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Providence Health & Services Surgery Technician V *8 Hour Shifts* in Burbank, California

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Providence is calling a Surgery Tech V (Full-Time/Variable Shift) to Providence St Joseph Medical Center in Burbank, CA.

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We are seeking a Surgery Tech V who will perform a variety of technical duties to scrub in surgery. Prepare operating rooms for surgery, using appropriate techniques. Provide technical services and assists in operating room as assigned and directed. Serve as a resource along with the RN Specialty Coordinator for at least one surgical specialty.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Implement and maintain established department, unit, and hospital policies, procedures, and objectives as well as quality assurance, safety, environmental, and infection control policies

  • Assist surgeons during operations limited to the surgical technologist scope of practice

  • Assist in maintaining correct count of instruments, sutures and sponges. Report incorrect counts immediately to the surgeon and circulator

  • Assist with care and maintenance of department equipment and supplies

  • Enhance personal growth and development through participation in educational programs, current literature, in service meetings, and workshops

  • Orient and train assigned personnel. Act in a preceptor role

  • Correspond with specialty coordinator to order necessary equipment, instruments, and supplies

  • Prepare rooms with appropriate instruments, sutures, supplies and equipment. Assist the surgical team during operative procedures

  • Assist in cleaning and preparing rooms between procedures and after terminal cleaning

  • Drape patients for surgical procedures

  • Maintain a surgical "neutral zone" for passing of surgical sharps

  • Maintain aseptic techniques; actively monitor situations which could lead to breaches in aseptic technique. Report all breaks in aseptic technique immediately to the surgeon and RN circulator. Wear eye protection at all times

  • Provide comfort and support for patients by demonstrating sensitivity to patient's care and privacy

  • Identify and care for specimens

  • Assure all surgeon/procedure specific needs are planned ahead and made readily available. Update physician preference cards as needed

  • Participate in unit/department specific quality improvement activities

  • Cover on call assignments, arriving at Medical Center within 30 minutes of notification

  • Attend meetings as required

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Education to meet certification, license or registration requirement

  • National Certification as a Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) issued by the Liaison Council on certification for the surgical technologist. Required for anyone hired after 1995

  • BLS for Healthcare Providers sponsored by the American Heart Association. NOTE: If employee/applicant has certification by the American Red Cross, this will be accepted until expiration. At that time, renewal must be sponsored by the American Heart Association. Required for anyone hired after 1995

  • 5 years scrub experience

  • Must be skilled in at least two advanced specialties (e.g., cardiovascular, orthopedics, etc.)

  • Has advanced skills as Surgical Tech w/ability to scrub proficiently on complicated surgical procedures

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Burbank, CA, is a 414 bed acute care facility, known for its state-of-the-art technology and high quality, compassionate care, has provided the full range of diagnostic, treatment, care and support services for the San Fernando Valley communities for close to 70 years. Many of our specialized services are provided within our Heart and Vascular Institute, one of Los Angeles County's first STEMI designated receiving centers of heart attack victims; our Hycy and Howard Hill Neuroscience Institute, awarded the Gold Seal of Approval from The Joint Commission for a Primary Stroke Center, and the Gold Plus Achievement Award from the American Stroke Association (2010); our Women's Pavilion, and our newly opened the Roy and Patricia Disney Family Cancer Center, a comprehensive, state-of-the-art, patient-centered, treatment facility. Our cancer center includes some of the most advanced technology in radiation oncology, highly advanced medical and surgical oncology, excellent clinical outcomes and research, and all patient support services are housed in the same building. Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center has an exceptional orthopedic program recognized for its excellent outcomes and clinical expertise. And Providence Saint Joseph's Bariatric Program, a leader and resource for those dealing with obesity in Southern California, received a Five-Star Rating for Bariatric Surgery, and Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence designation from HealthGrades.

For information on our comprehensive range of benefits, visit:

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Surgical Techs

Location: California-Burbank

Req ID: 283647

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