Surgical Technician

  • Colton, California
  • Sep 20, 2021
Full Time Public Health
  • Salary: $37,252.80 - $51,126.40 Annually USD

Job Description

The Job

Arrowhead Regional Medical Center (ARMC) is recruiting for Surgical Technicians who assist medical staff with surgical procedures in the operating room. Duties include checking supplies and equipment needed for surgical procedures; setting-up sterile tables with instruments, sutures, blades, electrosurgical equipment, suction, prosthesis, and solutions needed for procedures; counting sponges, needles, and instruments with circulator prior to procedures; inventorying supplies and equipment used in surgical procedures before incisions are closed; and gowning and gloving surgeons, assistants and other operating room staff.

For more detailed information, refer to the Surgical Technician job description.


1.) Availability: Candidates must be available to work all shifts which include day, night, swing, weekends and holidays.

2) Background Investigation: Applicants selected for these positions must successfully pass a background investigation which includes fingerprinting, verification of employment history and education.

Minimum Requirements

Certification: Must possess and maintain Healthcare Provider level Basic Life Support (BLS) certificate.


Applicant must meet one (1) of following options:

Option 1 :
Successful completion of a Surgical Technology program within the past two (2) years.


Option 2 : Six (6) months of experience assisting surgeons and medical staff in an acute care operating room or outpatient surgery center.

Note: If applying under option 1, required proof of a Surgical Technology program such as certificate or transcript is required and MUST be submitted with the application by the filing deadline. You may attach an electronic copy to your online application -OR- email an electronic copy to

Desired Qualifications

Certification as a Certified Surgical Technician (CST) and trauma experience is highly desirable.

Selection Process

Examination: There will be a competitive evaluation based on a review of the Application and Supplemental Questionnaire. It is to your advantage to include as much relevant and detailed work experience as possible.

Application Procedure : Applications will be accepted continuously and reviewed periodically. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible as this recruitment may close at any time. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the application and/or supplemental questionnaire.

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Job Address

Colton, California United States View Map