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UCLA Health Systems

Surgical Technician/Sr. Surgical Technician -Surgery Center - Torrance

Healthcare

All

Full Time

On Site

No

Torrance, California, United States

Responsibilities

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

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

At least 2 years' experience and ability to independently scrub on multiple surgical services preferred

To be a Sr. Surgical Technologist you must have at least 6 months of experience as a Surg Tech at UCLA Health as well as CRCST certification

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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