Surgical Technologist II - WHSC (Hanover) -Days/Full-time

Hanover, PA | Allied Health | Tracking Code: 56825

Position Summary:

Surgical Technologist II

72 hours/ 2 weeks

Day Shift/Monday - Friday

No Weekends No Holidays

General Summary:

Under general supervision, provides experienced 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

High School Diploma or GED Equivalent

Completion of course for surgical technologists; Surgical Technologist certification preferred

CPR certification

Required Experience

3-5 years 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

The borough of Hanover was settled in the mid-1700's as part of York County and is known for its fertile land and productive farming community. It is geographical located 19 miles southwest of York, Pennsylvania and 54 miles northwest of Baltimore, Maryland.

Because of its proximity to Maryland, South Hanover is a popular hometown for commuters and their families. The appeal is the affordable housing prices, reasonable Pennsylvania cost-of-living and pleasant community lifestyle. With convenient routes leading north, south, east and west, one can chart and easy route to major East Coast cities.

Hanover is a hotbed of activity for business growth and development. Visitors come to enjoy performing arts, outdoor recreation, museums, festivals, farm fresh flavors and microbreweries. Several major food and snack brands make Hanover their national headquarters. (Patient population: 15,500)

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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