The Surgical Technician is part of the Nursing, Surgical/Interventional Service with the VA Palo Alto Healthcare System, located in Palo Alto, CA. Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, 7:00 am -5:30 pm or 10:30 am-9:00 pm and will vary to meet to meet patient and program needs Position Description Title/PD#: Surgical Technician/00228A Promotion Potential: Full performance level GS-7. Selection at a lower grade level does not guarantee promotion to the full performance level. Functions as a primary scrub person responsible for handling instruments, supplies, and equipment during all surgical procedures such as: open heart, thoracic, major vascular, neurosurgery, microsurgery, and total joint replacement surgery;
Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.