Penn State Health Lancaster Medical Center, a planned 341,000-square-foot acute care hospital, will enhance an already vibrant network of primary and specialty care providers across Lancaster County. The new hospital will feature 129 private inpatient beds, an emergency department, physician offices, various specialty inpatient services, an imaging lab and complete medical and surgical capabilities. Expanding this footprint will help ensure residents of these communities have access, quality and choice of care as close to home as possible.
Lancaster Medical Center will also create new clinical and research opportunities for learners and investigators at Penn State College of Medicine. Through Penn State Health's core values of Respect, Integrity, Teamwork and Excellence, the health system is committed to providing compassionate care for our diverse patient population, community and each other.
Conveniently located within 30 miles of Berks County and only 20 miles from York, Lancaster Medical Center is perfectly positioned for professionals who are seeking a positive and service-focused culture, right in their own backyard.
SUMMARY OF POSITION:
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.
Individual must provide evidence of one of the following:
Completion of an accredited surgical technologist program and maintains a surgical technologist certification; new graduates of accredited surgical tech programs may obtain certification within six months of graduation.
Completion of an appropriate training program for surgical technology in the US Army, Navy, or Air force.
Previously employed to practice surgical technology by the hiring Penn State Health (PSH) health care facility on or before December 29, 2020, or had been employed to practice surgical technology as the primary function at another healthcare facility at any time during the two years prior to December 29, 2020.
Previous operating room experience within the last 3 years 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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