Under the supervision of a registered nurse or, as appropriate, Surgical Technologist, participates as a team member to facilitate timely flow of surgical procedures. Performs direct and indirect tasks for patients with pediatric and adult surgical and/or endoscopic procedures. Assures patient safety by strictly adhering to aseptic techniques (Sterile Conscience). Performs preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative duties as well as OR instrument room service/duties. Speak and read English at a level that is sufficient to satisfactorily perform the essential functions of the position. Knowledge of standard office equipment (i.e., calculator, fax, photocopier) and personal computer and computer software skills (i.e., MS Windows, Excel, Access, Word, Powerpoint, internet, e-mail). Windows computer skills including proficient use of keyboarding, use of mouse or keys for functions such as selecting items, use of drop down menus, scroll bars, opening folders, copying and similar operations required upon employment or within the 1st two weeks of employment to perform the essential functions of the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Follows Palomar Health rules, policies, procedures, applicable laws and standards. Carries out the mission, vision, and quality commitment of Palomar Health.
|Minimum Education: ||High School Diploma and/or combination of education and experience|
|Preferred Education: ||Specialized vocational training|
|Minimum Experience: ||18+ months in a related position|
|Preferred Experience: ||2 years in a related position|
|Required Certification: ||Certified Registered Central Service Tech (CRCST or CBSPD) or Certified Surgical Tech (CST or NCCT)|
|Preferred Certification: ||Not Applicable|
|Required License: ||Not Applicable|
|Preferred License: ||Not Applicable|
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