Ephrata, PA | Allied Health | Tracking Code: 90920

Surgical Technologist - Ephrata Community Hospital - Full Time

Brandon Reaser
Brandon Reaser
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Surgical Technologist I 
Full Time 
Day/Evening Shift

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:

  1. Prepares the operating room for cases by setting up table, instruments and supplies according to type of case.
  2. Prepares rooms between procedures and after terminal cleaning. Monitors and restocks supplies.
  3. Drapes patients for surgical procedures.
  4. Assists the surgical team during operative procedures.
  5. Assists in maintaining correct count of instruments, sutures and sponges.
  6. Prepares patient skin for surgery in accordance with hospital standards.
  7. Maintains aseptic techniques; actively monitors situations which could lead to breaches in aseptic technique.
  8. Assists surgeons during operations by retracting tissues under direction.
  9. Identifies and cares for specimens.

Qualifications:

  • Post High School Vocational/Specialized Training
  • BLS certification
  • 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.
  • If LPN, must have current, valid State of Pennsylvania license as a Licensed Professional Nurse; Additional surgical technician certification not required; Expected to complete 6 months of clinical training as part of the on-boarding process in Periop 101.
  • Graduate of a Surgical Technology program or LPN program
  • Other combinations of formal education, training and experience may be considered.
  • 1 - 2 years experience


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