Penn State Health Surgical Technician (Open Heart) - Surgery Center in Reading, Pennsylvania
Penn State Health St. Joseph Regional Health Network
Work Type: Full Time
The Open Heart Surgical Technician performs scrub duties. Assists in-patient care and related services in the Operating Room under the guidance of the Registered Nurse.Surgical Technicianprepares supplies and equipment for use in surgical procedures. Participates in surgical procedures by adhering to aseptic technique, utilizing safely instruments and equipment and applying the principles of anatomy and physiology to a surgical patient. The Surgical Technologist acts as a preceptor to less technically prepared employees, students and others as indicated. May serve patent populations from neonate, infant, pediatric, adolescent, adult to geriatric.
High School Diploma or GED Required.
Completion of a Surgical Technology program through an accredited school or the military.
Previous Operating Room experience within the last 3 years required.
Current national Surgical Technology certification preferred.
American Heart Association "BLS" Provider required.
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.
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