Penn State Health St. Joseph Regional Health Network
Work Type: Full Time
The Open Heart Surgical Technician performs scrub duties. Assists in-patient care and related services in the Operating Room under the guidance of the Registered Nurse. Surgical Technician 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.
Basic Life Support "BLS" required.
Provide evidence of one of the following:
1. Completion of a nationally accredited education program for surgical technologists and certification as a surgical technologist
2. Minimum of two years of employment as a Surgical Technician at a health care facility before December 28, 2020.
Previous Operating Room experience within the last 3 years preferred.
This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.
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