Children's Hospital Colorado Surgical Tech Lead - 55715 in Aurora, Colorado

Why Work at Children's....Children's Hospital Colorado has defined and delivered pediatric healthcareexcellence for more than 100 years. Founded in 1908, Children's Coloradois a leading pediatric network entirely devoted to the health and well beingof children. Continually recognized as one of the nation's outstandinghospitals by U.S. News & World Report, Children's Colorado is known bothfor its nationally and internationally recognized medical, research andeducation programs as well as the full spectrum of everyday care for kidsthroughout Colorado and surrounding states. With more than 1,000 healthcareprofessionals representing the full spectrum of pediatric specialties,Children's Colorado Network of Care includes its main campus, 16Children's Care Centers and more than 400 outreach clinics.A career atChildren's Colorado will challenge you, inspire you, and motivate you tomake a difference in the life of a child.Additional InformationDepartment: Operating RoomHours per week: 40, eligible forbenefitsShift: Rotating 8 and 12 hour shifts days, evenings, nights,weekends and holidays.Job OverviewThe Surgical Technician provides intra-operative technical assistance tophysicians and Registered Nurses (RN) who care for patients experiencing asurgical intervention or other invasive procedure. The Technician activelyparticipates in the work of the unit, committee work, and program levelactivities and projects.ResponsibilitiesPopulation Specific Carea.) Neonate - b.) Infancy - >30 days to 1yrc.)Toddlers - >1yr to 3yrsd.) Pre-Schoolers - >3yrs to 5yrse.) School age- >5yrs to 13yrsf.) Adolescent - >13yrs to 18yrsg.) Adult - >18yrs to 65yrs.Essential FunctionsAn employee in this position may be called upon to do any or all of thefollowing essential functions. These examples do not include all of thefunctions which the employee may be expected to perform.Assists with roomturnovers and set-ups; restocks and orders supplies; utilizes downtimeeffectively; and participates in department quality improvementactivities.Promotes patient safety by participating in the surgical timeout; labeling medications on the field; verifying patient weight andallergies with RN prior to passing medications to physician; communicatinghand-off of care when relieved during case; and selecting appropriateinstruments and supplies based on patient size and procedure.Assists withpatient positioning and properly identifies specimens.Monitors potentialhazards for sharp or burn injury.Safely handles bio-hazardous materials anduses standard precautions and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).Utilizespreference cards to prepare for surgical procedures; scrubs all cases asassigned; anticipates needs of case by opening correct supplies andinstruments; and anticipates providers' needs by being attentive to theflow of the surgery.Precepts new employees.Other InformationCOMPETENCIESADAPTABILITY - Maintaining effectiveness when experiencing majorchanges in work responsibilities or environment (e.g., people,processes, structure, or culture); adjusting effectively to change byexploring the benefits, trying new approaches, and collaborating withothers to make the change successful.APPLIED LEARNING - Assimilating andapplying new job-related information in a timely manner.BUILDING PARTNERSHIPS- Developing and leveraging relationships within and across work groups toachieve results.COLLABORATING - Working cooperatively with others to help ateam or work group achieve its goals.COMMUNICATION - Conveying information andideas clearly and concisely to individuals or groups in an engaging mannerthat helps them understand and retain the message; listening actively toothers.CUSTOMER ORIENTATION - Placing a high priority on the internal orexternal customer's perspective when making decisions and taking action;implementing service practices that meet the customers' and ownorganization's needs.DIVERSITY & INCLUSIVITY - Is sensitive to culturaldiversity, race, gender, and other individual differe