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

Date Posted: 11/5/2018

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 Memorial Hospital La Jolla was ranked No. 1 by U.S. News and World Report for the San Diego region and among the best in the nation in seven specialties. With 444 licensed beds and a Level II Trauma Center 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 a winning team supporting our Surgical Department as a Surgical Technologist at Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla. Our surgical 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. 
As a Surgical Tech you will ensure the OR rooms are ready for surgery, including all case-specific supplies and equipment are sterile and ready for use; monitor sterile field throughout procedures; scrubs for cases, and anticipate the needs of the physician and operating team. The Surgical Technician 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.
This position is Full Time (72 hours per pay period), Varied 12-Hour Shifts, and located at Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla.  

Job Requirements

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