Surgical Technologist (Apple Hill Surgical Center)

York, PA | Nursing | Tracking Code: 56786

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Position Summary:

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:



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.

Required Skills

Minimum Education

Post High School Vocational/Specialized Training



Minimum Experience

1 - 2 years



Req Cert/Registration

CPR certification



Req Course(s)/Training Completion of course for surgical technologists;

Surgical Technologist certification eligible


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

Founded in 1741, the city of York is considered by many as the first capital of the United States. The Articles of Confederation were signed by the Second Continental Congress here in 1777. Its beautifully restored historic district is an architectural treasure. While York retains its farming and manufacturing heritage, at its heart York is a thriving cultural community that has attracted creative talent and innovative entrepreneurial investors from across the nation.

Life in York County offers affordable housing, options for higher education, a thriving arts and cultural community, historical attractions, parks and recreational resources, semi-professional baseball team, fine dining and more — within an easy drive of major East Coast cities.

York County residents can find local employment in healthcare, manufacturing, technology, agricultural and service sectors. (Patient population: 445,000)

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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