Caliburn Global Medical Service

Operating Room Technician - Iraq

Full Time


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OR Tech to support MSSI Surgical Team
Caliburn is seeking an Operating Room Technician to support the Medical Support Services in Iraq.
Location:  Baghdad, Iraq
Please apply online

Duties and Responsibilities:
Performs necessary tasks for Scrub role using technical skills
Assist Anesthetist with patient positioning.
Assures patient/personal safety by maintaining a safe and therapeutic environment
Assembly, Wrapping and Sterilization Instruments Sets as necessary
Disinfection, Decontamination and Sterilization of the Surgical Instruments
Ensure proper instrumentation for each procedure
Follows all principles of sterile technique
Loading operations of the Stream Sterilizer
Participates in all counts (instruments, sponges, sharps, etc.) as necessary
Proper Storage and Handling of surgical instruments to include testing of Biological Indicators
Assists with the maintenance of supplies and equipment
All Health Care Providers (HCPs) will document care delivered and follow up care required.
Attends and participates in a variety of meetings and task force groups to improve quality and outcomes, communicate issues, obtain approvals, resolve problems and maintain specific level of knowledge pertaining to new developments, new task efforts, and new policy requirements.
Maintain the highest regard for patient dignity and observe the precepts of the American Hospital Associations Bill of Rights for patients.
Assists with the managing of day to day activities and prioritizing tasks.
Operates personal computer to access e-mail, electronic calendars, and other basic office support software.
Complies with all applicable CHS standards and guidelines.
Other duties as assigned

Required Certificates, Qualifications and Experience:
High School graduate and must have graduated from an accredited surgical technician program with 2 years of experience or have the military equivalent training course with Certificate of Completion (i.e. 68D, HM8483, 4N1x1)
Two years’ experience as a surgical technician is required.
Technician who has completed certification testing by the Association of Surgical Technologists is desirable
Have and maintain Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.
Surgical technologists need manual dexterity to handle instruments quickly
Surgical technologists must be conscientious, orderly, and emotionally stable to handle demands of the operating room environment
Technician must respond quickly and must be familiar with operating procedures in order to have instruments ready for surgeons without having to be told
Participate in training, (including HIPAA training)
All health care providers and medical support staff must have recent clinical experience in patient care for at least 6 months out of the past year.

Other Requirements:
Must have a valid, current U.S. Driver’s License
Must have a current U.S. Passport.
Must sign a Caliburn Foreign Service Agreement (FSA) and is bound to the terms and conditions of the FSA.
Shall be proficient in the ability to speak, write and communicate in English.
Work hours are based on a 72 hr. work week; typically six 12 hour days but other variations may apply.
Requires a favorably adjudicated Moderate Risk Public Trust (MRPT) investigation conducted by the Department of State, Bureau of Diplomatic Security.

PhysicalRequirements:
Must be confirmed by a medical examination to be “medically and dentally fit” in accordance CHS Medical Readiness Guidelines and Policies and/or as dictated by the Client.
No conditions that would prevent the wear of personal protective equipment; including protective mask, ballistic helmet, body armor and chemical/biological protective garments or conditions that would prevent the capability of donning, lifting or carrying of up to 70 lbs. of referenced gear while running to a bunker or protected area in the face of perceived or imminent danger.
Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment; travel in Iraq is required by surface or air.
The climate is desert-like, hot, and prone to dust storms.

Please apply online

Caliburn International is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Operating Room Technician - Iraq

Locations: Iraq, Middle East, OCONUS