Surgical Technician - Per Diem - 120804
#120804 Surgical Technician - Per DiemFiling Deadline: Thu 4/6/2023
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Under the direction of surgical charge 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 ordering, stocking, and verification of specialty equipment, supplies, and tracking inventory (type, quantity and expiration dates), 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. Management and processing of hazardous materials, disposable and non-disposable equipment and instruments per protocol and regulations. Performs other related tasks as needed.
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.
One (1+) or more 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.
Excellent and effective communication skills, patient experience, and positive attitude.
- One (1) year previous Surgical Technician experience in vascular & endovascular surgery cases.
- Lean Six Sigma and/or project management experience.
- Certified Surgical Technologist (CST).
- Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.
- Availability of a minimum of (8) eight shifts per month (which includes a minimum of (1) one shift per week must be provided monthly (two months in advance).
- Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.
- Must be able to work overtime as required.
Pay Transparency Act
Annual Full Pay Range: $81,996 - $81,996 (will be prorated if the appointment percentage is less than 100%)
Hourly Equivalent: $39.27 - $39.27
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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Job Reference #: 120804