Surgical Technologist I

Surgical Technologist I

Surgical Technologist I

Surgical Technologist I

Primary Location San Diego, California
Job Number 1148234
Date posted 01/26/2023
Description:
Assists as a member of the surgical team during surgery under close supervision by setting up the operating room beforehand, choosing and passing instruments during surgical procedures, and keeping it clean in accordance with established policies and procedures. Assists with postoperative care for patients. follows the guidelines for aseptic techniques set forth in the policies and procedures. maintains cordial, respectful interactions with the public, patients, and other staff members.
Essential Responsibilities:
As a member of the surgical team assists the surgeon during the procedure. passes supplies and tools as needed. scrubs and follows the sterile process according to each procedure.
helps to drape the patient.
(As noted previously, situating and draping the patient.)
ensures appropriate tissue retraction. Can hold retractor when directed by the surgeon (but cannot place retractor).
by adding a Bovie to a clamp at the surgeon's direction, aids in managing hemostasis.
helps with suctioning, sponge counts, needle/sharp counts, and tool counts.
prepares a suture for the surgical incision's closure.
according to a doctor's instructions, apply the appropriate surgical dressing. (Wound care and bandages).
Identifies sudden emergencies, reacts to them and offers assistance while adhering to established rules and guidelines.
As a member of the surgical team, assists the surgeon during the procedure. passes supplies and tools as needed. scrubs and follows sterile process according to each procedure.
helps to drape the patient.
(As noted previously, situating and draping the patient.)
ensures appropriate tissue retraction. Can hold retractor when directed by surgeon (but cannot place retractor).
by adding a Bovie to a clamp at the surgeon's direction, aids in managing hemostasis.
helps with suctioning, sponge counts, needle/sharp counts, and tool counts.
prepares a suture for the surgical incision's closure.
according to a doctor's instructions, apply the appropriate surgical dressing. (Wound care and bandages).
Identifies sudden emergencies, reacts to them, and offers assistance while adhering to established rules and guidelines.

Consult the surgeon about each specimen. Samples should be handed off to the circulator before the case is finished, or earlier if the surgeon so directs.
Places all instruments in a cart to be returned to SPD or takes them to the workroom for cleaning.

Eliminate suction bottles and other items, and discard any contaminated tools.
complies with aseptic, antiseptic, and sterilization procedures.
storing, distributing, and packaging surgical supplies.
Guidelines for handling surgical samples and bodily fluids are part of preserving environmental safety. necessary counts Fire safety, radiation, and electrical risks.
tubes drains, and catheters act as collection devices.
modes of transportation, including ICU transport, to and from the operating room.
Emergency procedures and patient care. cardiac and respiratory resuscitation

Modes of transportation to and from the O.R., including ICU transport.
Patient care and emergency procedures. cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
Assists surgeons with surgical procedures, in other patient areas according to patient needs, i.e. toucheostoy and PDA repair in NICU.
Other duties as assigned or required.

 

Read also employees expected conduct for this job

 

Basic Qualifications:
Experience
  • One (1) year of the operating room or military equivalent experience in a scrub role within the last two years or recent completion of the operating room training program.
  • Per the National Agreement, current KP Coalition employees have this experience requirement waived.
Education
  • N/A
License, Certification, Registration
  • CPR required.
  • Newly hired surgical technicians will be required to become certified within six (6) months of hire.

 

Additional Requirements:
  • Ability to scrub all types of surgical cases except open heart.

 

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Prior experience as First Assistant preferred.

 

Notes:

  • 10-hr shift position 0800-1830. Back-up 8-hr is 1000-1830.
  • Rotating workday off.
  • May rotate to SAM or OTM to help with staffing needs.
Primary Location: California,San Diego,Garfield Specialty Care
Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40
Shift: Day
Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu Fri, Sat, Sun
Working Hours Start: 08:00 AM
Working Hours End: 06:30 PM
Job Schedule: Full-time
Job Type: Standard
Employee Status: Regular
Employee Group/Union Affiliation: B09|OPEIU|Local 30
Job Level: Individual Contributor
Department: Garfield Specialty Center – Outpatient Surgery- 3 – 0801
Pay Range: $30.95 – $34.59
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

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