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Surgical Technologist I - Moreno Valley

Location: Moreno Valley, CA Additional Locations:
Job Number: 800033 Date posted: 08/06/2019
Description:
Assists during surgery as member of surgical team by passing instruments and supplies following established policies, procedures, and standards.


Essential Functions:

- Assists during surgery as member of surgical team by passing instruments and supplies and assisting as directed; recognizes and responds to and assists in acute emergency situations.
- Conforms to prescribed aseptic techniques required for surgical procedures by scrubbing prior to working in sterile field or area.
- Completes necessary arrangements of operating room prior to surgical procedures by setting up or laying out instruments, surgical trays and assembling equipment items as required for particular procedure.
- Cleans operating room after surgical procedures by removing and disposing of contaminated instruments, disassembling instruments for sterilization required.
- Maintains and ensures operational readiness of instruments and equipment, departmental supplies, and sterilized items.
- May perform patient care functions such as patient prepping and operating a variety of electronic equipment as directed.
- Establishes and maintains courteous, cooperative relations with the public, patients and other staff members.
- Performs other duties as required such as transports patients and assists in orienting and training of new staff personnel.
- Promotes, ensures and improves customer service to internal/external customers by demonstrating skills which are consistent with the organization's philosophy of providing extraordinary customer relations and quality service.
- Assume other activities and responsibilities from time to time as directed.
Pay Grade: 17

Basic Qualifications:

- 2000 hours of Operating Room scrub experience within the last three (3) years and competency scrubbing for all types of surgical procedures (except open heart) or must be a recent graduate of an accredited Surgical Technician program within the last six (6) months.
- High School Diploma or equivalent. 
- BCLS Certification.
- Note: Education/License/Certification and Qualifications required for Moreno Valley Community Hospital employees acquired through KP's purchase of Valley Health System's Moreno Valley Community Hospital: Employees shall meet the minimum position qualifications as listed on their previous Valley Health System job description.
Primary Location: California,Moreno Valley,Moreno Valley Community Hospital 27300 Iris Ave. Scheduled Weekly Hours: 0 Shift: Evening Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun Working Hours Start: 12:30 PM Working Hours End: 11:00 PM Job Schedule: Per Diem Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: UHW - Moreno Valley Hospital Job Level: Individual Contributor Job Category: Patient Care Services (Non RN) Department: Operating Room Travel: No 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.

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.

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