Community Regional Medical Center (CRMC) is the flagship hospital of Community Medical Centers – a private, not-for-profit healthcare system based in Fresno, California, and the largest healthcare provider and private employer in central California. We measure up with top hospitals nationally and are the 3rd largest in California, providing the central valley with the highest level of care. With 685 beds, we are home to the only Level 1 Trauma and comprehensive burn centers between Los Angeles and Sacramento. The 58,000 square-foot emergency department is one of the largest and busiest in the state! We have an 84-bed Level 3 NICU and a brand new pediatric specialty care unit. Future plans include building a women and children’s facility on campus and expanding with 65 additional beds. Our hospital serves 2.5 million people within 9 counties, averaging a daily census of 641 patients. We’re affiliated with UCSF as a teaching facility and have trained 3,000 Medical Doctor’s to date plus remain investing in research and training grants.
We provide robust benefit plans with competitive premiums for medical and dental/vision along with retirement plans. Additionally, you will accrue paid time off from your first day of employment. Other Benefits include: Long-term Disability Insurance, Basic Life Insurance, Accidental Death and Dismemberment Coverage, educational and professional certification reimbursement, Employee Assistance Program, Credit Union Membership, Fitness Center, 24 hour Subway, onsite concierge service, and Retirement Planning classes.
Please apply today to be considered for this challenging and dynamic position!
In this role you will assist the surgeon and surgical team by passing instruments, sutures, medications and/or supplies as appropriate. Demonstrate advanced knowledge and proficient practice in the first scrub role in the majority of surgical procedures performed at the facility. You will gather and prepare instruments, equipment and supplies for each case and according to doctors' preference cards. Establish and maintain sterile field and surgical aseptic technique. We will help you accept, prepare and label medication per policy and procedure. Collect, prepare, identify and log surgical specimens and cultures per policy. Your expertise will allow you to participate in sponge, needle and instrument counts per policy and procedure. Assist in preparation of the patient for surgical procedure i.e. shaving, positioning and draping. Transport patients by using safety straps, side rails, and proper body mechanics. You’ll need to identify breaks in technique and takes appropriate action. Clean and stock supplies and equipment for assigned area. Expectations are to adapt routine to meet the needs of the patient. Exhibit a higher level of collaboration with peers in making decisions related to surgical patient care.
Minimum requirements include: High School Diploma/ GED. Graduation from a recognized Surgical Technician program AND approximately two years Surgical Technician experience. Current BLS certification.