Surgical Technologist III Saint Johns Health Center
Under the general supervision of the circulating registered nurse and in collaboration with the service-line coordinators, clinical supervisors and surgery manager, the surgical technologist III is an individual with demonstrated competence in surgical scrubbing technique(s) who provides scrub services for the department by:
Ensuring the functionality, availability and sterility of OR supplies and equipment prior to the start of the daily caseload. Scrubbing and handling instruments during surgical procedures. Adhering to standards of aseptic technique in all phases of surgical intervention. Demonstrating competence in performing scrub services for a variety of surgical procedures. Assisting service-line coordinators in receiving and stocking supplies/equipment for a cluster of specialties. Reporting variations in stock inventory level(s) to the service-line coordinators and materials management. Communicating opportunities for systems improvement to the service-line coordinators and surgery manager. Participating in selected patient care activities such as room turnover and transporting as needed. Participating in meeting the department's budgetary objectives. Supporting the philosophy, objectives and goals of hospital administration and its representatives.
Completion of an accredited surgical technologist course (not required if more than 10 years of experience).
American Heart Association BLS
CST (certified surgical technologist)
5 year Experience as a surgical technologist with the ability to competently scrub all regularly performed procedures in seven of the eight core service-line clusters (cardiac, thoracic/vascular, orthopedics, spine, general/urology/gynecology, EENT/plastics/maxillofacial, neuro, robotics). Of the seven service-lines, five must be general/urology/gynecology, orthopedics, spine, neuro and thoracic/vascular. If cardiac is one of the service-lines that can be scrubbed competently, only three other service-lines are required to be able to scrub competently. For internal candidates, the minimum experience can be waived if the ability to scrub in the service-lines as listed above is met.
Demonstrated written communication skills
Strong verbal communication and listening skills
Effective interpersonal skills
Excellent collaboration and team building skills
Effective conflict management skills
Promotes information sharing
Assumes personal responsibility for actions
Demonstrated ability to maintain confidential information
Demonstrates a high level of accuracy, even under pressure
Demonstrates excellent judgment and decision making skills
Excellent organizational skills
Maintains a high degree of professionalism
Possesses flexibility to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment
Demonstrated time management and priority setting skills
Demonstrates a high commitment to quality
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Providence Saint John’s Health Center in Santa Monica, California, is part of Providence Health & Services, an integrated, not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, medical clinics, home health services, affiliated services and educational facilities in the western United States. Founded in 1942, Providence Saint John’s Health Center enjoys a reputation for clinical excellence across many disciplines.
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Job Category: Surgical Techs
Location: California-Santa Monica
Req ID: 366977