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SURGICAL TECHNOLOGIST - Labor and Delivery in San Diego, CA at Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego

Date Posted: 11/19/2018

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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 our winning team supporting the Labor and Delivery Department as a Surgical Technician at Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego. Our team remains committed to professional development, dedication to team members, 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. 
 
As a Surgical Tech you will ensure OR rooms are ready for surgery, including all case-specific supplies and equipment are sterile and ready for use. Monitors sterile field throughout procedure. Scrubs for cases, anticipates the needs of the physician and operating team.  Takes initiative to utilize appropriate support services to resolve issues. Positions and transports patients. Organizes room cleanup and ensures efficient room turnover, including decontaminating equipment as necessary. Coordinates outside vendors and trains others that work in the operating room as needed. Other duties as assigned to ensure smooth operations in surgical services.
 
This position is a full-time (72 hours per pay period), 12-hour night shift located at Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego.

Job Requirements

Required Qualifications:
  • One (1) year of recent experience as a Surgical Technologist or completion of an accredited Surgical Technologist training program.
  • Current BLS for Healthcare Providers from the American Heart Association.
  • Certified Surgical Tech Certification
  • Detail oriented, ability to work well in a fast-paced, high stress environment.
  • Excellent communication skills; basic computer skills.
  • Ability to multi-task and work well in a team environment.
 
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Two (2) years’ experience in the main OR
  • Trauma experience  
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.