Surgical Technician I

Job ID: J118564
Company: West Penn Allegheny Health System
Location: Monroeville, PA, United States
Facility: Forbes Hospital
Full/Part Time: Full time
Job Type: Regular
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GENERAL OVERVIEW:

Performs direct and indirect technical tasks for patients before, during, and after surgical interventions.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assists in setting up the surgical operating suite with appropriate instruments and supplies. (20%)
  • Utilizes proper aseptic techniques and practices standard precautions. Follows policy for medication and specimen handling. (20%)
  • Assists with preparing, positioning and draping patients and participates in the surgical pause to assure correct patient and surgical site. (20%)
  • Understands, anticipates and adapts to surgeon preference and patient care variables, and contributes to updating surgeon preference materials. (20%)
  • Performs sponge, needle, and instrument count. (10%)
  • Cares for and utilizes resources to promote cost effective and efficient environment for patients. (10%)
  • Performs other duties as assigned or required.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum

  • One year certificate from a college or technical school; or three to six months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Graduate of Surgical Technologist program or completion of an LPN/RN program with training as a surgical technician or equivalent training.

Preferred

  • Current certification as a Surgical Technologist (CST).
  • 1-3 years of Surgical Technician experience.

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