St. Joseph Health Surgical Technician - Main OR - Per Diem Days 8 hour Shift in Orange, California

Surgical Technician - Main OR - Per Diem Days 8 hour Shift


St. Joseph Hospital Orange

Requisition # R259602

Position Summary:

Surgical Technologists are an integral part of the team of medical practitioners providing surgical care to patients. Surgical technologists work under the supervision of the surgeon to facilitate the safe and effective conduct of invasive surgical procedures. Ensures that the operating room environment is safe, the equipment functions properly, and the operative procedure is conducted under conditions that maximize patient safety.


  • Expertise in theory and application of sterile and aseptic technique

  • Knowledge of human anatomy, surgical procedures, and implementation tools and technologies

  • Knowledge of OR equipment / instrumentation

  • Ability to operate business machines and able to handle heavy equipment (push / pull)

  • Ability to speak / write English


  • Education : High school graduate or equivalent; Graduate of accredited Surgical Technology Program

  • Training: Obtains at least 6 CEUs per year

  • License / Certification : Current American Heart Association Basic Life Support certification


  • Experience : One (1) year operating room experience

Dignity. Service. Excellence. Justice.

These timeless values form the heart and soul of St. Joseph Hospital. They are the prime reason that we attract and retain high-caliber employees who believe in the sanctity of their work in our faith-based setting.

As a result of this affinity, most of our employees have remained with us for at least five years. Over 40 percent of our new employees were either referred by friends or applied to work at St. Joseph based on our reputation. It is little wonder, then, that retention rate is significantly higher than the average for healthcare institutions in our community.

The most important result: employee engagement

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Clinical Excellence

When you take the latest in medical technology and place it in the hands of highly skilled clinicians, recognition is sure to follow. In July 2007, 2008 and 2009, St. Joseph Hospital was named one "America's Best Hospitals" for Orthopedic Care by U. S. News and World Report. This highly esteem recognition is testimony to our unique blend medical science and compassionate, values-based care.

A haven that feels like home.

St. Joseph Hospital offers a unique environment in which healthcare givers who share a kindred spirit can do important work and grow both spiritually and professionally. Here, values-based employees view their jobs not simply as careers but also as callings.

Care to get acquainted? Then we warmly invite you to explore the many career opportunities offered by St. Joseph Hospital!

St. Joseph Hospital provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, St. Joseph Hospital complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Positions specified as “on call/per diem” refers to employment consisting of shifts scheduled on as “as needed basis” to fill in for staff vacancies.