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 Surg Tech positions are 12-hour shifts.
Our Hillcrest Main OR has 11 operating rooms and is designated as a level one trauma center. We care for adult and neonatal patients and occasionally pediatric patients. Services we provide: Cardio Thoracic, General Surgery, Surgical Oncology, Minimally Invasive using the da Vinci® robotic system, Robotics, Bariatric, Vascular, Reproductive Medicine, Gynecology, GYN Oncology, GYN-Urology, Head and Neck, Burn and Trauma (Hillcrest only), Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Neuro Surgery, Orthopedic and Ophthalmology, UC San Diego Medical Center performs over 7,000 cases annually.
In combination with a surgical nurse, the Surgical Technician performs a wide range of duties utilizing specialized knowledge acquired through formal training. The Senior Surgical Technician supports 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 education/training to new staff. Performs other related tasks as required.
Certificate from an accredited Surgical Technician institution or evidence of completion of Surgical Tech training in a specialized program.
BART or BLS at time of hire with commitment to get BART within six months of hire date.
A minimum of one year of Surgical Technician experience.
Demonstrated knowledge of surgical instrumentation used in various surgical procedures.
Proven knowledge of maintaining a therapeutic environment for patients undergoing surgical procedures.
Must possess the knowledge and abilities essential to the successful performance of the duties assigned to the position.
Certified Surgical Technologist (CST).
Two or more years of 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.
Our employees enjoy competitive compensation packages in a diverse, stimulating workforce. These positions are eligible for full benefits first day of hire, including but not limited to: • Health/Dental/Vision insurance • Approximately 15 vacation days, 12 sick days, and 13 paid holidays per year • Work life balance • UC Retirement Plan • Pet insurance
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