Requisition ID: P01459739
Department: Keck Hospital of USC
Employment Type: Full-Time
Location: Health Sciences Campus
Behind every patient success is the dedication of a unique team of skilled and talented individuals who help make the Keck Medical Center of USC one of region's premier medical facilities.
As a member of the USC health care team, you will help build upon the university's exceptional expertise in patient care as well taking advantage of our excellent compensation package that could include shift and weekend differentials, online rewards-based scheduling, and generous educational benefits.
Come be a part of a world-class health care facility and an important member of the Trojan family.
This position is an opportunity for a new trainee to learn the CSPD and Surgical Technician functions within the hospital setting.
This CSPD Tech is responsible for providing the daily resource support to the operating room and the hospital related to equipment, instrumentation and surgical supplies. The Technician coordinates the activities engaged in decontaminating, cleaning, processing and assembling, storing and distributing sterile trays and supplies utilized for the care, treatment of Operating Room patients. The Operating Room Technician, under the guidance of the Registered Nurse, is responsible for the care and safety of patients who come under his/her care. The technician performs scrub assistance duties during operative procedures under the supervision of the physician and the circulating nurse, as well as performing technical duties for assigned areas.
-High school diploma or GED required.
-Must have graduated from an accredited school of Surgical Technology.
-Must have less than one year of experience working as a Surgical Tech or CSPD Tech in order to qualify for this training program. As part of this program, will learn the following tasks, not limited to:
-Able to mobilize equipment timely to areas needing equipment. Assists with performing stock inventories and restocking of supplies or instrumentation for operating room or CSPD as need arises. . Must be extremely organized. Demonstrate excellent customer service behavior. Thorough knowledge of all surgical instruments and supplies utilized within the perioperative arena.. Knowledge of sterile technique as it applies to supply distribution and sterile instrument processing.. Ability to speak, read, and writes English. Displays behaviors conducive to excellent customer service. Computer literacy preferred. The surgical technician performs scrub assistance duties during operative procedures under the supervision of the physician and the circulating nurse, as well as performing technical duties for assigned areas.
-Surgical Technology or Central Service Technician Certificate required within one year of employment.
-A Fire and Safety card must be presented upon hire or must be obtained at our facility within the first 30 days of hire and maintained by renewing before expiration date.
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