Surgical Technician (Per-Diem)

Sutter Health Auburn , CA 95602

Posted 3 months ago

Assists surgical team during operative procedures. Arranges and inventories sterile set-up for surgery, and passes items as needed to the operating team. Assists in preparing and moving patients, and in cleaning the operating room.


  • High School graduate or equivalent education/experience

  • Graduate of approved course for OR Surgical Technologists or equivalent training required

  • Surgical Technologist Certification preferred and/or equivalent training

  • BLS Required


  • Clinical experience as would typically be obtained in two (2) years required.

  • Significant surgical scrub experience is required.

  • Technical training to include aseptic technique and sterile processing required.

  • Extensive knowledge of instrumentation and equipment required for multiple specialties required.

  • Extensive knowledge regarding sterile processing requirements required.

  • An excellent understanding of infection control processes required.

  • Ability to communicate well with other healthcare professionals as well as with lay persons required.

  • Ability to operate and trouble-shoot surgical equipment required.

  • Must be able to operate SPD equipment: ultrasonic, washer decontaminators, autoclaves, and other sterilizing equipment.

  • Computer skills are required

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