Job Description

Payroll Title:
HOSP LAB TCHN 1 PD
Department:
FACULTY PRACTICE SURGERY
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
Worksite:
La Jolla Medical Center
Appointment Type:
Per Diem
Appointment Percent:
20%
Union:
EX Contract
Total Openings:
1
Work Schedule:
Days, 8 hrs/day, Monday - Friday

As a federally-funded institution, UC San Diego Health maintains a marijuana and drug free campus. New employees are subject to drug screening.

#110620 Scope Tech Per Diem - Surgery

Initial Review Date: Wed 8/25/2021

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DESCRIPTION

Under supervision, the incumbent is responsible for oversight of activities and competencies related to sterile processing, purchasing, inventory and equipment management within the assigned clinic, including oversight and coordination of competency and quality assurance. Duties include setting up and assisting physician/nurse in all procedures (including cystoscopies and less advance procedures) that is within the scope of practice, maintaining equipment and ensuring appropriate scope washing/maintenance compliance, coordination of internal and external supply orders, restocking and maintaining inventory, providing training relating to sterile processing procedures and processes, investigating and collaborating with vendors and Facilities Engineering on equipment repair issues, service delivery, and technical problems, assisting with administrative and clinical tasks in the department including EPIC front desk functions and rooming/discharging patients to maintain clinic flow. Other related duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Graduation from college with a major in an applicable natural science; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Must possess the knowledge and abilities essential to the successful performance of the duties assigned to the position.

  • BART or BLS at time of hire with commitment to get BART within six (6) months of hire date.

  • Recent experience in Urology, Surgery, Otolaryngology Scope and Instrument processing.

  • Previous clinic experience and medical terminology.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) OR Certificate of completion of a Medical Assistant training program.

  • High-level disinfection/instrument processing. Care of Rhino-Laryngeal Videoscopes.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

  • Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.
  • Ability to float to all Surgery, HNS, and Urology Clinics with high level of efficiency and flexibility. Work various hours and locations based on business needs.
  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.

Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).

UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, and several outpatient clinics. UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest is a designated Level I Trauma Center and has the only Burn Center in the county. We invite you to join our dynamic team!

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