Dignity Health Surgical Tech in REDDING, California
Mercy Medical Center Redding offers comprehensive health care to nearly 300,000 residents in a six-county region. Mercy Medical Center Redding is an award-winning 267-bed regional medical center providing inpatient and outpatient services as well as specialized cardiovascular care, stroke care, orthopedics, neurological surgery, comprehensive cancer care, maternity care, and da Vinci robotic surgery. It is one of only two Level II trauma centers north of Sacramento and houses the only Community Level III neonatal ICU in Shasta County. In addition, the hospital’s network of care includes Mercy Home Health and Hospice, Golden Umbrella Adult Day Health Care, and Shasta Senior Nutrition Program. Mercy Medical Center Redding is a member of the Dignity Health system of health care providers and are a sister facility to St. Elizabeth Community Hospital in Red Bluff and Mercy Medical Center Mt. Shasta. Visitto learn more.
Under the direction of a staff nurse, the incumbent is responsible for assisting the surgical team by acting as the primary scrub person who handles the instruments, supplies and equipment during surgical procedures. The incumbent maintains constant vigilance for the maintenance of the sterile field. In addition, the incumbent will serve as the scrub for all surgical cases in the department.
High school diploma or equivalent required
Two years of cardiac surgery experience required (if working in CSOR)
One year of recent experience in the acute care arena as an operating room scrub tech and/or combination of recent education, certification and experience required
General understanding of anatomy, physiology and sterile and surgical techniques required
Current BLS certification required (must be certified through the American Heart Association)
Graduate of an accredited school of surgical technology preferred
Two years of recent operating room experience with Redding area surgeons and procedures preferred
Advanced organizational skills preferred
CST (certified surgical technician) certification preferred
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Job ID 2018-57641
Employment Type Seasonal/Casual/OnCall/Supplemental
Hours / Pay Period 16
Facility Mercy Medical Center Redding
Standard Hours Varied As Needed