Job Description

Payroll Title:
SURGICAL TCHN SR
Department:
JMC Operating Room
Hiring Pay Scale
$35.43 - $44.04 / Hour
Worksite:
La Jolla Medical Center
Appointment Type:
Career
Appointment Percent:
90%
Union:
EX Contract
Total Openings:
5
Work Schedule:
Days, 12 Hour Shifts, Monday - Sunday

#127542 Sr. Surgical Tech - Jacobs Medical Center OR

Extended Deadline: Mon 3/4/2024

UC San Diego values equity, diversity, and inclusion. If you are interested in being part of our team, possess the needed licensure and certifications, and feel that you have most of the qualifications and/or transferable skills for a job opening, we strongly encourage you to apply.

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 1-18-24 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 1-30-24. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

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 Sr. Surgical Tech positions will be 12-hour shifts and three (3) of the shifts will be from 0900 - 2100 and one (1) shift will be from 1100 - 2300. Jacobs Medical Center at UC San Diego Health is a 364-bed advanced medical center. Its medical services include advanced surgery, cancer care, cardiac rehabilitation, clinical trials, birthing options and more. There is a total of 22 operating rooms (ORs), including a 4-OR intraoperative imaging suite with an MRI machine and intra operative CT scanner, designed to support the most advanced brain and spine surgeries. 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.

This posting will remain open until all vacancies have been filled.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Completion of Accredited Surgical Technologist institution or specialized program.
  • BART or BLS at time of hire with commitment to get BART within six (6) months of hire date.
  • A minimum of one (1) year of Surgical Technician experience.
  • Proven knowledge of maintaining a therapeutic environment for patients undergoing surgical procedures.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of surgical instrumentation used in various surgical procedures.
  • Knowledge and abilities essential to the successful performance of the duties assigned to the position.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Certified Surgical Technologist (CST).
  • Two (2) years of Surgical Technician experience, preferably in an operating room handling a variety of complex surgical cases.

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.

Pay Transparency Act

Annual Full Pay Range: $73,978 - $91,956 (will be prorated if the appointment percentage is less than 100%)

Hourly Equivalent: $35.43 - $44.04

Factors in determining the appropriate compensation for a role include experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs. The Hiring Pay Scale referenced in the job posting is the budgeted salary or hourly range that the University reasonably expects to pay for this position. The Annual Full Pay Range may be broader than what the University anticipates to pay for this position, based on internal equity, budget, and collective bargaining agreements (when applicable).


If employed by the University of California, you will be required to comply with our Policy on Vaccination Programs, which may be amended or revised from time to time. Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

If applicable, life-support certifications (BLS, NRP, ACLS, etc.) must include hands-on practice and in-person skills assessment; online-only certification is not acceptable.

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, the only Burn Center in the county, and and dozens of outpatient clinics. We invite you to join our team!

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