Under general supervision, provides entry level technical services and assistance in the operating room in accordance with established procedures, protocols and regulations. Prepares operating rooms for surgery using appropriate techniques.
Prepares the operating room for cases by setting up table, instruments and supplies according to type of case.
Prepares rooms between procedures and after terminal cleaning. Monitors and restocks supplies.
Drapes patients for surgical procedures.
Assists the surgical team during operative procedures.
Assists in maintaining correct count of instruments, sutures and sponges.
Prepares patient skin for surgery in accordance with hospital standards.
Maintains aseptic techniques; actively monitors situations which could lead to breaches in aseptic technique.
Assists surgeons during operations by retracting tissues under direction.
Identifies and cares for specimens.
Completion of course for surgical technologists
Surgical Technologist certification eligible
2 years previous surgical technologist experience preferred
Internal Number: 68905
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WellSpan Health is a nationally recognized, integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization is comprised of more than 20,000 employees & 8 respected hospitals plus: - Level 1 Trauma Center and Primary Stroke Center with an endovascular neurosurgery program - Level 3 NICU (WellSpan York Hospital and WellSpan Ephrata Community Hospital) - A multispecialty medical group of more than 1,500 physicians and advanced practice clinicians - Central Pennsylvania's most comprehensive behavioral health organization and one of the largest in the country (WellSpan Philhaven) Wellspan Health believes that diversity includes all the human characteristics that make each of us similar as well as different. We strive to make every person feel welcomed, respected, and valued while creating a safe and inclusive environment where we all have the individual freedom to express our uniqueness in a respectful manner.