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Providence Surgical Technologist III in Santa Monica, California

Description:

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.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications:

  • 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

Preferred qualifications:

  • Associate's Degree

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About the hospital you will serve:

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.

The 266-bed health center has a medical staff of more than 900 physicians, 1,800 employees and a host of volunteers who share a commitment to providing quality care for all.

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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: Day

Job Category: Surgical Techs

Location: California-Santa Monica

Req ID: 366977