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Surgical Technologist:Open Heart/CV (FT/Days)


Full-time, 0.8, 64 hours per two weeks working dayshift with rotation to other shifts, Every third weekend, 1 summer/1winter holiday on call rotation with 30 minute response time. This position is in the main OR at Lancaster General Hospital.

Job Description

Job Description

Job Title: Surgical Techt-Open Heart Team

This position is located in Lancaster, Pa

$7,500 sign on with two year committment

Full-time, 1.0, 80 hr/2 weeks This position is with the Open Heart team working dayshift either 6:30 am to 3:00 pm or 8:00 am to 4:30 pm with rotation to other shifts with every third weekend  on call 30 minute response time, one summer/ one winter holiday .  Located at   Lancaster General Hospital. Will train the right candidate.

 SUMMARY:  Lancaster General Health/Penn Medicine is currently seeking a Surgical Technologist for the Open Heart team. The Surgical Techt assists in the delivery of patient care by handling instruments during operative procedures and by performing a variety of duties related to the preparation, processing and arrangement of surgical instruments and supplies under a Registered Nurse.   


 1.    Utilizes techniques of infection control.  Monitors all personnel for compliance with aseptic techniques and safety standards.

2.     Functions primarily as instrument handler on all types of surgical procedures involving and requiring conformance with specific sterile and aseptic techniques and procedures.

3.     Secures, sets up and otherwise prepares the Operating Room equipment, instruments and supplies.  Arranges instruments, tables, stands and other articles in specified order.  Adjusts equipment within the Operating Room to meet the needs of the surgeon and operative requirements.

4.     Functions as first assistant to the surgeon by handling tissue, using instruments to provide wound exposure and hemostasis, suction, sponge and bovie when needed, cutting tissue and tying suture as directed by surgeon, which may include closure of surgical wound.

5.     Cares for contaminated instruments and supplies during and after the surgical procedures utilizing appropriate environmental control techniques.

 6.  Participates in the on-call system in the O.R. for emergency and urgency cases.



  • High school diploma or equivalent (GED).
  • Graduate of an approved school of surgical technology.


  • One (1) year of Operating Room scrub experience.

This position requires PA Child Abuse and FBI Fingerprinting Clearances.

This position requires a Professional certification.

Benefits At A Glance:

PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH offers the following benefits to employees:

  • 100% Tuition Assistance at The Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences
  • Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays
  • Shift, Weekend and On-Call Differentials
  • Health, Dental and Vision Coverage
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
  • Retirement Savings Account with Company Matching
  • Child Care Subsidies
  • Onsite Gym and Fitness Classes


PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to hiring a diverse workforce. All openings will be filled based on qualifications without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability, age, religion or any other classification protected by law.


Search Firm Representatives please read carefully: PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH is not seeking assistance or accepting unsolicited resumes from search firms for this employment opportunity. Regardless of past practice, all resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH via-email, the Internet or directly to hiring managers at Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health in any form without a valid written search agreement in place for that position will be deemed the sole property of PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH, and no fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH as a result of the referral or through other means.

LGH Full Time Posted on 02/16/2022