Surgical Technologist First Assist - Surgery Center

Penn State Health Corporation

Location: US:PA:Lancaster
Work Type: Full Time
FTE: 1.0
Shift: Day
Hours: 7:00a to 3:30p


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





Minimum three (3) years as a surgical tech 

CSFA Certification by NBSTSA BLS Certification


Minimum two (2) years as a CSFA CST preferred



If chosen for this position, you may 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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