Job Description

Payroll Title:
SURGICAL TCHN PD
Department:
MAIN OPERATING ROOM
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
Worksite:
Hillcrest
Appointment Type:
Per Diem
Appointment Percent:
20%
Union:
EX Contract
Total Openings:
3
Work Schedule:
Variable, 12 hrs/day, Monday- Sunday

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

#112643 Surgical Tech, Per Diem - Hillcrest OR

Initial Review Date: Tue 11/30/2021

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DESCRIPTION

As the only academic medical center in San Diego, UC San Diego Medical Center sets the standard for experienced professionals. Our OR environment is remarkable for many reasons - the support of friendly, trusted co-workers, and the challenges of a dynamic educational atmosphere where people with an insatiable appetite for knowledge thrive. Our OR teams are highly involved in making decisions and are both encouraged and supported by management. You can become a highly valued and validated contributor who can take the reigns in any project and succeed.

UC San Diego Health’s Perioperative Services is growing and we invite you to join our team! In addition to working for San Diego’s only academic medical center, this position is eligible for our outstanding benefits package day one of employment. These Surgical Tech positions are 12-hour shifts.

Our Hillcrest Main OR has 11 operating rooms and is designated as a level one trauma center. We care for adult and neonatal patients and occasionally pediatric patients. Services we provide: Cardio Thoracic, General Surgery, Surgical Oncology, Minimally Invasive using the da Vinci® robotic system, Robotics, Bariatric, Vascular, Reproductive Medicine, Gynecology, GYN Oncology, GYN-Urology, Head and Neck, Burn and Trauma (Hillcrest only), Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Neuro Surgery, Orthopedic and Ophthalmology, UC San Diego Medical Center performs over 7,000 cases annually.

Under general direction of surgical nurse, performs fairly complex surgical technician duties utilizing specialized knowledge acquired through formal training. This position is assigned surgical technician support to several specialty surgical areas within UC San Diego Health. Duties also include verification of specialty equipment and inventory, contacting surgeons concerning equipment, contacting supply companies and their vendors about malfunctioning or broken equipment, and providing continuing education in-service to staff. Serves as a resource to other scrub personnel. Performs other related tasks as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Completion of accredited Surgical Technologist training/institution or equivalent.

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

  • Prior Surgical Technician experience.

  • Knowledge and abilities essential to the successful performance of the duties assigned to the position.

  • Knowledge of surgical instrumentation used in various surgical procedures.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Certified Surgical Technologist (CST).
  • Two (2) years Surgical Technician experience.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

  • Must be able to 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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