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Cedars-Sinai Image Guided Surgery Tech I - Main OR Operation - Full Time - 10hr- Evening in Los Angeles, California

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What will you be doing in this role?

The Image Guided Surgery Technician I (IGS Technician I) is under the supervision of the Image Guided Surgery Lead.

The IGS Technician I is assigned to perform technical duties, assist with procedures and has the responsibility to ensure smooth team work through application of knowledge and effective communication. The IGS Technician I provides care consistent with Nursing Standards of Care/Practice, Plan for Provision of Care of Patients, CSMC Code of Conduct and the CSMC Corporate Integrity Policy.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrates knowledge of anatomy and physiology pertaining to surgeries requiring use of image guided systems.

  • Demonstrates knowledge of surgical and clinical techniques.

  • Provide support for products, devices and navigation systems used during cases.

  • Responsible to debrief at time of shift change.

  • Demonstrates clinical competency and technical skills for general and specialty population. Carries out all assignments and procedures as directed by lead.

  • Demonstrates knowledge of moving, assembling equipment and positioning patients when using image guided equipment.

  • Retrieving patient data from MRI / CT via hospital network or CD media.

  • Loading archived data onto the image guided platform.

  • Identify fiducial and anatomical landmarks for pre-operative registration.

  • Understands and implements scanning protocols to assure maximum efficiency.

  • Is flexible and demonstrates the ability to function in a fast paced environment with frequent interruptions.

  • Uses two identifiers when transporting patient between units/departments.

  • Maintains specific competencies and complies with safety standards.

  • Assists in increasing patient safety by identifying fall risks.

  • Responsible for cleaning and preparing equipment for surgery.

  • Maintain organized and clean working environments and storage cabinets.

Job Requirements:

Education:

  • High School Diploma/GED

  • Associate/College degree - preferred

Licensure/Certifications:

  • Basic Life Support Certification (BLS) by the American Heart Association (AHA) or American Red Cross (ARC).

Work Experience:

  • At least One (1) years experience working in a healthcare/surgery/operating room environment

Cedars-Sinai is an EEO employer. Cedars-Sinai does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of the race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics or any genetic information), marital status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age (40 or older), military and/or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal or state law.

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