- ***This position is temporary for 3-6 months, and requires completion of a Surgical Technician program***
• Performs a variety of duties associated with the provision of surgical procedures, utilizing sound aseptic technique and established policies and procedures, ensuring safe and effective care.
• Services are provided based on the ages of the population served; Newborn through geriatric - 65 years or older and in collaboration with the multidisciplinary care team.
• Performs surgical technician duties functioning at all levels of each surgical specialty.
• Prepares the OR for cases, assists in room turnover and end of day room detailing.
• Takes an active role in shared governance.
The Surgical Technician is under the supervision of the Unit Leader and reports to the Director of Surgical Services.
• Current CPR/BLS certification by the American Heart Association (BLS for the Healthcare Provider) or ability to obtain prior to start date
• High school diploma or equivalent education/experience
• Completion of an accredited Surgical Technician program
• Minimum of six months previous OR experience
• Previous experience in stocking and housekeeping in a hospital setting preferred
• Sufficient computer skills as are required to complete an online application and the pre-employment/annual Net Learning requirements
• In compliance with patient safety standards, must be able to effectively communicate in English; Bilingual abilities preferred
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions of the position without compromising services.
• Prolonged, extensive or considerable standing/walking/sitting
• Considerable reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling, crouching
• Lifts, positions, pushes &/or transfers patients
• Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 lbs.
• Routine Hospital/Healthcare conditions
• Contact with patients and guests under a wide variety of circumstances
• Regularly exposed to the risk of bloodborne diseases
• Exposure to infections and contagious disease
• Exposed to hazardous anesthetic agents, body fluids and waste
• Subject to hazards of flammable and explosive gases
• Exposure to chemicals known by the California Health Department to cause reproductive harm and cancer
• Subject to varying and unpredictable situations, including the handling of emergency or crisis situations
• Subject to pressure due to irregular hours, frequent interruptions and stressful situations due to multiple demands
- (4) Relevant Accredited Clinical Program