Senior Surgical Technician
Company: Kaiser Permanente
Location: Santa Clara
Posted on: June 20, 2022
Under direct supervision, assists surgical team before, during,
and after surgery. Provides expert support, assistance and
maintenance of instruments and equipment.
+ Specifically and regularly assigned to direct, check, review,
assign, organize, coordinate, train and reporting on the work of
one (1) or more other Surgical Technicians; or who have a least two
(2) years experience as a Surgical Technician plus the demonstrated
ability to perform, and under general supervision frequently do
perform, the most complex techniques and procedures of the
classification in accordance with the specifications set by the
+ Coordinate configuration of equipment to provide ease of use.
Places equipment and supplies in operating room and arranges
instruments, according to instructions. Checks instruments and
equipment for sterility, cleanliness, and functionality prior to
the start of the case. Assist with set up and use of equipment
during procedures. Assist with allocation of equipment for
procedures on a daily basis.
+ Assists team members to place and position patient on table.
Scrubs arms and hands and dons gown and gloves. Scrub procedures as
primary or secondary staff. Aids team to don gowns and gloves. Dons
personal protective equipment when required.
+ Hands instruments and supplies to surgeon, holds retractors, and
performs other tasks as directed by surgeon and circulating nurse
during operation. Counts sponges, needles, and instruments before
and after operation per hospital policy. Puts dressings on patient
+ Actively participates in meeting patient safety goals in
promoting quality and safe patient care.
+ Cleans operating room and assists in room turnover.
+ Washes and sterilizes equipment.
+ Recommends to manager guidelines for use of equipment, purchase
of new/replacement equipment, additional parts and supplies.
+ Assembles/complies case carts with supplies, instruments, and
equipment in preparation for the procedure.
+ Performs other related duties as necessary.
+ Supervisory Responsibilities: This job motivates and provides
work direction to other employees, but does not have the authority
to hire, fire or discipline.
+ Minimum two years of current acute Operating Room experience.
+ High School Diploma/GED.
License, Certification, Registration
+ Basic Life Support
+ Strong experience with minimally invasive, general, ENT, eyes,
plastics, orthopedics, vascular, open heart-thoracic, spine,
urology, GYN, podiatry, maxillofacial, and neuro surgery
+ Surgical Technicians certified by the Association of Operating
Room Technicians, affiliated with the Association of Operating Room
Nurses shall qualify as Senior Surgical Technicians upon
presentation of their certificate.
+ Must be willing to participate in training of RNs and other
disciplines in the scrub role.
+ Ability to read and comprehend instructions, short
correspondence, and memos.
+ Ability to write simple correspondence.
+ Basic computer skills.
+ Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and
small group situations to customers, clients, and other incumbents
of the organization.
+ Must be willing to work in a Labor Management Partnership
+ Also refer to Position Specifications outlined in the appropriate
collective bargaining agreement.
+ Video, orthopedic and all other needed equipment to do the above
+ Certification in Surgical Technology preferred.
TITLE: Senior Surgical Technician
LOCATION: Santa Clara, California
External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified
applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered
for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local
laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance
Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national
origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or
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