Cedars-Sinai Surgical Tech. III - Main OR Operation in Los Angeles, California

Cedars-Sinai has an immediate openings for the Operating Room. We are doing cutting edge surgeries involving high tech equipment, robotics, and image guidance system. Cedars Sinai OR nurses coordinate care for patients undergoing general or awake craniotomy, bariatric surgery, cardiothoracic, spine, and orthopedic trauma. We are a level one trauma center with 26 operating rooms. We are also a Multi-Organ Transplant Center and OR Nurses can be part of specialty team involving living donor liver transplant, kidney-pancreas and heart-lung transplant. We have a collaborative team involving Specialty Technologists such as Anesthesia, Endoscopic, Orthopedic, Spine, and Image Guided Systems, as well as Advance Practice Nurses. Cedars-Sinai is a center for education and we are proud of our successful ongoing Perioperative and Perianesthesia Training Programs. Becomes part of the challenging, diverse, fast paced environment with optimum opportunities for learning.

The OR Department has a current position available for a Surgical Technician III

The Surgical Technician III (ST III) is under the supervision of the Registered Nurse and is considered an expert level. The Surgical Technician is assigned duties, assists with procedures and has the responsibility to ensure smooth team work through application of knowledge and effective communication with the Registered Nurse, the patient, the surgeon, the anesthesiologist ancillary personnel, and other health care team members. The ST serves in preceptor role and actively participates in Performance Improvement Projects. The Surgical Technician provides care consistent with Nursing Standards of Care/Practice. Plan for Provision of Nursing Care, Plan for Provision of Care of Patients, CSMC Code of Conduct. Performance Improvement Plan, Patient Education Plan and Professional Organization Standards. The Surgical Technician maintains competency skills including the ability to provide care of special patient populations and patients with diverse cultural backgrounds. He/she identifies the ability of the adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients to follow directions/instructions and give consent. He/she identifies safety concerns in the age related population; institutes additional protective measures to provide a safe environment, and identifies normal growth and development milestones in neonates, infants, pediatrics, adolescents, adults, and geriatric patients. Educational Requirements:

High School Diploma or equivalent.

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

License/Certification Requirements:

Certification preferred

Current certification Basic Life Support (Health Care Provider)

Experience:

Minimum of three (3) years operating room experience and meets criteria of Surgical Technician III.

Performs independently in a minimum of three (3) specialties.

Full command (verbal and written) of the English language, sufficient to carry out the duties identified in this job description.

Adapts well and is flexible to changing situations.

Identifies appropriate resources as needed.

Demonstrates effective communication/team work skills, a commitment to customer service, and an ability to meet the needs and expectations of patients and health care colleagues.

Physical Demands:

The physical ability and perceptive acuity to satisfactorily perform all direct and indirect patient care functions.

Must be able to perform assigned duties in a demanding work environment.

Lifting, standing, and walking.

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