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Surgical Technologist-Ortho


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Company

Lancaster General Hospital

Cost Center

4585 Surgical Services-Ortho Operating Room

Supervisory Organization

Surgical Services-Ortho OR

Grade

G11

Summary

Job Title:Surgical Techt

This position is located in Lancaster, PA.

$5,000 sign on minus taxes with a one year committment
Full-time, 1.0 80 hr per two weeks working 7:00 am to 5:30 pm with every third weekend, occasional holiday with rotational on call Friday to Sunday, 30 min response time. This position is in the Ortho OR's


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SUMMARY: 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. 

PRIMARY FUNCTIONS:

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

2

ute response time..     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.     Anticipates and supplies surgeon's needs for instruments, supplies and equipment in such a way that the surgeon need not divert his/her attention from the operative field.

6.     Identifies emergency situations and responds in a calm and efficient manner.  Recognizes surgical complications and anticipates corrective measures, assuring expeditious treatment.

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

REQUIREMENTS:

  • High school diploma or equivalent (GED).
  • Graduate of an approved school of surgical technology or validation of completion of a surgical military training program.
  • CPR Certification.

PREFERRED JOB-RELATED EXPERIENCE:

One (1) year of Operating Room scrub experience.

This position requires PA Child Abuse and FBI Fingerprinting Clearances.
 

Disclaimer

Lancaster General Health invests in the Employee Total Rewards by providing our employees with a competitive comprehensive packaging inclusive of:

Generous paid time off, Health, Dental, Vision, Wellness and Prescription, Retirement with an employer match and basic contribution, Tuition discounts and a tuition free affiliation with Pennsylvania Health Sciences. We also provide subsidized childcare, life insurance and career advancement opportunities for long term career growth.

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.

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LGH Full Time Posted on 09/24/2020