UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 8-11-2022 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.
Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 8-23-2022. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.
This posting will remain open until all vacancies have been filled.
As the only academic medical center in San Diego, UC San Diego Medical Center sets the standard for experienced professionals. Our OR environment is remarkable for many reasons – the support of friendly, trusted co-workers, and the challenges of a dynamic educational atmosphere where people with an insatiable appetite for knowledge thrive. Our OR teams are highly involved in making decisions and are both encouraged and supported by management. You can become a highly valued and validated contributor who can take the reigns in any project and succeed. UC San Diego Health's Perioperative Services is growing and we invite you to join our team! In addition to working for San Diego's only academic medical center, this position is eligible for our outstanding benefits package day one of employment. These ST position will be 12-hour shifts days.
In combination with a surgical nurse, the Surgical Technician performs a wide range of duties utilizing specialized knowledge acquired through formal training. The Senior Surgical Technician supports surgical areas within UC San Diego Health. Duties also include verification of specialty equipment and inventory, contacting surgeons concerning equipment and supply needs for complex cases, communicating with related buyers and vendors and other staff concerning their service, contacting surgical supply companies and their vendors about malfunctioning or broken equipment, and providing education/training to new staff. Performs other related tasks as required. Surgical Tech will support Same Day Surgery Operating Rooms, Main Operating Room, Night Call, Wknds and Holidays in conjunction will all other surgical techs in unit.
Completion of Accredited Surgical Technologist institution or specialized program.
BART or BLS at time of hire with commitment to get BART within six (6) months of hire date.
A minimum of one (1) year of Surgical Technician experience.
Proven knowledge of maintaining a therapeutic environment for patients undergoing surgical procedures.
Demonstrated knowledge of surgical instrumentation used in various surgical procedures.
Knowledge and abilities essential to the successful performance of the duties assigned to the position.
Certified Surgical Technologist (CST).
Two (2) years of Surgical Technician experience, preferably in an operating room handling a variety of complex surgical cases.
Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.
Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.
Pay Transparency Act
Annual Full Pay Range: $71,827 - $89,283 (will be prorated if the appointment percentage is less than 100%)
Hourly Equivalent: $34.40 - $42.76
Factors in determining the appropriate compensation for a role include experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs. The Hiring Pay Scale referenced in the job posting is the budgeted salary or hourly range that the University reasonably expects to pay for this position. The Annual Full Pay Range may be broader than what the University anticipates to pay for this position, based on internal equity, budget, and collective bargaining agreements (when applicable).
UC San Diego is an academic powerhouse and economic engine, recognized as one of the top 8 public universities by U.S. News and World Report. Innovation is central to who we are and what we do. Here, students learn that knowledge isn't just acquired in the classroom - life is their laboratory. UC San Diego's rich academic portfolio includes six undergraduate colleges, five academic divisions and five graduate and professional schools. The university's award-winning scholars are experts at the forefront of their fields with an impressive track record for achieving scientific, medical and technological breakthroughs.