Per Diem Surgical Technician - Labor & Delivery

UC San Diego Health System Hillcrest
La Jolla, California
Sep 25, 2021
Sep 25, 2021
Labor and Delivery
Position Type
Per Diem

Under close supervision, incumbent performs as a Surgical Technician in fast paced, high risk Labor and Delivery Unit. Responsibilities include management of surgical equipment, instruments, and supplies. Maintaining sterile surgical techniques, and informal education of nursing and medical staff. Scrub for Obstetric surgeries and procedures. Stock LDR's and OR's with supplies and equipment. Transport labs to the laboratory, transport patients to other units, run errands within hospital as needed.

  • Certificate from an accredited Surgical Technician institution; or evidence of completion of Surgical Tech training in a specialized program.
  • BART or BLS at time of hire with commitment to get BART within six (6) months of hire date.
  • Previous Surgical Tech experience in a hospital setting.
  • Proven experience handling a variety of complex surgical cases.
  • Superb customer service, critical thinking, and communication skills.
  • Must be a team-player.
  • Previous experience in OB/GYN or Women's Health.
  • Certified Surgical Technologist (CST).
  • Two (2+) or more 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.

Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).

UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, and several outpatient clinics. UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest is a designated Level I Trauma Center and has the only Burn Center in the county. We invite you to join our dynamic team!

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