Penn State Health Surgical Technician - Family Birthing Center in Reading, Pennsylvania

Penn State Health St. Joseph Regional Health Network

Location: US:PA:Reading

Work Type: Full Time

FTE: 0.9

Shift: Night

Hours: 3 - 12 hour shifts, 7:00p - 7:00a

JOB SUMMARY:

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.

EDUCATION:

- High school graduate or equivalent.

- Completion of a Surgical Technology program through an accredited school or the military.

EXPERIENCE:

- Previous Operating Room experience within the last 3 years required.

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION:

- Current national Surgical Technology certification preferred.

- Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required.

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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