US, US, CA - San Diego
Minimum Level of Education Required: High School/Equivalent
Percentage of Travel: No travel required
Location: CA - San Diego
Our Sr. OR Tech ensures the complete set up and preparation of all onsite spine training labs, including all instruments, equipment and cadaveric specimens. You'll manage all cadaveric specimens, surgical instruments, and disposable inventory, while maintaining overall neatness and cleanliness of lab, lab prep, and clean-up. In this lead role, you'll learn and understand the procedures being performed and anticipate the needs of the surgeon(s).
Manage process for setting up surgical instruments, disposable linens, C-arm fluoroscopy, neuromonitoring, and other equipment before and during every surgical event, including assembling and inspecting sterile and non-sterile equipment.
Assisting with dosimeter allocation, collection & tracking.
Ensure that there are adequate safety postings in the lab & surrounding the lab in conjunction with OSHA requirements and internal SOP’s.
Track inventory in Excel, and work with vendors on lab replenishments and pick-ups.
Creatively problem solve with limited resources, juggle multiple requests and meet deadlines, and make budget suggestions.
Work with a diverse group of individuals including: spine surgeons, surgical staff, internal customers: Marketing, R&D, Sales and across all other NuVasive Departments.
Perform duties in compliance with applicable FDA and state regulations as well as standards including, but not limited to, ISO 13485.
Experience maintaining a neat, orderly, and clean operating lab minimizing hazards while operating safely
Ability to utilize C-arm Flouroscopy for spine procedures– and willingness to work around radiation
Must be able to wear lead-vest, thyroid protection, eye protection, and other PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) at all times while C-arm is in use
Working knowledge of MS Office
Ability to lift 70 lbs
Previous OR experience as a C-arm tech or surgical scrub tech