Penn State Health - Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Location: US:PA:Hershey Work Type: Part Time FTE: 0.50 Shift: Varied Hours: 7:00a - 3:00p/11:00a - 7:00pÂ - Any requirements for monthly on-call or weekend rotations will be discussed during the interview process. Evening Shift Differential: $2.00/hour Night Shift Differential: $2.50/hour
**$7,500 Sign-On Bonus! Eligible to those that qualify**
Responsible for providing care in an atmosphere sensitive to each person's physical, emotional, social and spiritual needs, with respect for the beliefs and values of co-workers, patients and their families. Functions in the spirit of teamwork and is accountable for the delivery of care utilizing those skills learned in both the clinicalÂ and didactic arena. Assists surgeon with procedures related to the care of patient of all ages during surgical intervention.Â Responsible for ensuring the very best patient/family experience by optimizing all customer interaction. Foster a positive work environment through mutual support and cooperation and adheres to GHS and unit specific Service Standards.Â Accountable to the Registered Nurse and the Pod coordinator.Â
Individual must provide evidence of one of the following:Â
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.Â
Completion of an appropriate training program for surgical technology in the US Army, Navy, or Air forceÂ
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.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES:
Demonstrates effective written and oral communication skills.
Demonstrates willingness to work in a team environment.
Demonstrates leadership abilities.
Demonstrates flexibility in response to unexpected changes in workload, staffing and scheduling.
Minimum three years previous operating experience preferred.
BLS certification preferred. Required within 60 days of employment
ABOUT PENN STATE HEALTH:
Penn State Health is one of the leading teaching and research hospitals in the country. It is a multi-hospital health system, Academic Medical Center and Level 1 adult and pediatric trauma center serving patients and communities across Central Pennsylvania. The system includes Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Penn State Children's Hospital, and Penn State Cancer Institute in scenic Hershey, PA. It also includes Penn State Health Saint Joseph's Medical Center in Reading, PA, Penn State Health Holy Spirit Medical Center in Camp Hill, PA, and Penn State Health Hampden Medical Center in Enola, PA. Penn State Health shares an integrated strategic plan and operations with Penn State College of Medicine.
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.
Penn State Health is fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is unapologetically expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please call 717-531-8440 between the hours of 7:30 AM and 4:30 PM, Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday, email email@example.com or download ourÂ Â Accommodation Instructions for Job Applicants PDF for more detailed steps for assistance.
At Penn State Hershey, our mission is to enhance the quality of life and serve our community through improved health, the education of health professionals, and the discovery of knowledge. For us, service excellence is not only for our patients but also our employees. It means valuing each and every employee.