Caliburn Global Medical Service

Foreign National Operating Room/Theatre Technician - Balad

Careers For Foreign Nationals   Full Time


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Caliburn is currently seeking Foreign National Surgical Technician to support our mission in Balad, Iraq. Operating Room Technician provided direct and indirect services to surgical patients under the supervision of the General Surgeon or Operating Room Nurse.
Location: Deploying to Balad, Iraq
Please apply online

Duties:
The primary responsibilities of the Position include the following:
Provides medical services at the scope and level of an Operating Theatre Technician to preserve the health of employees and client personnel.
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.
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.
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.
Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:
Graduate of a school and documentation of having successfully completed appropriate certifying requirements for Surgical/Operating room technician, as applicable to the specific profession per current country’s requirements.
Minimum of 2 years recent experience as Surgical/OR Technician is required.
Skilled at obtaining body fluids, tissues and other specimens.
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.
Technologists must respond quickly and must be familiar with operating procedures in order to have instruments ready for surgeons without having to be told.
Must be able to multi-task, be detail-oriented, be organized and have excellent verbal and communication skills.
Proficiency with computer and common office equipment, as well as with MS Office products required.
Ability to adapt to sudden changes and flexibility in work requirements to include potential shift changes based on operational needs and/or command priorities.

Requirements:
Must have a current passport.
Must be Fluent in speaking and writing English.
Favorable background check.
Must sign a Foreign Service Agreement.
May be required to attend specialized training.

Physical Requirements:
Must undergo a pre-deployment physical and meet fitness for duty requirements.
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.
Location of services may at times be in remote, austere or challenging environments.
Work involves sitting and standing for prolonged periods of time.
May require bending, stooping and lifting as required for patient care and transport.

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.

Foreign National Operating Room/Theatre Technician - Balad

Locations: Iraq, Middle East, OCONUS