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Health Care Provider
Health Care & Medicine
Surgical Technologist
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UCLA Health | Los Angeles, CA
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Job Description

Job Duties
The Surgical Technician is responsible for full sterile/non-sterile preparation of the procedure room before and after procedures. Assists physician during procedures. Performs sterilization/reprocessing of instruments and equipment after each procedure Performs other related duties as required.

Job Qualifications
Working knowledge of use, function, and operation of procedure room equipment, instrumentation, and furniture. Working knowledge of procedure room sanitation. Working knowledge of aseptic technique. Working knowledge of procedures, anatomy, and terminology. Ability to communicate with other staff to obtain and provide information. Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with peers and other co-workers. Ability to accept shift changes to meet the department's needs. Skill in setting priorities, recognizing emergency situations and taking appropriate action based on past experiences or according to instruction from the nurse in charge. Skill in performing independently and following through on assignment with minimal direction and supervision. Ability in performing repetitive work according to set procedures, sequence, and pace. Ability to respond to emergency calls, in case of a disaster, and to follow instructions. Ability to lift heavy objects, push or pull heavy carts, handle surgical equipment carefully and safely, and stand for long periods. Ability to learn new procedures and improve existing skills by participating in various types of training courses. Completion of education from accredited surgical technician program. Current CPR BCLS certification.

About UCLA Health

For more than half a century, UCLA Health  has provided the best in healthcare and the latest in medical technology to thepeople of Los Angeles and throughout the world. Today we are one of the most comprehensive and advanced healthcare systems in existence. We are comprised of Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica, Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital at UCLA, Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA, and the UCLA Medical Group, with offices throughout the region.

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center is consistently ranked by U.S.News & World Report as one of the top five hospitals in the nation and the best medical center in the western United States. The doctors, scientists and caregivers of UCLA are leaders in their fields. Every day, they perform pioneering work across an astounding range of disciplines, from organ transplantation and cardiac surgery to neurosurgery and cancer treatment. Year after year, our people have achieved medical breakthroughs and earned the highest industry honors. And we’re just getting started.

The dedicated professionals of UCLA Health are committed to healing humankind, one patient at a time, by improving health, alleviating suffering, and delivering acts of kindness on a daily basis.