Rady Children's Hospital San Diego Surgical Technologist I-49491 in San Diego, California

JOB SUMMARY:

Surgical Technologists are allied health professionals, who are an integral part of the team providing surgical care to patients. Surgical Technologists work under the supervision of the Registered Nurse to facilitate the safe and effective conduct of invasive surgical procedures, ensuring that the operating room environment is safe, that equipment functions properly, and that the operative procedure is conducted under conditions that maximize patient safety. Surgical Technologists possess expertise in the theory and application of sterile and aseptic technique and combine the knowledge of human anatomy, surgical procedures, and implementation tools and technologies to facilitate the performance of invasive therapeutic and diagnostic procedures.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

High school diploma, GED, or Foreign equivalent

1 year of experience

Current BLS certification (Issued by American Heart Association provider)

Prior experience caring for patients in a pediatric environment

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

3 years of experience

Pediatric trauma scrubbing experience preferred

Mid and evening shift availability required with call and weekends