Surgical Technician I - Wexford Hospital

Allegheny Health Network Wexford , PA 15090

Posted 4 weeks ago

Company :

Allegheny Health Network

Job Description :

GENERAL OVERVIEW:

This job 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.

  • Surgical Technologist (ST) hired after 12/29/2020 must:

  • Successfully complete a Surgical Technologist program sponsored by an entity holding nationally recognized institutional or programmatic accreditation and maintain a surgical technologist certification from an accredited certification program (including military completed programs). Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) certification required within 6 months of completion of Surgical Technologist program. OR

  • Be employed to practice surgical technology by the health care facility on or before December 29, 2020 OR

  • Been employed to practice surgical technology as the individual's primary function in another health care facility at any time during the two years immediately preceding December 29, 2020

  • Monday - Friday schedule

  • Will be responsible for on-call through rotation

Preferred

  • 1-3 years of Surgical Technician experience.

Disclaimer: The job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and essential duties and responsibilities of work performed by employees within this job title. It may not contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to do this job.

Compliance Requirement: This job adheres to the ethical and legal standards and behavioral expectations as set forth in the code of business conduct and company policies.

As a component of job responsibilities, employees may have access to covered information, cardholder data, or other confidential customer information that must be protected at all times. In connection with this, all employees must comply with both the Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) as described in the Notice of Privacy Practices and Privacy Policies and Procedures as well as all data security guidelines established within the Company's Handbook of Privacy Policies and Practices and Information Security Policy.

Furthermore, it is every employee's responsibility to comply with the company's Code of Business Conduct. This includes but is not limited to adherence to applicable federal and state laws, rules, and regulations as well as company policies and training requirements.

Highmark Health and its affiliates prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local law. Highmark Health and its affiliates take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.

Highmark Health and its affiliates prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local law. Highmark Health and its affiliates take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.

EEO is The Law

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We endeavor to make this site accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact number below.

For accommodation requests, please contact HR Services Online at HRServices@highmarkhealth.org

California Consumer Privacy Act Employees, Contractors, and Applicants Notice

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