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Cedars-Sinai Labor & Delivery - Surgical Tech II (Abdomen Procedure Experience) - 12-Hour Full Time -Days in Los Angeles, California

Job Description

Make a difference every single day!

At Cedars-Sinai, we're motivated by a collective spirit of innovation and the challenge to continuously improve. Above all, we share a real passion for helping others. Day after day, from department to department, our people give their all to create a community unlike any other. This is just one of the many reasons U.S. News & World Report has named us one of America’s Best Hospitals—and now we invite you to join us and make a difference every single day in service of this outstanding work – perfection and innovation in patient care, research, and community service. From working with a team of dedicated professionals to using state-of-the-art facilities, you’ll have phenomenal resources to do something incredible—for yourself, and for others.

What will you be doing in this role?

Under the direction of a licensed care giver, the Surgical Technologist II assist in surgical operations. You will be assigned technical duties, prepares operating rooms, arranges equipment, assists with procedures and shares the responsibility to ensure smooth team work through application of knowledge and effective communication with registered nurses, patients, surgeons, anesthesiologists, ancillary personnel, and other health care team members.

You will deliver care consistent with CSMC and accrediting bodies' standards. You will maintain competency skills including the ability to provide care to special patient populations and patients with diverse cultural backgrounds. You will identify the ability of the adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients to follow directions/instructions and give consent.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Performs first scrub role in a majority of surgical procedures.

  • Performs the preceptor role for surgical technology students and new hires. Assists co-workers in the orientation of department processes

  • Prepares operating rooms for surgery and assist with turning over the operating room

  • Arranges instruments according to the given procure. Confirms that instruments work property and are sterilized. Maintains the availability of instruments and supplies to avoid delays.

  • Assists surgery during surgery by passing instruments and other sterile supplies. Assists with skin stapling and steps on ESU pedals

  • Controls and maintains perioperative environments (i.e., asepsis, electrical safety, waste management, and traffic patterns). Establishes and maintains a sterile field. Maintains a safe, clean, and organized environment. Reduces the risk of health care-acquired infection by complying with current CDC hand washing guidelines and CSMC isolation policy.

Qualifications

Educational Requirements:

  • High School Diploma/GED required.

  • Graduate of an accredited school of Surgical Technicians and ability to verify on the job training of participating institution required.

Licenses:

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) BCLS Certification required.Certified Surgical Technologist preferred.

Experience:

  • Minimum of two (2) years Surgical Procedures experience in Main Operating Room and Labor & Delivery required.

  • Minimum of two (2) years of Abdominal Surgical Procedure experience required.

  • Must be able to work independently in two (2) specialties required.

About Us

Cedars-Sinai is a leader in providing high-quality healthcare encompassing primary care, specialized medicine and research. Since 1902, Cedars-Sinai has evolved to meet the needs of one of the most diverse regions in the nation, setting standards in quality and innovative patient care, research, teaching and community service. Today, Cedars- Sinai is known for its national leadership in transforming healthcare for the benefit of patients. Cedars-Sinai impacts the future of healthcare by developing new approaches to treatment and educating tomorrow's health professionals. Additionally, Cedars-Sinai demonstrates a commitment to the community through programs that improve the health of its most vulnerable residents.

About the Team

Cedars-Sinai is one of the largest nonprofit academic medical centers in the U.S., with 886 licensed beds, 2,100 physicians, 2,800 nurses and thousands of other healthcare professionals and staff. Choose this if you want to work in a fast-paced environment that offers the highest level of care to people in the Los Angeles that need our care the most.

Req ID : HRC1471021

Working Title : Labor & Delivery - Surgical Tech II (Abdomen Procedure Experience) - 12-Hour Full Time -Days

Department : Labor and Delivery

Business Entity : Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Job Category : Clinical Operations

Job Specialty : OR/Anesthesia

Overtime Status : NONEXEMPT

Primary Shift : Day

Shift Duration : 12 hour

Base Pay : $32.54 - $52.06

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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