Sutter Health Surgical Technician - Outpatient Surgery Center (La Jolla) in La Jolla, California

Description

Assists surgical team during operative procedures. Arranges and inventories sterile set-up for surgery, and passes items as needed to the operating team. Assists in preparing and moving patients, and in cleaning the operating room.

Qualifications

Education

• High School graduate or equivalent education/experience

• Graduate of approved course for OR Surgical Technologists or equivalent training required

• Surgical Technologist Certification preferred and/or equivalent training

• BLS Required

Experience/Knowledge/Skills:

• Clinical experience as would typically be obtained in two (2) years required.

• Significant surgical scrub experience is required.

• Technical training to include aseptic technique and sterile processing required.

• Extensive knowledge of instrumentation and equipment required for multiple specialties required.

• Extensive knowledge regarding sterile processing requirements required.

• An excellent understanding of infection control processes required.

• Ability to communicate well with other healthcare professionals as well as with lay persons required.

• Ability to operate and trouble-shoot surgical equipment required.

• Must be able to operate SPD equipment: ultrasonic, washer decontaminators, autoclaves, and other sterilizing equipment.

• Computer skills are required

Primary Location: California, Southern California, La Jolla

Organization: Sutter Outpatient Services

Employee Status: Regular

Employee Referral Bonus: No

Benefits: Yes

Position Status: Non-Exempt

Union: No

Job Shift: Day

Shift Hours: 8 Hour Shift

Days of the Week Scheduled: Monday-Friday

Weekend Requirements: None

Schedule: Full Time

Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period: 80

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, registered domestic partner status, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, national origin (including possession of a driver's license issued to individuals who did not present proof of authorized presence in the U.S.), age, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, political affiliation, pregnancy or perceived pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition, genetic information or any other characteristic made unlawful by local, state, or federal law, ordinance or regulation. External hires must pass a background check/drug screening. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state, and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.