Providence Health & Services Surgery Tech III - *12 Hour Shifts* in Burbank, California
Providence is calling a Surgery Technician III (0.0 FTE, Day Shift) to Providence St Joseph Medical Center in Burbank, CA.
We are seeking a Surgery Technician III who will prepare surgery suite for surgical procedures. Function as a "sterile" member of the surgical team during procedures. Responsible for providing appropriate instrumentation and supplies to the surgeon in using aseptic technique. Participate in the daily activities of the department as an active team member. Demonstrate proficiency in delivering care to assigned age specific patient population (e.g., infants, adolescents, adults, geriatrics, pediatrics), and participates in related continuing education.
In this position you will:
Implement and maintain established department, unit, and hospital policies, procedures, and objectives as well as improving organization performance program, patient/customer safety, environmental, and infection control policies
Assist surgeons during operations limited to the surgical technologist scope of practice
Maintain aseptic techniques; actively monitor situations which could lead to breaches in aseptic technique. Report breaks in technique immediately to circulator and surgeon. Wear eye protection at all times
Prepare the Operating room for cases by setting up table, instruments and supplies according to type of case
Assist in maintaining correct count of instruments, sutures and sponges Report incorrect counts immediately to surgeon
Open sterile supplies and sets up for procedures
Assist with care and maintenance of department equipment and supplies
Assist in cleaning and preparing rooms between procedures and after terminal cleaning
Monitor and restock supplies
Provide comfort and support for pre operative patients by demonstrating sensitivity to patient's care and privacy
Maintain a surgical "neutral zone" for passing of surgical sharps
Identify and care for specimens
Enhance professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, current literature, in service meetings, and workshops
Cover on call assignments; arrive at Medical Center within 30 minutes of notification
Drape patients for surgical procedures
Transports patients to and from clinical, ancillary, and support department areas as directed by circulator and/or charge nurse
Attend meetings as required
Participate in unit/hospital quality improvement activities
Required qualifications for this position include:
Course in surgical technology or equivalent education/experience
BLS for Healthcare Providers sponsored by the American Heart Association. NOTE: If employee/applicant has certification by the American Red Cross-CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer, this will be accepted until card expiration date
Sufficient related experience
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
- National Certification as a Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) issued by the Liaison Council on Certification for the Surgical Technologist
About the hospital you will serve.
Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Burbank, CA, is a 392-bed acute care facility founded over 75 years ago by the Sisters of Providence. Known for our state-of-the-art technology and high quality, compassionate care, we provide the full range of diagnostic, treatment, care and support services for the San Fernando Valley communities.
We provide many specialized services and treatment capabilities. Our Heart and Vascular center delivers care with one of Los Angeles County's first STEMI designated receiving centers for heart attack victims. The Hycy and Howard Hill Neuroscience Institute, which supports our Certified Comprehensive Stroke Center, continues to grow inpatient and outpatient programs addressing stroke, Parkinson’s, and brain tumors. Maternal Child Health Services, including a level 3 NICU, support whole family care with 24/7 on site labor support and community education. The Roy and Patricia Disney Family Cancer Center, a comprehensive, state-of-the-art, patient-centered, treatment facility. Our cancer center includes some of the most advanced technology in radiation oncology, highly advanced medical and surgical oncology providers, excellent clinical outcomes and research, and all patient support services are housed in the same building. Our exceptional orthopedic program has recognized for its excellent outcomes and clinical expertise. Our Bariatric Program, a leader and resource for those dealing with obesity in Southern California, received a Five-Star Rating for Bariatric Surgery. In the fall of 2022 we will open our brand new, state-of-the-art Emergency Department which will triple our capacity to care for the community in their time of greatest need.
We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit
As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
Schedule: On Call
Job Category: Surgical Techs
Req ID: 301193