Surgical Tech - Digestive Diseases (North Hollywood)

In this role, you will be responsible for full sterile/non-sterile preparation of the procedure operating room before and after procedure surgery. You will assist physician/surgeon during surgical procedures and perform sterilization/reprocessing of instruments and equipment after each procedure and perform other related duties as required.Qualifications

  • Certified Surgical Technologist from an accredited program
  • Possession of CPR certification/BCLS through the American Heart Association or American Red Cross
  • Working knowledge of use, function, and operation of procedure room equipment, instrumentation, and furniture
  • Working knowledge of procedure room sanitation
  • Working knowledge of aseptic technique
  • Working knowledge of procedures, anatomy, and terminology
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with peers and other co-workers
  • Ability to accept shift changes to meet the department's needs
  • Skill in setting priorities, recognizing emergency situations and taking appropriate action based on past experiences or according to instruction from the nurse in charge
  • Ability to lift heavy objects, push or pull heavy carts, handle surgical equipment carefully and safely, and stand for long periods of time

UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.