SURGICAL TECHNOLOGIST in San Diego, CA at Scripps Green Hospital

Date Posted: 10/15/2018

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 Green is a 173-bed hospital that has served the La Jolla and greater San Diego communities with distinction since 1977.  Conveniently located off I-5 near the Genesee Avenue exit, our healthcare professionals care for people from a number of communities including Bird Rock, La Jolla Shores, Mount Soledad, University City and beyond. Scripps Green offers a wide range of clinical and surgical services, including organ transplantation, oncology care, cardiothoracic and orthopedic surgery, interventional cardiology and blood and bone marrow transplantation.
 
Join our winning team supporting the Scripps Surgical Department as a Surgical Technician at Scripps Green Hospital La Jolla.  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 full time (72 Hours per pay period), 12-Hour night shifts, and located at Scripps Green Hospital La Jolla.  

Job Requirements

Required Education/Experience/Specialized Skills/Certifications:
  • 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.
  • Excellent communication skills; basic computer skills.
  • Ability to multi-task and work well in a team environment.
  • Detail oriented, ability to work well in a fast-paced, high stress environment.
 
Preferred Experience/Certification/Education:
  • Two (2) years’ 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.