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#103545 Sr Surgical Tech - Koman Outpatient Pavilion

Initial Review Date: Tue 2/18/2020

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 01/21/2020 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 01/30/2020. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

DESCRIPTION

Under 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

  • Certificate from an accredited Surgical Technician institution or evidence of completion of Surgical Tech training in a specialized program.

  • A minimum of one (1) year of Surgical Technician experience.

  • BART or BLS at time of hire with commitment to get BART within six (6) months of hire date.

  • Proven knowledge of maintaining a therapeutic environment for patients undergoing surgical procedures.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of a wide variety 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.

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, and several outpatient clinics. UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest is a designated Level I Trauma Center and has the only Burn Center in the county. We invite you to join our dynamic team!

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UC San Diego Health Sys
Payroll Title:
SURGICAL TCHN SR
Department:
Koman Outpatient Pavilion OR
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
Worksite:
La Jolla
Appointment Type:
Career
Appointment Percent:
100%
Union:
EX Contract
Total Openings:
3
Work Schedule:
Variable, 10 hour, Monday - Friday

 

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