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Surgical Technologist - Ephrata Community Hospital - Full Time

Company: WellSpan Health
Location: Ephrata
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Surgical TechnologistOperating Room80 Hours Biweekly - Day/Evening shift(On Call Rotation to Cover Nights, Weekends & Holidays)Job Description: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.
Duties and Responsibilities

  • 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.Qualifications
                    • Post High School Vocational/Specialized Training for surgical technologists; Surgical Technologist certification eligible
                    • Successful completion of a Surgical Technologist (ST) program sponsored by an entity holding nationally recognized institutional or programmatic accreditation and hold and maintains a ST certification from an accredited certification program OR Successful completion of appropriate training program for surgical technology in the United States Army, Navy, or Air Force OR Provides evidence of an ST certification from an accredited certification program OR was employed to practice surgical technology as the individual's primary function in another health care facility at any time during the two years immediately preceding December 29, 2020.
                    • BLS certification
                    • 1 - 2 years experience

Keywords: WellSpan Health, Reading , Surgical Technologist - Ephrata Community Hospital - Full Time, Healthcare , Ephrata, Pennsylvania

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