Job Description

Payroll Title:
SURGICAL TCHN SR
Department:
JMC Operating Room
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
Worksite:
La Jolla Medical Center
Appointment Type:
Career
Appointment Percent:
90%
Union:
EX Contract
Total Openings:
2
Work Schedule:
Eves, 12 Hour Shifts, Sunday-Saturday

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

#119641 Sr. Surgical Technician - La Jolla Operating Room

Filing Deadline: Wed 12/7/2022

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.

For the safety and well-being of the entire university community, the University of California requires, with few exceptions, that all students, faculty and staff be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus and influenza before they will be allowed on campus or in a facility or office. For more information visit: Flu Vaccine Mandate / COVID Vaccine Policy

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 11-23-2022 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 12-7-2022. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

DESCRIPTION

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

  • 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.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

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

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

  • 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.

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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UC San Diego is a smoke and tobacco free environment. Please visit smokefree.ucsd.edu for more information.

Application Instructions

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