Surgical Technologist - Operating Rooms - Gettysburg Hospital -Day - Full-time

Gettysburg, PA | Allied Health | Tracking Code: 52712

Join us at an upcoming event:

80 hours/ 2 weeks

Days

On call required for evenings, nights, weekends and holiday rotations

Must be able to report within 30-minute time frame

 

 

 

 

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.


Duties and Responsibilities:
The following are essential job accountabilities:
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. 



Department Description:


We are a four room OR that performs general, GYN including C-Sections, Ortho, ENT, Cystoscopy and Endoscopy.  Our regular operating hours are 0700-1530 Monday-Friday with call coverage after hours including weekends.

 

 


 

Required Skills

Post High School Vocational/ Specialized training

Completion of course for surgical technologists; Surgical Technologist certification eligible

CPR certification

Required Experience

1-2 years experience preferred


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 1,200 physicians and advanced practice clinicians, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, six respected hospitals, more than 15,000 employees, and 140 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

Established in 1800, Adams County includes the borough of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Home to more than 100,000 residents, the town is a mecca for Civil War history buffs and visitors who come to tour the Gettysburg National Battlefield, Gettysburg National Military Park and see the annual Civil War reenactment.

Also located here is Gettysburg College, which has a strong academic reputation in liberal arts. The county is steeped in heritage, and offers a peaceful, country atmosphere, yet is a convenient drive to Washington, D.C., Baltimore, MD and Harrisburg, PA. The area's diversity attracts a lively local music scene, and his home to numerous restaurants and wineries, fresh-produce markets, a ski resort and more. Adams County residents can find local employment in healthcare, tourism, agriculture and manufacturing. (Patient population: 102,000)

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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