Surgical Technologist First Assist Certified - Hampden Medical Center

Penn State Health Hampden Medical Center


Location:  US:PA:Enola

Work Type:  Full Time

FTE:  1.0

Shift:  Days
Hours:  Days




The primary purpose of this job is to assist the operating surgeon by providing direct patient care as part of a perioperative (operating room) team, in performing activities such as providing wound exposure, maintaining hemostasis, manipulating tissues with surgical instrumentation (e.g.suturing, wound closure) and other related tasks. These tasks will assist the surgeon in performing optimal care to a patient during surgery. Work is performed under the direction of an operating surgeon and within scope of practice.




Associates Degree

Minimum two 3-5 years as a surgical tech

And/or in addition preferred 2-3 years as a CSFA


CST Certification by NBSTSA (The National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting).

CSFA Certification by NBSTSA

BLS Certification



If chosen for this position, you may be required to pass a Post Offer Employment Physical Exam in accordance with the measurements listed in the Work Task Analysis (WTA) report.  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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