Surgical Technologist - Operating Room - Travel - (Surg Tech - OR)

  • 308501
  • Surgical Technologist
  • 6/7/2018
  • 1250 16th Street
  • Santa Monica, CA
  • 8 D
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  • Onward
  • Temporary
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  • *Wages are based on average rates and may be impacted by facility budgets and seasonality and may include a combination of taxable and non-taxable earnings and reimbursements. 

Job Description & Requirements

Surgical Technologist - Operating Room - Travel - (Surg Tech - OR)

Job Description: Under the general direction and supervision of the Administrative Nurse lI or a charge nurse, the Gastroenterology Technician III is responsible for performing the complex and critical job of endoscope and equipment decontamination / reprocessing and is the departmental expert in this vitally important area. As a part of assigned duties, Gastroenterology Technician III may be assigned to assisting with equipment & procedure room preparation, setup, calibration prior to procedures; procedure room breakdown; specimen collection in the GI LAB, inventory control, and patient billing. Responsible for testing, arranging repair and documentation of endoscope processing and repair. Job Qualifications: Additionally, the Gastroenterology Technician III might be involved in assisting the physician and nurse directly and providing direct hands on patient care during routine procedures (Colonoscopy, EGD, Sigmoidoscopy, Motility Procedures) as well as more complex interventional procedures (ERCP, EUS, Fine Needle Aspiration, Biopsy, Bronchoscopy). Specimen Processing: The Gastroenterology Technician III might be responsible for the collection of tissue and fluid specimens from patients during diagnostic and invasive procedures including, but not limited to, Bronchoscopy, Upper & Lower GI procedures, ERCP and Endoscopic Ultrasound Fine Needle Aspiration. The Technician might be assigned to assist the physician in obtaining the specimen, retrieve the specimen directly from the biopsy device, implant / mount / suspend the specimen utilizing microscope slides / mesh / suspension solutions. Label and log the specimens in accordance to Medical Center Policy and deliver them to the appropriate pick up station. Specimens will be processed for Cytology, Pathology, Microbiology and Chemistry testing. On Call: The Gastroenterology Technician III might take call, as dictated by the needs of the department on nights & weekends and might be responsible for assisting the physician in the performance of bedside procedures.

Facility Location

Offering a moderate climate in a beautiful seaside community, Santa Monica is filled with fabulous shopping, dining and entertainment options. With its gentle ocean breezes, soft sandy beaches, outdoor cafés and eclectic boutiques, this West Coast locale is a great place to indulge in the California lifestyle.

Job Benefits

Onward Healthcare's travel nursing assignments typically last 13 weeks, and include:

  • Competitive pay rates and comprehensive benefits
  • Medical plans with dental and vision
  • Complimentary, high-quality private housing
  • 401(k) and flex spending options
  • Life insurance
  • Accident and short-term disability coverage
  • Free continuing education (CE) courses
  • Travel allowances
  • Guaranteed pay program
  • Tuition discount program
  • Referral bonuses

About the Company

Onward Healthcare, an AMN Healthcare company, is a travel nursing company dedicated to moving our nurses careers "onward and upward." Our team of expert recruiters connect clinicians with exclusive travel nursing opportunities at the nation’s top hospitals and healthcare facilities. Onward's nursing assignments are part of a larger, comprehensive RN career development and consultation service. Onward/AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.

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