The Surgical Tech II participates as member of the surgical team under direct supervision of an RN/Charge Nurse/Clinical Manager. Functions in the role of scrub/assist person and assisting physician and/or RN. Responsible for direct and indirect care of patients. Assists with maintenance, care of instruments, supplies and equipment. Maintains a working knowledge of departmental and hospital standards, policies and procedures. Performs other duties as assigned. Acts as preceptor to other staff and students. Minimum of 6 months experience in surgical tech role in orthopedics.
Successful completion of an accredited Surgical Scrub Technician program or equivalent military medical core training, or equivalent experience.
A minimum of 6 months recent experience. Demonstrates competency in an orthopedic surgical environment.
Demonstrates effective communication, interpersonal skills, organizational ability, knowledge of proper body mechanics, safety measures and infection control, ability to follow instructions, knowledge of age of population served, and additional skills and knowledge of equipment related to the surgical/procedural environment.
Internal Number: 58436
About Hoag Orthopedic Institute Surgery Center
Hoag has been named one of the Best Regional Hospitals in the 2019 - 2020 U.S. News & World Report. For an unprecedented 23 years, residents of Orange County have chosen Hoag as one of the county’s best hospitals in a local newspaper survey. Hoag is an approximately $1 billion nonprofit, regional health care delivery network in Orange County, California, that treats more than 30,000 inpatients and 480,000 outpatients annually. Hoag consists of two acute-care hospitals – Hoag Hospital Newport Beach, which opened in 1952, and Hoag Hospital Irvine, which opened in 2010 – in addition to nine health centers and 13 urgent care centers. Hoag is a designated Magnet® hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). Hoag offers a comprehensive blend of health care services that includes five institutes providing specialized services in the following areas: cancer, heart and vascular, neurosciences, women’s health, and orthopedics through Hoag’s affiliate, Hoag Orthopedic Institute, which consists of an orthopedic hospital and two ambulatory surgical centers. Visit www.hoag.org for more information.