Sr. Surgical Technician - Jacobs Medical Center OR | University of California, San Diego - Military Veterans

at HERC - Southern California

San Diego, California

This position will remain open until all vacancies have been filled. UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment : Apply by 07/16/2020 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor. Special Selection Applicants : Apply by 07/27/2020. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance. DESCRIPTION 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 RN positions are 12-hour shifts. Jacobs Medical Center at UC San Diego Health is a 245-bed advanced medical center. The 10-story, 509,500-square-foot facility opened on November 20, 2016. Its medical services include advanced surgery, cancer care, cardiac rehabilitation, clinical trials, birthing options and more. There is a total of 24 operating rooms (ORs), including a 4-OR intraoperative imaging suite with an MRI machine and mobile CT scanner, designed to support the most advanced brain and spine surgeries. 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. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS 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. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Certified Surgical Technologist (CST). Two (2) years of Surgical Technician experience, preferably in an operating room handling a variety of complex surgical cases. SPECIAL CONDITIONS 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. Our employees enjoy competitive compensation packages in a diverse, stimulating workforce. These positions are eligible for full benefits first day of hire, including but not limited to: Health/Dental/Vision insurance Work life balance UC Retirement Plan Pet insurance Approximately 15 vacation days, 12 sick days & 13 paid holidays per year.

San Diego, California

Southern California HERC, established in 2003, is a non-profit organization composed of a diverse group of colleges and universities, and research, medical, and cultural institutions. Our institutions are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in the recruitment process and providing a work environment sensitive to work/life balance. We also understand that employment decisions often involve two careers and offer state of the art dual career resources and solutions. SoCal HERC includes members from the Central Coast, Los Angeles, Orange County, Inland Empire, and San Diego.

HERC is a gateway to more jobs in higher education and related fields than any other website. HERC provides job seekers with comprehensive and transparent access to job opportunities, daily job alerts, career advice news and webinars, dual career support, and regional multicultural resources to help with relocating to a new community.

SoCal HERC Member Institutions:

Antioch University, Azusa Pacific, University Cal Tech

CSU Fullerton, CSU Northridge,  CSU San Bernardino 

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Chapman University, Citrus College

Concordia University Irvine, Grossmont-Cuyamaca CCD, Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine 

Loyola Marymount University, MiraCosta Community College, Mount St. Mary’s University

North Orange County CCD, Occidental College,  Pacific Oaks College & Childrens School 

Point Loma Nazarene University, San Diego State University, Soka University of America

The Claremont Colleges, The Salk Institute for Biological Sciences, UC Path Center

UC Irvine, UCLA, UC Riverside

UCSD, University of Redlands, University of San Diego

University of Southern California, Vanguard University, Whittier College

While there are certainly wonderful opportunities to teach and conduct research at HERC campuses, of the 42,000 jobs on hercjobs.org, over 24,000 (or 57%) are non-teaching positions. You will find jobs in healthcare, administration, software, information technology, finance, technical and trades, social work, student affairs, and much, much more.

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