterile field with all required items for all procedures, such as air-powered equipment, fiber optic equipment, laparoscopic equipment, microscopes, lasers, arthroscopy equipment, urologic equipment, and other operating room supplies and equipment.
  • Communicate effectively with all Perioperative team members.
  • Plan and discuss each procedure with surgical professionals and ensures that all supplies and equipment are available prior to the surgical procedure.
  • Prepare, organize, and maintain highly complex sterile surgical setups.
  • Shall complete medical record documentation in accordance with VAAAHS policies.
  • Observe and respond promptly to each stage of the surgical procedure and anticipates the needs of the surgeon by maintaining a high level of concentration for extended periods of time.
Possess and demonstrate:
  • Knowledge of surgical procedures performed.
  • Knowledge of human anatomy.
  • Knowledge of aseptic technique and sterility.
  • Ability to prioritize assigned tasks correctly based on past experience and judgment.
  • Ability to distinguish situations and decisions that are within the employee's scope of practice from those that are above the employee's level of expertise.
  • Perform other related duties as directed by the OR Manager or his/her designee.
  • Qualifications/Education of Surgical Technologists (STs):performing under this contract shall possess a minimum of five years of OR experience, and the most recent two years of experience shall have been in the OR. All contract surgical technologists shall possess experience and competency in the following areas: orthopedics, neurology, general surgery, peri-vascular, plastics, ophthalmology, urology, ENT and cardiac/thoracic.

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