#102327 Sr. Surgical Technician - Jacobs Medical Center OR

Location
La Jolla, CA
Posted
Oct 19, 2019
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 10/23/2019 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 11/01/2019. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

DESCRIPTION

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.

Jacobs Medical Center at UC San Diego Health is a 245-bed advanced medical center. The 10-story, 509,500-square-foot facility opened on November 20, 2016. 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 four-OR intraoperative imaging suite with an MRI machine and mobile 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. Serves as a resource to other scrub personnel. Performs other related tasks as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
  • 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 Surgical Technician experience.

  • 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.

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

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