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Surgical Technologist - Pediatric Operating Room - Travel - (Surg Tech - OR - Peds - Pedi)

Job ID: 236319
Discipline Surgical Technologist
Date Posted: 4/25/2018
Address: 5855 Copley Drive 1st Floor
Location: San Diego, CA
Shift: 10 D/E/N
Duration: 13 Weeks
Start Date: ASAP
Company: Onward
Employment Type: Temporary
Pay Rate: $25.00 - $28.00*

*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 - Pediatric Operating Room - Travel - (Surg Tech - OR - Peds - Pedi)


Under the general direction of the Director/Team Leader, and the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse, the OR Scrub Tech sets up and scrubs for all surgical procedures. Implements aseptic techniques and OR protocols as a member of a surgical team. Selects and administers appropriate instruments/supplies and equipment related to age, developmental level and size of the patient. Unit Summary: 16 suites. 20,000 cases per year. Shifts variable. No certification required. Service Lines: Ortho, Neuro, Craniofacial, ENT, Dermatology, Laser, Plastics, Endo, Dental, Urology, General (including videoscopy), cardiac, neruo, kidney and liver transplants. On Call Staff and work in-house for trauma coverage. Join this highly motivated team of caregivers and enjoy a challenging and welcoming environment based on optimal patient care. Apply today!

About the Facility

This not-for-profit 475-bed medical center is the only hospital in the San Diego area that is dedicated solely to pediatric care and boasts the nation's only designated pediatric trauma center. The facility maintains a clinical partnership with UCSD's Medical School and is regarded as a premier teaching hospital for training pediatric physicians. The hospital also has an extensive research division, working with the Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute, The Scripps Research Institute, the Salk Institute for Biological Studies and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, in addition to UCSD. The recipient of many awards and commendations, the hospital has been ranked in all 10 pediatric specialties from 2010-2013 by US News and Report.

Facility Location

This California city is what the Golden State is all about: miles of sun-kissed beaches, year-round idyllic weather and a patchwork playground of multi-flavored communities. Often referred to as “America’s Finest City,” this jewel on the Pacific Coast glitters with fun, sun, a mind-boggling variety of entertainment and an abundance of exhilarating outdoor adventures.

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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