Allied Health - Surgical Tech

Location: Palm Springs, CA

Type of Job: Travel or Local Contract

Job Description

The Surgical Tech is responsible for taking care of patients before, during and after their surgery. Surgical Techs work in collaboration with the surgeon and other members of the medical team to ensure the procedure goes smoothly and the patient is receiving the best care.

Responsibilities

As a Surgical Tech your duties include:
  • Getting the patients ready their surgical procedures and performing different health assessments.
  • Administering pre and post-operative medications.
  • Working with the surgeon during the operation with providing medical tools and constantly monitoring the patient.
  • Caring for patient’s wounds after their surgery and prevent any problems.

Requirements

One year of experience as a Surgical Tech within the past two years.
  • Active Nursing License in good standing.
  • Current Basic Life Support from American Heart Association.
  • Negative Drug Screen.

Benefits

  • Weekly Pay
  • Direct Deposit
  • Dental Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Medical Insurance
  • AFLAC
  • Referral Bonus
  • Renewal Bonus
  • 401-K
  • Joint Commission Certified

Palm Springs, CA

For your next travel contract, go to a city where the weather is beautiful and the opportunities for adventure are endless. Los Angeles, called LA, the City of Angels, and La La Land, is one of the biggest cities in the US. Still, it has a surprising amount of natural scenery and outdoor space when you feel like getting away from the city. If you want some excitement in your assignment, consider LA. 

Surrounded by a varying landscape including mountain ranges, valley, forests, and beaches spanning the Pacific Ocean, Los Angeles is a rare place where outdoor recreation is commonplace in a very urban setting. You can head to Griffith Park, a sprawling area including miles of trails for hiking, biking, or walking, as well as a golf course and a zoo. The Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area is a great place for the outdoor enthusiast featuring several hills with miles of hiking trails and a Japanese garden. 

To get the "Hollywood experience," you can tour Universal studios, where several television shows have been and are shot, get a picture with the Hollywood sign, or go to Venice Beach, where you can take in some of the world's best people watching by walking the eclectic boardwalk or renting a bike. 

With new restaurants popping up every day, world famous museums and galleries like the Getty Center, and even Disneyland (the "happiest place on Earth") there is always something to see or somewhere to be when you're in LA. To find out what we have available in your specialty, give Nurses PRN a call!

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Licensing: Reciprocal w/finger printing.
Licensing Board: http://www.bvnpt.ca.gov/