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Surgical Technician II

Company: Providence Health & Services
Location: Santa Monica
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Providence is calling a Surgical Technologist II (Full-Time/Evening Shift) to Providence Saint Johns Health Center in Santa Monica, CA.We are seeking a Surgical Technologist II who will be under the general supervision of the circulating Registered Nurse and in collaboration with the Service-line Coordinators and Management, the Surgical Technician is an individual with demonstrated competence in surgical scrubbing technique(s) who provides scrub services for the department by:Ensuring the functionality, availability and sterility of OR supplies and equipment prior to the start of the daily caseload. Scrubbing and handling instruments during surgical procedures. Adhering to standards of aseptic technique in all phases of surgical intervention.Demonstrating competence in performing scrub services for a variety of surgical procedures. Assisting designated Service-line Coordinator in receiving and stocking supplies/equipment for a cluster of specialties.Reporting variations in stock inventory level(s) to designated Service-line Coordinator. Communicating opportunities for systems improvement to designated Service-line Coordinator.Participating in selected patient care activities such as room turnover and transporting as needed.Participating in meeting the department's budgetary objectives.Supporting the philosophy, objectives and goals of hospital administration and its representatives.In this position you will: Demonstrates competency in selected clinical skills including but not limited to surgical procedures, equipment use and set up, aseptic technique and sterilization standards. Communicates pertinent information to the Director, Manager, Clinical Supervisor, Service-line Coordinator and/or other clinical and non-clinical staff in a timely manner so that problem resolution may take place without delay. Participates in the on-call rotation (as eligible) to provide coverage for after hours and weekend surgical cases. Demonstrates responsibility and accountability for own professional practice in regard to: Attendance, punctuality and patient confidentiality.Positive public relation image and working relationships.Obtaining necessary knowledge and skill needed to maintain competence and certifications.Completing all mandatory requirements, including annual safety programs and annual physical. Participates in the development and attainment of team, department and hospital goals including: Attending and participating in division meetings.Volunteering or accepting assignments for projects.Mission, vision and team ground rules. Required qualifications for this position includes: Completion of approved Surgical Technician course. 5 years Experience as Scrub Technician. Level of skill is measured and evaluated by performance within five clusters: EENT/Plastic/Maxillo-facial, Cardiac/Vascular/Thoracic, General/Gyn/Urology, Ortho and Spine/Neuro. Level II proficiency includes; Able to scrub most procedures within the cluster without supervision. Has working knowledge of equipment and instrumentation. Ability to deal effectively with many people across a broad range of cultural backgrounds and ages. Ability to work independently with little or no supervision. Proficient in P.C. software applications including, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc. Ability to prioritize, organize and coordinate work. Ability to work effectively with many people at various levels of the organization. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Ability to handle multiple tasks and appropriately prioritize. Ability to clearly communicate with internal and external customers, including, but not limited to, patients, co-workers, management, physicians, and visitors. Ability to maintain patient confidentiality and privacy in accordance to hospital policy. Basic computer and telephone skills.Preferred qualifications for this position include: Certified Surgical Technologist (CST). Certified Surgical First Assistant (CSFA).The CSFA certification is recognized however staff are not hired to function in this capacity and is outside of the scope of their practice as a ST.About the hospital you will serve:Providence Saint John's Health Center in Santa Monica, California, is part of Providence Health & Services, an integrated, not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, medical clinics, home health services, affiliated services and educational facilities in the western United States. Founded in 1942, Providence Saint John's Health Center enjoys a reputation for clinical excellence across many disciplines.The 266-bed health center has a medical staff of more than 900 physicians, 1,800 employees and a host of volunteers who share a commitment to providing quality care for all.We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details - is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, exual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Keywords: Providence Health & Services, Santa Monica , Surgical Technician II, Healthcare , Santa Monica, California

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