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#OPP90436 Sr Surgical Tech - Outpatient Pavilion

Initial Review Date: Fri 12/8/2017

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 10/16/17 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.


UC San Diego Health new Outpatient Pavilion and 8-suite Operating Room is scheduled to open in early 2018. As we grow, so does our outpatient surgery needs to include orthopedics, urology, general surgery, head and neck, minimally invasive, and plastics. We invite you to apply with San Diego’s only academic medical center. Anticipated start date January 2018.

Under direction of surgical nurse, this position 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 the Medical Center. Duties also assigned to this position may involve verification of specialty equipment and inventory, contacting surgeons concerning equipment, and supply companies and their vendors about malfunctioning or broken equipment as well as providing continuing education in-service to staff. This position may serve as a resource to other scrub personnel.


  • BART or BLS at time of hire with commitment to get BART w/in 6 months of hire date.
  • Must have two (2) years of experience in an Acute/Main OR Hospital or Outpatient setting.
  • Must have one (1) year of approved Surgical Technician specialized training/certification.
  • Must have demonstrated knowledge of maintaining a therapeutic environment for patients undergoing surgical procedures.
  • Must have demonstrated knowledge of a wide variety of surgical instrumentation used in various surgical procedures.


  • Must be able to work various hours, days, shifts, on-call and various locations based on the 24-hour Medical Center's business needs.

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:
Outpatient Pavilion
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
La Jolla Medical Center
Appointment Type:
Appointment Percent:
EX Contract
Total Openings:
Work Schedule:
Variable, 10 hrs/day, Variable


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