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Surgical Technologist OR Sterile Processor (SPD) Up to $7K in Incentives

San Diego, California
Job Type
1 Aug 2022

Scripps Health Administrative Services supports our five hospitals and 19 outpatient facilities, which treat half a million patients annually through 2,600 affiliated physicians.

At Scripps Health, you will experience the pride, support, respect that has been repeatedly recognized as one of the nation's Top 100 Places to Work.

You'll be surrounded by people committed to making a difference in the lives of their patients and their teammates. So if you're open to change, go ahead and unlock your potential.

Surgical Technologist:

Excellence in patient and family-centered care is extremely important, and has resulted in our high patient satisfaction scores.  Join our team as a Surgical Tech where you will:

  • Ensure OR rooms are ready for surgery, including all case-specific supplies and equipment are sterile and ready for use.
  • Monitor sterile field throughout procedure.
  • Scrub for cases, anticipate the needs of the physician and operating team.  
  • Position and transport patients.
  • Organize room cleanup and ensure efficient room turnover, including decontaminating equipment as necessary.

Sterile Processor (SPD)

Join our team as a Sterile Processing Tech where you will be responsible for the cleaning, packaging, sterilization, storage, and distribution of medical instruments, equipment, and supplies used for patient care. Additionally you will:


  • Clean and disinfect equipment requiring decontamination or sterilization according to designated principles of asepsis.
  • Be responsible for testing and recording of sterilizer equipment performance to ensure operating within sterility standards.
  • Maintain established control systems for supplies and equipment processed.

We have 8, 10 and 12 hour shifts available within our 5 hospital system. (not all hospitals offer all shifts).  Please indicate which hospital you would be interested in.

Surgical Tech

Required Qualifications:

  • One (1) year of recent experience as a Surgical Technologist or completion of an accredited Surgical Technologist training program.
  • Current BLS from the American Heart Association
  • Excellent communication skills. Basic computer skills. Able to multi-task and work well in a team environment. Detail oriented and able work well in a fast-paced, high stress environment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2 years' experience in the main OR
  • CST Certification




Sterile Processor (SPD)

Required Experience/Specialized Skills:

  • Completion of college training program for SPD or online study program or completion of formal on the job training program.
  • Knowledge of sterilizers, surgical instrumentation, and medical equipment.
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills.
  • Certified Registered Central Service Technician (CRCST) or CBSPD Certification
  • 1 year of experience in SPD in lieu of certification but cert must be obtained within 6 months of hire date

Scripps Health is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity/expression), age, marital status, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

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  • Job Reference: 672981458-2
  • Date Posted: 1 August 2022
  • Recruiter: SCRIPPS HEALTH
  • Location: San Diego, California
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent