Surgical Technologist Lead (FT) - Physicians Surgery Center of Downey
Location: Downey, CA, USA
Internal Number: 197068087
Category: Technician/Clinical Unlicensed
Today, SCA Health has grown to 11,000 teammates who care for 1 million patients each year and support physician specialists holistically in many aspects of patient care. Together, our teammates create value in specialty care by aligning physicians, health plans and health systems around a common goal: delivering on the quadruple aim of high-quality outcomes and a better experience for patients and providers, all at a lower total cost of care.
As part of Optum, we participate in an integrated care delivery system that enables us to support our partners as they navigate a complex healthcare environment, Only SCA Health has a dynamic group of physician-driven, specialty care businesses that allows us to customize solutions, no matter the need or challenge:
We connect patients to physicians in new and differentiated ways as part of Optum and with our new Specialty Management Solutions business.
We have pioneered a physician-led, multi-site model of practice solutions that restores physician agency by aligning incentives to support growth and transition to value-based care.
We lead the industry in value-based payment solutions through our Global 1 bundled payment convener, that provides easy predictable billing to patients.
We help physicians address everything beyond surgical procedures, including anesthesia and ancillary service lines.
The new SCA Health represents who we are today and where we are goingâ”and the growing career opportunities for YOU.
The Surgical Technician Lead is responsible for providing safe and direct surgical scrub on all types of minor and major surgical procedures dependent on individual competence within the ASC to identified age groups. In collaboration with other members of the multi-disciplinary care team, the surgical technologist competently performs job responsibilities in accordance with all rules and regulations of all applicable local, state, and federal agencies and accrediting bodies. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.
Ensure patient needs are met in accordance with instructions of physician and facilityâ™s policies & procedures.
Demonstrates respect for co-workers & develops positive working relationships with other departments.
Communicates with courtesy when interacting with patients, physicians, hospital staff, vendors and the public â“ in person, on the telephone, or by email.
Coordinates and performs activities routinely as appropriate with the Director of Nursing, Medical Director and the Quality Committee(s).
Performs the role of surgical scrub by anticipating the needs of the surgeon and keeping the circulating nurse informed of any needs throughout a procedure.
Ensures all supplies, equipment and medications are assembled prior to the start of the procedure.
Responsible for ensuring all new equipment requests are appropriately analyzed based on utilization and data from the provider.
Understands the high standards and cost savings and containment of the ASC.
Promotes safe environment. Takes appropriate action in emergency situations, being aware of and controlling hazards which may endanger patients, visitors, and employees.
Assists the team with safe and appropriate operating room turnover times.
Identifies potentially unsafe situations and notifies supervisor.
Follows CDC isolation guidelines, appropriately uses PPE, and performs handwashing according to policy.
Strictly adheres to all infection control practices and diligently monitors aseptic technique of the entire surgical team. Takes immediate corrective action for breaks in technique.
High school graduate or equivalent
Surgical Technician Certification (CST) required
1-2 years ASC or hospital Experience REQUIRED
Multispecialty surgical experience strongly preferred. Center is heavy in orthopedics, ENT, pain management, and gastroenterology
Must be personable, friendly, and exhibit flexibility and positive interpersonal skills
Surgical Care Affiliates (S.C.A) was launched in 1982 and we operate 185 surgical facilities, including surgery centers, surgical hospitals, and hospital surgery departments, in 34 states. We employ approximately 5,000 teammates and more than 7,500 physicians perform procedures in SCA facilities each year. More than 2,000 of these physicians, along with 45+ leading health systems are partnered with us. S.C.A is invested in the success in changing the healthcare market place and improving service models by generating new approaches. The company’s mission is to care for patients, serve physicians, and improve healthcare in America. It achieves this mission by focusing on its core values of clinical quality, integrity, service excellence, teamwork, accountability and continuous improvement.