The Division of Perioperative Services Delivers patient care through provision and management of capital, supplies, instrumentation, and technological support as well as human resources in collaboration with medical and para-medical staff to effectively manager patients undergoing elective, urgent, and emergent surgical intervention.
Job Summary Final Filing Date : 12/01/20 Salary Range : $32.21 - $40.12 Salary Frequency : Hourly Appointment Type : Career Percentage of Time : 100% Shift Hour : Various 8 or 10 hour shifts Location : Main Hospital City : Sacramento Union Representation : Yes Benefits Eligible : Yes
We offer exceptional employment benefits including medical, dental, and vision plans, generous paid vacations and holidays, excellent retirement savings and investment plans, continuing education, and reduced fee and scholarship programs.
THIS IS NOT AN H1- B OPPORTUNITY
Responsibilities Surgical technologists are allied health professionals who are an integral part of the team of medical practitioners providing surgical care to patients in a variety of settings. The surgical technologist works under medical supervision to facilitate the safe and effective conduct of invasive surgical procedures. This individual works under the supervision of a surgeon to ensure that the operating room environment is safe, that equipment functions appropriately, and that the operative procedure is conducted under conditions that maximize patient safety. A surgical technologist possesses expertise in the theory and application of sterile and aseptic technique and combines the knowledge of human anatomy, surgical procedures, and implementation tools and technologies to facilitate a physician's performance of invasive therapeutic and diagnostic procedures.
The (level I) Scrub Technologist is a competent first scrub practitioner who is developing skills in a variety of surgical specialties.
Minimum of one year recent paid surgical technologist experience
Graduation from an accredited program that meets the curriculum requirements defined in the Core Curriculum for Surgical Technology.
Certification in Surgical Technology (CST) preferred.
Must be able to work flexible hours, rotating shifts dictated by on call responsibilities.
Ability to work overtime as needed.
Knowledge of AORN standards and recommended practices.
Knowledge of AST guidelines and AAMI recommended practices.
Knowledge of medical and surgical terminology.
Must be able to meet the essential functions of the position, standing for long periods of time, move patients and equipment.
Participates in emergency situation with short notice.
THIS POSITION MAY BE SUBJECT TO A CRIMINAL BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION, DRUG SCREEN, LIVE SCAN FINGERPRINTING, MEDICAL EVALUATION CLEARANCE, AND FUNCTIONAL CAPACITY ASSESSMENT
EEO The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
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