Surgical Technologist II - WellSpan Health & Surgery Center - Hanover

Hanover, PA | Allied Health | Tracking Code: 62183

Job Description:

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.

This position is eligible for incentives.

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Duties and Responisbilities

  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.
 

Qualifications

  • Post High School Vocational/Specialized Training
  • CPR certification required
  • Certified Surgical Technologist (preferred)
  • 2 - 3 years experience
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Why WellSpan Health?

WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization comprises a multispecialty medical group of more than 1,600 physicians and advanced practice providers, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, eight respected hospitals, more than 20,000 employees and 200 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.

Employment Benefits

  • Sign-on incentives for new employees (click here for details)
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Life and accidental death insurance
  • Supplemental life insurance
  • Retirement savings plan
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • PTO bridging
  • Short-term disability
  • Educational assistance
  • Forgivable loan
  • Flexible spending
  • Credit union
  • Employee recreational activities
  • Childcare
  • Complimentary medicine discounts

Diversity & Inclusion

Welcome. Respect. Value.

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.

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)