Surgical Technician - Cardiovascular OR - 124477
#124477 Surgical Technician - Cardiovascular ORFiling Deadline: Wed 10/4/2023
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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. These ST positions are 12-hour shifts.
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 24 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.
The qualifications of this position have been slightly modified as of 7/27/2023.
Depending on experience of the selected candidate, this position will be hired at the Sr. Surgical Tech (level 2) or Principal Surgical Tech (level 3).
- 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 Cardiovascular Surgical Technician experience(for level 2).
- Demonstrated knowledge of maintaining a therapeutic environment for patients undergoing cardiothoracic surgical procedures, including being competent in at least three (3) of the following: heart transplants, lung transplants, ventricular assistive devices, aortic aneurysms, pulmonary thromboendarterectomy (PTE), transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), cardiac robotic, or other complex cardiac procedure(for level 3).
- 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 Cardiac Surgical Technician experience, preferably in an operating room handling a variety of complex surgical cases.
- 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).
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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