SURGICAL EQUIPMENT TECH in San Diego, CA at Scripps Corporate Admin Services

Date Posted: 9/7/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

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.
In 2018, Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego was ranked as 'high performing' by U.S. News and World Report in nephrology. Scripps Mercy Hospital is San Diego’s longest established hospital, and the only Catholic medical center with campuses in San Diego and Chula Vista.  Our team of highly skilled and engaged health professionals provide exceptional patient care which we describe as the “Mercy style of care.”  We believe that the mind, body and spirit each play an integral part in the healing process, and we care for our patients and each other with that philosophy in mind.
Join a winning team supporting the Surgery Department as a Surgical Equipment Tech at Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego. Our team remains committed to professional development, dedication to their team members and best care practices, and making patients feel comfortable and informed about their care.  Our surgical support staff focus on the unique skills required for assisting patients before, during, and after procedures. 
The Surgical Equipment Tech works under the supervision of the Manager to provide technical support of the surgical patient. Organizes electrical equipment, establishes the sterile field, and provides support for the surgical team. Knowledgeable in the practice of aseptic technique in the operating room environment. Effectively functions as a team member, accepts directions, responsibility, accountability, and maintains ethical standards. Assure monitoring of environment and all other duties as required. The Surgical Equipment Tech acts as a liaison between Materials Management, Biomedical Department, and the Operating Room.
This position is Full Time, Days, and located at Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego.

Job Requirements

Required Education/Experience/Specialized Skills:
  • Must have knowledge of technical equipment used in the Surgery department
  • Must meet annual Peri-operative service partner competencies
  • Ability to speak, read, and follow directions in English
  • Ability to read, write, and comprehend medical terminology
  • Ability to multi-task and work well in a team environment.
  • Computer skills including keyboarding
  • High school diploma
Required Certification/Registration:
  • BLS for Healthcare Provider from American Heart Association (AHA)
Preferred Education/Experience/Specialized Skills:
  • Current training and competency in Hospital Operating Room setting with emphasis on surgical equipment and anesthesia delivery equipment preferred 
  • Prior Perioperative Service Partner preferred 
Scripps Health is repeatedly named on the Fortune Magazine’s 100 Best Companies to work for, only San Diego-based Company and Becker’s Healthcare Top Hospitals. Scripps Health offers a robust Total Rewards Program designed to compensate and motivate you throughout your career. Scripps Health Total Rewards Program includes a broad range of plans and programs including market competitive pay and performance incentives, health and wellness benefits, financial wellness benefits, work-life resources, learning and development opportunities, and rewards and recognition. Unlock your potential with Scripps Health today.
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.