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Sutter Health Surgical Technician II, Ambulatory Surgery Center in Stockton, California

Organization:

SGMF-Sutter Gould Med Foundation

Position Overview:

Responsible for preparing the sterile field for surgical operations including the setup of sterile instruments, assisting surgeons in gowning and gloving, and draping patients for surgery. Directly supports the surgical team during operations by passing instruments and supplies, holding retractors, and anticipating surgeons' needs during course of surgery. Supports the functionality of the department by distributing supplies and performing equipment maintenance, testing, and setup as needed. Adheres to all local/state/federal regulations, codes, policies and procedures to ensure privacy and safety to help deliver optimal patient care. May also be responsible for performing specific procedures and/or may help orient other staff to the department.

Job Description :

EDUCATION

HS Diploma or equivalent education/experience

Graduate of an accredited surgical technology program

CERTIFICATION & LICENSURE

BLS-Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE AS TYPICALLY ACQUIRED IN:

  • 1 year requires basic clinical and practical experience as typically acquired in a similar environment.

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE

  • General knowledge of surgical tools, procedures, views, and equipment.

  • Ability to interpret a variety of data and instructions, furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

  • Basic understanding of human anatomy, physiology, pathology, and medical terminology.

  • Possess written and verbal communications skills to explain sensitive information clearly and professionally to diverse audiences, including non-medical people.

  • Well-developed time management and organizational skills, including the ability to prioritize assignments and work within standardized operating procedures and scientific methods to achieve objectives and meet deadlines.

  • General knowledge of computer applications, such as Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel and Outlook).

  • Prioritize assignments and work within standardized policies, procedures, and scientific methods to achieve objectives and meet deadlines.

  • Work independently, as well as be part of the team, including accomplishing multiple tasks in an environment with interruptions.

  • Identify, evaluate and resolve standard problems by selecting appropriate solutions from established options.

  • Build collaborate relationships with peers and other healthcare providers to achieve departmental and corporate objectives.

License/Certifications:

BLS-Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider - American Heart Association

Education:

High School Diploma (Required)

Job Shift:

Days

Schedule:

Per Diem/Casual

Shift Hours:

8

Days of the Week:

Friday, Monday, Thursday, Tuesday, Wednesday

Weekend Requirements:

None

Benefits:

No

Unions:

No

Position Status:

Non-Exempt

Weekly Hours:

1

Employee Status:

Per Diem/Casual

Number of Openings:

1

This position may regularly work, store, prepare, receive, unpack, transport, dispose of, or administer drug(s) identified as hazardous, or potentially hazardous, by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) for purposes of USP 800.

Sutter Health Affiliates are equal opportunity employers EOE/M/F/Disability/Veterans.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, registered domestic partner status, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, national origin (including possession of a driver's license issued to individuals who did not present proof of authorized presence in the U.S.), age, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, political affiliation, pregnancy or perceived pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition, genetic information or any other characteristic made unlawful by local, state, or federal law, ordinance or regulation. External hires must pass a background check/drug screening. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state, and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

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