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Providence Health & Services Perioperative Speciality Coordinator - Bariatrics, ENT and Plastic Surgery in Torrance, California


Providence is calling a Perioperative Specialty Coordinator for Bariatrics, ENT and Plastic Surgery to Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance in Torrance, CA.

In this position you will:

  • The Coordinator, Perioperative Specialty role is a Surgical Technician role who is a non-licensed health care employee performing the surgical scrub role and who works under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse (RN).

  • These duties may include reviewing preference lists and picking the supplies and instruments for a procedure; performing a surgical scrub and preparing the back table with the appropriate sterile instrumentation and supplies; providing support intra-operatively by anticipating the surgeon's needs and passing him/her the appropriate instrumentation and supplies when needed during the case; completing the cycle by taking instruments and equipment to the decontamination area at the end of the procedure and putting away left over supplies and equipment.

  • Provide patient care to the following age groups: premature infants, infants, pediatrics, adolescents, young, middle and older adults.

  • Perform all duties and meets all requirements of the Surgical Tech III Job Description.

  • In addition to the duties described above, the Coordinator is also responsible for taking lead for one specialty service line.This will include:

  • Assistsin the efficient daily operations of a defined surgical specialty(s). Meets on-time start and turnover time goals.

  • Initiates, supports and enforces work efforts that maximize quality, safety and service in the defined specialty service(s) in collaboration with Perioperative Specialty Charge Nurse(PSCN).

  • Maintains availability and working status of specialty instruments, supplies and equipment.

  • Assists in training specialty team members that are competent in the execution of specialty procedures.

  • Assists personnel in the performance of their daily clinical duties in the defined surgical specialty service(s).

  • Providesdirect patient care as a Surgical Technician 3 in the OR.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Successful completion and training as a surgical technician at an accredited school

  • Three ( 3 ) years experience as a Surgical Technician in an Operating Room

  • Maintains Certification as a CORT or CST or is a foreign RN or MD

  • Current American Heart Association BCLS certification

  • Ability to perform basic arithmetic computations ( add, subtract, multiply, divide )

  • Ability to perform all physical requirements pertaining to delegated tasks

  • Ability to organize and prioritize work to complete assignments in a timely manner

  • Fluent ability to understand and communicate using basic medical terminology

  • Ability to establish and maintain a courteous and cooperative ( service-oriented) working relationship with patients, families and co-workers

  • Has advanced skills in the assigned specialty areas

  • Ability to function in multiple specialty area groupings ( min. of 3 )

About the hospital you will serve:

Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance is a 436-bed non-profit hospital serving the greater South Bay communities of Los Angeles since 1960. We are proud of our reputation for clinical excellence, use of advanced technology, and a distinct focus on providing care with a personal, healing touch. In addition to the finest general medical, surgical, and critical care services, we offer a number of specialty programs including Cardiovascular Services, Women’s and Children’s Health, Oncology, and Emergency Care.

Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance is the only South Bay area hospital to be named a 100 Top Hospital by Truven Health; a distinction we have held four years in a row. As a recent recipient of the Premier Award for Quality by the Premier healthcare alliance and the American Hospital Association McKesson Quest for Quality, our commitment to outstanding patient care and operational efficiency is clear.

As a member of Providence Health & Services, a Catholic-sponsored healthcare ministry, we believe strongly in respecting the dignity of each person and give special concern to the most vulnerable members of our community.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

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Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Surgical Techs

Location: California-Torrance

Req ID: 222833