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Technologist, Surgical Assistant

Primary Location McLean, Virginia Facility Tyson's Corner Medical Center Job Number 1224865 Date posted 11/29/2023
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Job Summary:

Assists surgical team by preparing instruments and equipment needed for scheduled procedures. Assists surgeon during procedures.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Adheres to strict aseptic techniques.

  • Obtains and inspects surgical instrument needed for each procedure.

  • Sets up instruments for use during the surgical procedure.

  • Assures that all equipment and supplies are available for the surgical procedure.

  • Assists surgeon during procedures.

  • Assists with moving, positioning, and transporting patients.

  • Handles specimens in accordance with established operating room procedures.

  • Performs counts of instruments, sharps, and sponges with the circulating nurse in accordance with established operating room procedures.

  • Removes instruments from operating room and returns them to sterile processing.

  • Assists in cleaning surgical equipment and operating room for next case.

  • May oversee equipment and supply inventory for a service.

  • Ability to operate and troubleshoot complex technical equipment.

  • Performs other related duties as directed.
Basic Qualifications:


  • Minimum two (2) years of operating room experience required.


  • High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.

  • Completion of an approved civilian or military training for surgical technologist.

License, Certification, Registration

  • Basic Life Support


Additional Requirements:

  • In order to work effectively with patients, must have effective interpersonal and communication skills and be able to stand, walk, bend, lift at least 50 pounds, hear, speak, and see.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in ambulatory surgery preferred.

  • Certified Surgical Technologist certification preferred.

Primary Location: Virginia,McLean,Tyson's Corner Medical Center Scheduled Weekly Hours: 24 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri Working Hours Start: 07:00 AM Working Hours End: 03:30 PM Job Schedule: Part-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: M40|OPEIU|Local 2 Job Level: Individual Contributor Department: Tysons Corner Medical Center - Day Surgery - 1808 Pay Range: $29.49 - $34.57 / hour Sign on bonus: $6000.00 The ranges posted above reflect the location in the job posting. The salary range may vary if you reside in a different location or state than the location posted. Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time At Kaiser Permanente, equity, inclusion and diversity are inextricably linked to our mission, and we aim to make it a part of everything we do. We know that having a diverse and inclusive workforce makes Kaiser Permanente a better place to receive health care, a more supportive partner in our communities we serve, and a more fulfilling place to work. Working at Kaiser Permanente means that you agree to and abide by our commitment to equity and our expectation that we all work together to create an inclusive work environment focused on a sense of belonging and wellbeing.

Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status. Submit Interest