Tri-City Medical Center

OR TECHNICIAN I or II - $5,000 Sign-On Bonus

ID
2021-10131
FTE Status
Full-Time .9
Shift
Day
Work Schedule
12 hour shifts, 30 minute response time
Cost Center/Dept
7420 - Surgery

Job Locations

US-CA-Oceanside

Overview

Tri-City Healthcare District has been serving the North County region for almost 60 years and remains committed to providing high quality healthcare and community services for every individual we encounter regardless of race, color, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability or socioeconomic status.

 

Our mission is to advance the health and wellness of the community we serve. In order to achieve our mission, we see, hear and listen to our front line healthcare workers, employees, medical staff and all community stakeholders in order to understand and meet our community’s needs.

 

Position Summary:

The Operating Room Technician is a care giver in the Operating Room whose responsibility is to prepare the Operating Room and assists the surgeon in a scrub role for all types of surgical procedures.  Accountable to the Shift Supervisor/Unit Manager.  Provides care under the licensure and direct supervision of a Registered Nurse for infants (0-1year of age), pediatrics (1-3 years of age), adolescents (age 14-18) and adult (18 and older) population.

 

Major Position Responsibilities:

The position characteristics reflect the most important duties, responsibilities and competencies considered necessary to perform the essential functions of the job in a fully competent manner. They should not be considered as a detailed description of all the work requirements of the position. The characteristics of the position and standards of performance may be changed by TCMC with or without prior notice based on the needs of the organization.

  • Maintains a safe, clean working environment, including unit based safety and infection control requirements.
  • Maintains current physician preference cards.
  • Assists the RN with patient care according to unit specific guidelines and within the Operating Room Technician scope of practice.
  • Demonstrates proficiency in unit specific skills under the direction of the RN.
  • Obtains non-controlled medications, but does not prepare them, from the computerized medication station.
  • Performs other related duties as delegated by the RN.
  • Able to independently scrub 1-5 specialties of General, Vascular, Ophthalmology, ENT, Plastics, GYN, Orthopedics, Neuro, Urology outpatient or inpatient surgery procedures.
  • Utilizes nursing forms according to hospital/unit policy and guidelines within scope of practice.
  • Assures the privacy, dignity and confidentiality of all patients/significant others.
  • Functions with an awareness and application of safety issues as identified within the Medical Center.
  • Performs efficiently in emergency situations following established policy and procedure under the direction of the RN.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and practice of strict aseptic technique according to the Association of Operating Room Nurses (AORN)
  • Maintains all unit specific and educational requirements.
  • Performs appropriately and accepts responsibility for delegated duties.
  • Participates in unit quality improvement program as directed.
  • Demonstrates effective communication skills using lines of authority appropriately.

OR Tech I

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 6 months experience as an OR Technologist or a recent graduate of an approved surgical technologist program, required.
  • Weekend Professional and Night Shift: 18 months of acute care surgical experience and ability to demonstrate competence in complex procedures including orthopedic and neuro surgery required.
  • Evening Shift: 18 months of acute care surgical experience and ability to demonstrate competence in complex procedures including orthopedic and neuro surgery preferred.

Certifications:

  • Current BLS certification, required upon hire; American Heart Association Healthcare Provider.
  • OR Tech Certification, preferred

 

OR Tech II

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 18 months experience as an OR Technologist in an acute care surgical setting, required.

Certifications:

  • Current BLS certification, required upon hire; American Heart Association Healthcare Provider.
  • OR Tech Certification, required.

 

Each new hire candidate who is offered employment must pass a physical evaluation, urine drug screen and pre-employment background checks before starting work.

 

**To protect the health of patients and staff, and to comply with the new State of California mandates, all job offers are contingent on the successful engagement in the TCMC COVID-19 vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral.)**

 

TCHD is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity/expression), age, marital status, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.

 

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