Penn State Health St. Joseph Regional Health Network
Work Type: Full Time
Hours: 6:45p - 7:15a
Performs scrub duties. Assists in-patient care and related services in the Operating Room under the guidance of the Registered Nurse. Prepares supplies and equipment for use in surgical procedures. Participates in surgical procedures by adhering to aseptic technique, utilizing safely instruments and equipment and applying the principles of anatomy and physiology to a surgical patient. The Surgical Technologist acts as a preceptor to less technically prepared employees, students and others as indicated. May serve patent populations from neonate, infant, pediatric, adolescent, adult to geriatric.
High School Diploma or GED Required
Completion of a Surgical Technology program through an accredited school or the military
Previous Operating Room experience within the last 3 years required.
Basic Life Support (BLS) provide evidence of one of the following:
Completion of a nationally accredited education program for surgical technologists and certification as a surgical technologist
Minimum of two years of employment as a Surgical Technician at a health care facility before December 28, 2020
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