Operating Room Technician I/II/III

Ventura County, CA

Ventura, CA

Ventura, CA
30+ days ago


Under direction, the Operating Room Technician (OR Tech) assists in nursing care and the preparation of patients for surgery; assists in the operating room during surgery and in the recovery room; and performs support duties to include the cleaning and maintenance of supplies, instruments, and sterilizers. In addition to a full-time work schedule, Operating Room Technicians are required to be on-call at times where standby premium pay could apply.

Distinguishing Characteristics:

Operating Room Technician I is the entry level classification in this job series. Incumbents perform routine duties assisting physicians and nurses in the preparation of surgical equipment used in the operating room and responsibilities relating to cleaning procedures in both the operating room and in sterile processing.

Operating Room Technician II is the journey level classification in this job series. Incumbents perform a variety of duties that involve assisting physicians and nurses with the preparation of surgical equipment, direct assistance during operations, and scrub duties and responsibilities in the operating room.

Operating Room Technician III is the advanced journey level classification in this job series. Incumbents perform specialized tasks relating to preparation and direct assistance in the operating room for various specialized operations. Independent judgment is required at this level. May serve as a lead/training person over lower level Operating Room Technicians.

Operating Room Technician I- $19.12 - $28.68 per hour
Operating Room Technician II- $20.26 - $30.94 per hour
Operating Room Technician III- $21.97 - $33.33 per hour

EDUCATIONAL INCENTIVE: Some positions may be eligible for educational incentive. This incentive may be 2.5%, 3.5%, or 5% for incumbents in eligible positions based on completion of an Associate's, Bachelor's, or Master's degree that is not required for the classification.

BILINGUAL INCENTIVE: Some positions may be eligible for bilingual incentive depending on the applicable memorandum of agreement and the needs of the department. In order to qualify for this incentive, incumbents in eligible positions must take and pass the applicable bilingual fluency exam.

DEPARTMENT/AGENCY: Ventura County Health Care Agency

Operating Room Technician I/II/III are represented by the Services Employees International Union (SEIU) and are eligible for overtime compensation.

The eligible list established from this recruitment will be used to fill current and future Regular, Temporary, Fixed-term, Intermittent, and Extra-help vacancies. There are currently three (3) Regular vacancies and one (1) Intermittent vacancy at the Ventura County Medical Center (VCMC) and Santa Paula Hospital.

NOTE: If appointed at the lower level, incumbent may be promoted to the higher level(s) without further examination upon meeting the minimum requirements, demonstrating satisfactory performance, and in accordance with the business needs of the department.

OPENING DATE:  November 19, 2020
CLOSING DATE:  Continuous and may close at any time; therefore, the schedule for the remainder of the process will depend upon when we receive a sufficient number of qualified applications to meet business needs.
Job Type: Full-Time Regular
Location: Ventura & Santa Paula, California
Agency: Health Care Agency