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St. Joseph Health / Covenant Health Certified Surgical Technician - Surgery in Napa, California

We are looking for a Certified Surgical Technician with the Surgery Department at Queen of the Valley Medical Center.

Location: Napa, CA

Work Schedule: On call/Per diem

Shift: 8 hour Variable (Days)

Job Summary:

Under the direct supervision of the OR RN Circulator, assists the medical and nursing staff in the care of the patient in the OR. The Surgery Technician II’s primary

function is the scrub person role in the Surgical Suites and other clinical areas.

Skills :

  • Good verbal communication skills

  • Able to follow oral and written instructions

  • Able to change priorities as the unit workload changes, working overtime as needed

  • Basic competencies regarding steam sterilization of surgical instruments by the “flash method”

  • Demonstrates initiative, flexibility, self-motivation, and effective time management

  • Knowledgeable of the principles of asepsis

  • Knowledgeable of medical center policy on counting procedures for the OR

  • Familiar with sterilization methods for various equipment and instruments

  • Ability to work under stress and pressure due to rapid changes in work conditions

  • Basic computer skills

Minimum Position Qualifications:


  • High School graduate or equivalent

  • Graduate of Surgical Technology program

License / Certification:

  • Current Surgical Technician Certification

  • Current Healthcare Provider BLS certification

Preferred Position Qualifications:

  • Two (2) years as Surgical Technician in a main Operating Room

For 50 years, Queen of the Valley Medical Center has been the premiere medical facility in the Napa Valley. Our long history of providing high quality and caring service is founded on four core values: Compassion, Dignity, Justice, Excellence and Integrity. These central principles inspire us to reach out to those in need and to help heal the whole person-mind, body and spirit.Queen of the Valley Medical Center combines the region's most qualified physicians and staff with the most advanced technology available. Because we have such high standards of care, our programs have been recognized regionally and nationally for their demonstrated success of outcome and care which is par with university hospitals.Queen of the Valley 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, Queen of the Valley 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: Queen of the Valley Medical Center

Category: Surgical Techs