Surgical Technician - 118072
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#118072 Surgical TechnicianExtended Review Date: Wed 8/31/2022
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Under the direction of surgical nurse, performs less complicated surgical technician duties utilizing specialized knowledge acquired through formal training. This position is assigned surgical technician support to surgical areas within UC San Diego Health. Duties also include verification of specialty equipment and inventory, contacting surgeons concerning equipment and supply needs for complex cases, communicating with related buyers and vendors and other staff concerning their service, contacting surgical supply companies and their vendors about malfunctioning or broken equipment, and providing continuing education in-service to staff. Performs other related tasks as required.
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.
Two (2) years of operating room experience (outpatient and/or inpatient).
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.
- One (1) year previous Surgical Technician experience.
- Two (2) or more years of inpatient and/or outpatient operating room experience.
- Certified Surgical Technologist (CST).
- Flexible to work variable hours and locations based on business needs.
- 10 hours variable shifts (Monday-Friday).
- 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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