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Surgical Technologist II- Operating Room

San Diego, California
Job ID 11544 Date posted 11/14/2022 Schedule Full-Time Shift Rotating Department Clinical Support

Sign On Bonus: Qualified Candidates may be eligible for a Sign on Bonus


Surgical technologists are allied health professionals, who are an integral part of the team providing surgical care to patients. Surgical technologists work under the supervision of the Registered Nurse to facilitate the safe and effective conduct of invasive surgical procedures, ensuring that the operating room environment is safe, that equipment functions properly, and that the operative procedure is conducted under conditions that maximize patient safety. Surgical technologists possess expertise in the theory and application of sterile and aseptic technique and combine the knowledge of human anatomy, surgical procedures, and implementation tools and technologies to facilitate the performance of invasive therapeutic and diagnostic procedures.


High school diploma, GED, or Equivalent

3 years of experience

National Surgical Tech Certification 

Current BLS for Healthcare Providers, issued by AHA

Advanced experience in either cardiac, neurosurgery, orthopedics or general surgical procedures

Prior experience as a lead surgical technologist responsible for a service line

Prior experience caring for patients in a pediatric trauma facility


4 years of experience

The current salary range for this position is $30.65 to $45.50 

A candidate’s placement in the range will be determined based on the terms and conditions of the applicable collective bargaining agreement. Rady Children’s Hospital is committed to being externally competitive and internally equitable. We demonstrate this commitment by reviewing market data to remain competitive within the nonprofit, healthcare sector. 


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