Sr. Surgical Technician - Hillcrest Operating Room - 127792
#127792 Sr. Surgical Technician - Hillcrest Operating RoomExtended Deadline: Mon 3/11/2024
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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.
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 job opening will be for a 1.0 Mid-shift position/ 8 Hour Shift and will be scheduled from 1430-2300 from Monday to Friday with weekend/holiday Call requirements. It will support Same Day Surgery Operating Rooms, Main Operating Room, Night Call, Wknds and Holidays in conjunction will all other surgical techs in unit. Endovascular experience is highly preferred.
The description and qualifications of this position have been slightly modified as of 2/9/2024.
- 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.
- Certified Surgical Technologist (CST).
- Two (2) years of Surgical Technician experience, preferably in an operating room handling a variety of complex surgical cases.
- Endovascular experience preferred.
- 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
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