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Posted:
2/20/2019
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Surgical Technologist - Operating Room - York Hospital...
Wellspan Health System | York, Pennsylvania
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Job Description

Part Time

32 hours in 2 weeks

Evening - Weekend Option

On call required

30-minute response time

General Summary:

This position is eligible for incentives. Please click here to Learn more about WellSpan's new hire Incentives program

Under general supervision, provides entry level 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:

The following are essential job accountabilities:

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.

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.

York Hospital Nursing supports the mission and vision through a centralized department of nursing. We strive to be the best in the eyes of our patients, family, staff, and community by providing safe, evidence based practice leading to exemplary outcomes. Each professional nurse accepts the accountability and responsibility for his/her professional practice by fostering an environment that supports leading change, responding to the healthcare needs of our community and advancing health. Nurses at YH are lifelong learners who value continued professional development and education. They are role models in honesty, responsibility, upholding human dignity, ease of human suffering and equality of all patients. Helping others in need and improving the quality of life for all is the act of behaving in a manner defined by the profession. YH nurses are active participants in decisions about patient care and nursing practice, and commit to upholding professional nursing standards at local, state and national levels.

Required Skills

Post High School Vocational/ Specialized training

Completion of course for surgical technologists

Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) preferred

CPR certification

Required Experience

1-2 years of experience

30-minute response time

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