Surgical Technologist II - Neurosurgery - Full Time D/E

York, PA | Allied Health | Tracking Code: 56676

Position Summary:

Surgical Technologist II

York Hospital Operating Rooms - Neurosurgery

Full Time D/E


General Summary:
Under general supervision, provides technical services and assistance in the operating room at an intermediate level and in accordance with established procedures, protocols and regulations. Prepares operating rooms for surgery using appropriate techniques. Acts as a resource for Surgical Technologist I.

Duties and Responsibilities:
1 Meets all expectations of Surgical Technologist I.
2 Prepares the operating room for cases by setting up table, instruments and supplies according to type of case.
3 Prepares rooms between procedures and after terminal cleaning. Monitors and restocks supplies.
4 Drapes patients for surgical procedures.
5 Assists the surgical team during operative procedures. Demonstrates and applies advanced knowledge and proficient practice in the first scrub role in a majority of surgical procedures.
6 Assists in maintaining correct count of instruments, sutures and sponges.
7 Prepares patient skin for surgery in accordance with hospital standards.
8 Maintains aseptic techniques; actively monitors situations which could lead to breaches in aseptic technique.
9 Assists surgeons during operations by retracting tissues under direction.
10 Identifies and cares for specimens.
11 Teaches scrub role to newly hired Surgical Technologists and RNs.
12 Proactively seeking assignments in the General OR when Neurosurgery does not have cases.

Department Description:
Wellspan Health York Hospital has 17 Main ORs with 2 Open Heart OR who have  separate team coverage.   We are a Level I Trauma Center with 24/7 staff coverage.  Our teams provide over 14,000 surgical procedures/year  covering fourteen specialties using some of the world's most advanced medical equipment and navigation systems.   Our core values as defined by our staff are; integrity, respect, performance excellence and accountability for each and every patient were care for in striving to "work as one"  in the Operating Rooms.

Required Experience

HS Diploma or GED Equivalent

Completed Surgical Technologist Education/Training; Certified Surgical Technologist preferred

CPR Certification

3-5 years Neurosurgery Surgical Technologist experience Required

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)

Diversity & Inclusion at WellSpan

Know, Respect, Include

WellSpan Health believes that diversity includes all the human characteristics that make each of us similar as well as different. We strive to make every person feel welcomed, respected, and valued while creating a safe and inclusive environment where we all have the individual freedom to express our uniqueness in a respectful manner.

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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