SURGICAL TECHNOLOGIST LEAD in San Diego, CA at Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla

Date Posted: 11/2/2018

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.
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.
Our team remains committed to professional development, dedication to their team members and best care practices and making patients feel comfortable with and informed about their care.  Our surgical support staff focus on the unique skills required for assisting patients before, during, and after procedures. 
Join our Scripps operating room team as a Surgical Technologist Lead.  You will ensure that operating 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 all surgical cases including multiple specialties, and acts as the lead for at least one specialty. Takes initiative to utilize appropriate support services to resolve issues. Organizes room cleanup and ensures efficient room turnover, including decontaminating equipment as necessary. Coordinates outside vendors, positions and transports patients and trains others that work in the operating room. Maintains physician preference cards. Acts as a liaison with other departments. Coordinates upcoming schedules with physicians, RN's and others involved in the surgical cases. Other duties as assigned to ensure smooth operations in surgical services.
This is a full-time (1.0 FTE, 80 hours per pay period), day shift position.

Job Requirements

Required Education/Experience/Specialized Skills:
  • Three years recent experience in the operating room required.
  • Technical competence in multiple surgical services.
  • Ability to organize multiple tasks and prioritize appropriately.
  • Excellent leadership, interpersonal and communication (verbal and written) skills.
  • Detail oriented and able work well in a fast-paced, high stress environment.
  • Able to train and coach others.
Required Certification/Registration:
  • Current American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Provider required
Preferred Education/Experience/Specialized Skills/Certification:
  • Current CST
  • At least three (3) years of experience in Orthopedic and Maxillofacial service lines
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.