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Providence Health & Services Surgical Technician II in Santa Monica, California


Providence is calling for a Surgery Technician Il (Per Diem/Day Shift) for our Saint John's Ambulatory Surgery Center in Santa Monica, CA.

In this position you will:

  • Under the general supervision of the circulating Registered Nurse and in collaboration with the Service-line Coordinators and Management, the Surgical Technician is an individual with demonstrated competence in surgical scrubbing technique(s) who provides scrub services for the department by:

  • Ensuring the functionality, availability and sterility of OR supplies and equipment prior to the start of the daily caseload

  • Scrubbing and handling instruments during surgical procedures.

  • Adhering to standards of aseptic technique in all phases of surgical intervention

  • Demonstrating competence in performing scrub services for a variety of surgical procedures

  • Assisting designated Service-line Coordinator in receiving and stocking supplies/equipment for a cluster of specialties

  • Reporting variations in stock inventory level(s) to designated Service-line Coordinator

  • Communicating opportunities for systems improvement to designated Service-line Coordinator.

  • Participating in selected patient care activities such as room turnover and transporting as needed

  • Participating in meeting the department's budgetary objectives.

  • Supporting the philosophy, objectives and goals of hospital administration and its representatives


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Completion of approved Surgical Technician course

  • 5 years experience as a Scrub Technician

  • Level of skill is measured and evaluated by performance within 5 clusters: EENT / Plastic / Maxillo - facial, Cardiac / Vascular / Thoracic, General / GYN / Urology, Ortho and Spine / Neuro

  • Level II proficiency includes; able to scrub most procedures within the cluster without supervision. Has working knowledge of equipment and instrumentation

  • Ability to deal effectively with many people across a broad range of cultural backgrounds and ages

  • Ability to work independently with little or no supervision

  • Proficient in P.C. software applications including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.

  • Ability to prioritize, organize and coordinate work

  • Ability to work effectively with many people at various levels of the organization

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and appropriately prioritize

  • Ability to clearly communicate with internal and external customers, including, but not limited to patients, co-workers, management, physicians and visitors

  • Ability to maintain patient confidentiality and privacy in accordance to hospital policy

  • Basic computer and telephone skills

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Certified Surgical Technologist ( CST )

  • Certified Surgical First Assistant ( CSFA )

  • NOTE: The CSFA certification is recognized however staff are not hired to function in this capacity and is outside the scope of their practice as a ST

About the hospital you will serve:

Providence Saint John’s Health Center in Santa Monica, California, is part of Providence Health & Services, an integrated, not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, medical clinics, home health services, affiliated services and educational facilities in the western United States. Founded in 1942, Providence Saint John’s Health Center enjoys a reputation for clinical excellence across many disciplines.

The 266-bed health center has a medical staff of more than 900 physicians, 1,800 employees and a host of volunteers who share a commitment to providing quality care for all.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

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.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. 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

Shift: Day

Job Category: Surgical Techs

Location: California-Santa Monica

Req ID: 241352