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UCLA Health Systems

Surgical Technician, Per Diem - Surgery Center - Santa Clarita



Full Time

On Site


Santa Clarita, California, United States


Under the direct supervision of the Charge Nurse within the Operating Room, the Surgical Tech completes surgical set-ups according to department standards. The Surgical Tech ensures and is responsible for the care of the patient in the surgical suite, and is responsible for the surgical instrumentation and the preparation of supplies and equipment used, as well as other related duties. Duties include anticipating patient needs at the sterile field, related to preparing for all supplies, instruments and equipment. The Surgical Tech is responsible for implementing knowledge of aseptic technique, practices related to prevention of retained foreign objects, safe medication labeling and handling, anticipatory skills related to the sequence of the procedure, and safe specimen handling. Qualifications

  • Must have at least 2 years' experience and ability to independently scrub on multiple surgical services
  • Working knowledge of the use, function and operation of all operating room equipment
  • Working knowledge of aseptic technique
  • Working knowledge of surgical procedures including anatomy and correct terminology
  • Ability to provide information, explain policies and procedures to team members
  • Ability to set priorities, recognize emergency situations and take the appropriate action under the direction of the nurse in charge
  • Work independently and follow through on all assignments.
  • Ability to move objects, such as heavy carts and handle surgical equipment safely
  • Ability to take emergency call whenever assigned
  • Ability to speak, write and read English

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.

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