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Cedars-Sinai SPECIALTY TECH II - AHSP OR Operations - 8hr Days in Los Angeles, California

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Come join the staff of ASHP OR Operations. They have a position available for a Speciality Technician II, working in a dynamic unit requiring excellent partnership and a commitment to excellence every single day. If it is your goal to work in an environment of high accountability striving for excellence, this is the place for you!

The Specialty Technician II is under the supervision of the Registered Nurse, assigned to perform technical duties, assist with procedures and has the responsibility to ensure smooth team work through application of knowledge with the RN, the patient, the Endoscopist, the Anesthesiologist, Ancillary personnel, and other health care team members.

  • Provides technical support for general and specialty patient population. Aware of patient needs while assisting the RN in implementing the plan of care for each patient.

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

  • Controls and maintains perioperative environments (i.e., asepsis, electrical safety, waste management and traffic patterns). Establishes and maintains a sterile field, safe, clean and organized environment.

  • Operates equipment used within the assigned area including the care, handling, operations, trouble shooting and taking safety precautions. Recognizes malfunctions and initiates repairs appropriately. Assembles processes and maintains instruments relevant to assigned area. Monitors and updates inventory within area as assigned.

  • Demonstrates competency in various GI sterile technique. Demonstrates appropriate aseptic techniques for assigned area. Articulates and educates others on proper sterilization techniques

  • Exhibits knowledge in care, handling, operations, and safety precautions of equipments (Video monitors, insufflator, and microscope). Involved in trouble shooting of equipment problems.

Educational Requirements:

  • High School Diploma/GED

  • Vocational/Technical Diploma

License/Certification Requirements:

  • Current BCLS certification

  • Certified Surgical Technologist

Experience:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of Surgical Technicians, or has received on the job training with a minimum of 2 years experience assisting with endoscopic procedures.

  • Previous experience providing patient transfer and transportation, helpful.

  • Full command (verbal and written) of the English language.

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. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at Applicant_Accommodation@cshs.org and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.

Cedars-Sinai will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories, in accordance with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.

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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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