Sr. Surgical Technician - La Jolla Operating Room - 119641
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#119641 Sr. Surgical Technician - La Jolla Operating RoomFiling Deadline: Wed 12/7/2022
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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.
- One (1) year of Surgical Technician experience.
- Completed training from an accredited Surgical Technician institution or evidence of completion of Surgical Tech training in a specialized program.
- BART or BLS at time of hire with commitment to get BART w/in 6 months of hire date.
- Knowledge and abilities essential to the successful performance of the duties assigned to the position.
- Demonstrated knowledge of maintaining a therapeutic environment for patients undergoing surgical procedures.
- Demonstrated knowledge of a wide variety of surgical instrumentation used in varioussurgical procedures.
- Two (2) years of Surgical Technician experience, preferably in an operating room handling a variety of complex surgical cases.
- Certified Surgical Technologist (CST)
- Flexible to work variable 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).
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.
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