Surgical Technologist - Operating Room - Full Time (Day/Evening Shift)

Ephrata, PA | Allied Health | Tracking Code: 55010

Position Summary:

Surgical Technologist


 80 Hours Biweekly - Day/Evening shift


(On Call Rotation to Cover Nights, Weekends & Holidays)




General Summary:


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.


This position is eligible for incentives. 


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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.
Required Skills


  • Post High School Vocational/Specialized training
  • Completion of course for surgical technologists
  • Surgical Technologist certification eligible
  • CPR certification
Required Experience


  • 1 - 3 Years experience

Quality of Life

WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization is comprised of a multispecialty medical group of more than 1,500 physicians and advanced practice clinicians, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, eight respected hospitals, more than 19,000 employees, and 170 patient care locations. WellSpan is a charitable, mission-driven organization, committed to exceptional care for all, lifelong wellness and healthy communities. We are committed to transforming the health of the communities we serve and to educating the next generation of clinicians, staff and leaders.

Quality of Life
Quality of Life

Lancaster City was the capital of Pennsylvania from 1799 to 1812. Today, Lancaster County includes a vibrant downtown business district, desirable suburban neighborhoods and sprawling agricultural farms. Life in Lancaster County offers affordable housing, options for higher education, a thriving arts and cultural community, historical attractions, parks and recreational resources, an independent professional baseball team, fine dining and more. When visiting Lancaster, one can't help but recognizing the influence of the Pennsylvania Dutch — farm-to-table and beyond.

Conveniently located in southcentral Pennsylvania, Lancaster is within an easy commute to major cities and has ready access to public transportation. Residents can find local employment in healthcare, tourism, public administration, manufacturing, and both professional and semi-professional services. (Patient population: 535,000)

Equal Opportunity Employment

WellSpan Health is an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color or any other protected class. WellSpan Health does, however, have a tobacco-free/nicotine-free hiring policy.

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