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STERILE PROCESSING/SURG TECH Hybrid in San Diego, CA at Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla

Date Posted: 5/10/2019

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Sterile Processing/Surgical Tech – Scripps La Jolla

At Scripps Health, you will experience the pride, support, respect that has been repeatedly recognized as one of the nation’s Top 100 Places to Work. You’ll be surrounded by people committed to making a difference in the lives of their patients and their teammates. So if you’re open to change, go ahead and unlock your potential.

Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla has been one of Southern California’s premier medical centers for more than 90 years. Scripps La Jolla was ranked No. 1 by U.S. News & World Report for the San Diego region and among the best in the nation in eight specialties.  We are consistently recognized for quality patient care and we were the first hospital in San Diego to be designated a Magnet Hospital by the American Nursing Association for excellence in patient care.


Join our team as a Sterile Processing/Surgical Tech where you will be responsible for the cleaning, packaging, sterilization, storage, and distribution of medical instruments, equipment, and supplies used for patient care. Cleans and disinfects equipment requiring decontamination or sterilization according to designated principles of asepsis. Responsible for testing and recording of sterilizer equipment performance to ensure operating within sterility standards. Maintains established control systems for supplies and equipment processed. Functions as surgical technologist by assuming the responsibility of that role which includes ensuring rooms and case specific supplies and equipment are ready for use, patient transport and positioning, and performance of scrub role to assist physicians and nurses during surgical procedures.


This is a full-time position  (80 hours per pay period), with varied 10 hour shifts.


Job Requirements

  • Graduation from an accredited Surgical Technologist Program.
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills
  • BLS
  • Certified Surgical Technologist, Certified Registered Central Service Technician (CRCST), or CBSPD. Certification required within 6 months of hire. 
  • 1 year experience in Central Processing or Surgical Tech (OR) setting.

    Scripps Health is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity/expression), age, marital status, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.