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#88790 Equipment Tech

Extended Deadline: Tue 10/23/2018

This posting shall remain open until filled.

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 07/07/2017 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor. Eligible Disability Counseling and Consulting services (DCC) or Special Selection clients should contact their Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor for assistance.


Under general supervision, responsible and accountable for all activities and competencies related to Operating Room (OR) equipment tracking, transport, assembly, delivery, retrieval and maintenance. Provides support and acts as a resource person to the operating room staff and surgical team as well as other areas in the hospital. Plans equipment availability to coincide with daily surgical schedules.

Responsible for quality control, maintenance of equipment and instrumentation, operating of video endoscopy systems, navigational image guided systems, microscopes, lasers, robotic surgical systems, and other complex medical devices. Utilizes the Real Time Location System (RTLS), and ensures OR equipment can be found using the RTLS system by working closely with the RTLS Administrator for UCSD.

Work with the Epic Optime Clinical Analyst to ensure equipment inventory is properly loaded in Epic Optime. Service areas include but are not limited to Main Operating Room and the Same Day Surgery Center. Performs other related functions in support of OR operations as directed by the supervisor.


  • Three (3) years of appropriate Operating Room (OR) equipment management experience.

  • Effective communication and time management skills.

  • Ability to work effectively and equitably with others.

  • Knowledge of MS Office Suite (including Outlook, Excel, Word).

  • Ability to assist sterile processing manager with enhancement of processes, streamlining of operations, and identification and correction of inefficiencies.


  • Familiar with UCSD systems, policies and procedures.

  • Experience with EPIC and Pro-Click.

  • BART or BLS at time of hire with commitment to get BART w/in 6 months of hire date.


  • Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.

  • Must be available for on call.

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!

Applications/Resumes are accepted for current job openings only. For full consideration on any job, applications must be received prior to the initial closing date. If a job has an extended deadline, applications/resumes will be considered during the extension period; however, a job may be filled before the extended date is reached.

UC San Diego Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://www-hr.ucsd.edu/saa/nondiscr.html

UC San Diego is a smoke and tobacco free environment. Please visit smokefree.ucsd.edu for more information.

UC San Diego Health Sys
Payroll Title:
Main Operating Room (OR)
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
Appointment Type:
Appointment Percent:
EX Contract
Total Openings:
Work Schedule:
Variable, Variable, Variable


As a federally-funded institution, UC San Diego Health maintains a marijuana and drug free campus. New employees are subject to drug screening.