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 Surgical Tech positions are 12-hour shifts.
Our Hillcrest Main OR has 11 operating rooms and is designated as a level one trauma center. We care for adult and neonatal patients and occasionally pediatric patients. Services we provide: Cardio Thoracic, General Surgery, Surgical Oncology, Minimally Invasive using the da Vinci® robotic system, Robotics, Bariatric, Vascular, Reproductive Medicine, Gynecology, GYN Oncology, GYN-Urology, Head and Neck, Burn and Trauma (Hillcrest only), Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Neuro Surgery, Orthopedic and Ophthalmology, UC San Diego Medical Center performs over 7,000 cases annually.
Under general direction of surgical nurse, performs fairly complex surgical technician duties utilizing specialized knowledge acquired through formal training. This position is assigned surgical technician support to several specialty surgical areas within UC San Diego Health. Duties also include verification of specialty equipment and inventory, contacting surgeons concerning equipment, contacting supply companies and their vendors about malfunctioning or broken equipment, and providing continuing education in-service to staff. Serves as a resource to other scrub personnel. Performs other related tasks as required.
Completion of accredited Surgical Technologist training/institution or equivalent.
BART or BLS at time of hire with commitment to get BART within (6) six months of hire date.
Prior Surgical Technician experience.
Knowledge and abilities essential to the successful performance of the duties assigned to the position.
Knowledge of surgical instrumentation used in various surgical procedures.
Certified Surgical Technologist (CST).
Two (2) years Surgical Technician experience.
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.
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.