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#106658 Sr. Surgical Technician - Cardio Thoracic OR - JMC

Extended Review Date: Tue 6/15/2021

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 11/19/2020 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by {11/30/2020. 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.

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 ST positions are 12-hour shifts.

Jacobs Medical Center at UC San Diego Health is a 364-bed advanced medical center. 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 4-OR intraoperative imaging suite with an MRI machine and intra operative 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.

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 Cardio Thoracic 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.

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
• Work life balance
• UC Retirement Plan
• Pet insurance
• Approximately 15 vacation days, 12 sick days & 13 paid holidays per year.


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:
Jacobs Medical Center Operating Room
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
Worksite:
La Jolla Medical Center
Appointment Type:
Career
Appointment Percent:
90%
Union:
EX Contract
Total Openings:
2
Work Schedule:
Days, 12 hrs/day, Monday - Friday

 

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