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Penn State Health Surgical Tech First Assist - EVENING SHIFT - Operating Room in Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Penn State Health - Lancaster Medical Center

Location : US:PA:Lancaster

Work Type : Full Time

FTE : 1.00

Shift : Evening

Hours : 3:00p - 11:30p; Call Rotation

Penn State Health Lancaster Medical Center is the newest addition to the Penn State Health system. It’s a 341,000-square-foot acute care hospital, that is already enhancing a vibrant network of primary and specialty care providers across Lancaster County. This BRAND NEW hospital features 134 private inpatient beds, an emergency department, physician offices, various specialty inpatient services, an imaging lab, and complete medical and surgical capabilities. Expanding this footprint ensures residents in these communities have access, quality, and choice of care as close to home as possible.

Lancaster Medical Center is also creating new clinical and research opportunities for learners and investigators at Penn State College of Medicine. Through Penn State Health’s core values of Respect, Integrity, Teamwork, and Excellence, the health system is committed to providing compassionate care for our diverse patient population, community, and each other.

Conveniently located within 30 miles of Berks County and only 20 miles from York, Lancaster Medical Center is perfectly positioned for professionals who are seeking a positive and service-focused culture, right in their own backyard.


The primary purpose of this job is to assist the operating surgeon by providing direct patient care as part of a perioperative (operating room) team, in performing activities such as providing wound exposure, maintaining hemostasis, manipulating tissues with surgical instrumentation (e.g. suturing, wound closure) and other related tasks. These tasks will assist the surgeon in performing optimal care to a patient during surgery. Work is performed under the direction of an operating surgeon and within scope of practice


  • Three (3) years relevant experience

  • Certified Surgical First Assist (CSFA) certification

  • Individual must provide evidence of one of the following: Completion of an accredited surgical technologist program and maintains a Surgical Technologist certification; new graduates of accredited surgical tech programs may obtain certification within six months of graduation. Completion of an appropriate training program for surgical technology in the US Army, Navy, or Air force. Previously employed to practice surgical technology by the hiring Penn State Health (PSH) health care facility on or before December 29, 2020, or had been employed to practice surgical technology as the primary function at another healthcare facility at any time during the two years prior to December 29, 2022. on at another healthcare facility at any time during the two years prior to December 29, 2022.


  • NBSTSA CSFA Certification preferred.

This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.

Penn State Health is fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is unapologetically expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please call 717-531-8440 between the hours of 7:30 AM and 4:30 PM, Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday, email or download our Accommodation Instructions for Job Applicants PDF ( for more detailed steps for assistance.

Position Surgical Tech First Assist - EVENING SHIFT - Operating Room

Location US:PA:Lancaster | Allied Health | Full Time

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