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St. Joseph Health / Covenant Health Certified Surgical Tech in Fullerton, California

We are looking for a Certified Surgical Technician with the General Surgery Department at St. Jude Medical Center.

Location: Fullerton, CA

Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Days, 10 hours

Job Summary:

Role and Responsibilities:

Under the direct supervision of a registered nurse, the Scrub Tech performs the duties of the scrub nurse during operative procedures. Additionally, the Scrub Tech is responsible for surgical case preparation and post-procedure equipment follow-up.

Information Management:

Treats all information and data within the scope of the position with complete confidentiality and security. Nursing managers and coordinators shall have access to the complete medical record of patients under their care for clinical or health care operation purposes. The Administrative Supervisor's access of medical records relating to patients

not under his or her care shall be recorded through the hospitals electronic auditing function or by medical records department staff and may be reviewed by the Privacy Officer or designee. All members of the nursing staff shall have access to the complete medical record of patients who are on the floor or unit to which the staff member is assigned while on duty and working.

Risk Management:

Cooperates fully in all risk management activities and investigations.

Skills:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of appropriate care of surgical instruments and equipment.

  • Complies with department protocols on care and maintenance of specialty instruments.

  • Acts as a resource person within scope of practice for other staff members and physicians.

  • Provides information as appropriate regarding procedures, surgical equipment, and surgical supplies.

  • Takes an active role in identifying own educational needs and maintaining currency with new procedures, equipment, supplies, etc.

Position Requirements:

Education:

  • High School Graduate or equivalent.

  • Graduate of a program accredited by the Association of Surgical Technicians.

License and Certification: Basic Life Support- Health Care Provider Level.

Experience: Proficient scrubbing in one or more: Complex Spine, Total Joints, Open Hearts (chest), and the Eye.

Preferred Position Qualifications:

Experience: Two years recent clinical experience

St. Jude Medical Center is a faith-based, non-profit, 384-bed, tertiary care facility, and is one of Southern California's most-respected and technologically-advanced hospitals. With nearly 700 of the area's finest physicians on staff, St. Jude offers nearly every medical specialty and sub-specialty. Whether for the birth of a baby, life-saving surgery or a routine mammogram, St. Jude continues to set the standard for medical care and offers the community the most comprehensive array of services and programs.St. Jude Medical Center provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, St. Jude Medical Center complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.Positions specified as “on call/per diem” refers to employment consisting of shifts scheduled on as “as needed basis” to fill in for staff vacancies.

Company: St. Jude Medical Center

Category: Surgical Techs

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