Pocono Medical Center
East Stroudsburg , PA 18301
Posted 9 months ago
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Job Summary: Surgical technologists possess expertise in the theory and application of sterile and aseptic technique and combine knowledge of human anatomy, surgical procedures, and the implementation of tools and techniques to facilitate a physician#s performance of therapeutic and diagnostic procedures.
The Surgical Technologist participates as a member of the surgical team by scrubbing on surgical procedures while under the supervision of a Registered Nurse, as assigned to any LVHN perioperative facility; Cedar Crest, Muhlenberg, 17th St., Fairgrounds Surgery Center or Tilghman St. (Rotation to multiple sites required). The ST has the necessary knowledge and ability to ensure quality patient care during the operative procedure and is constantly vigil for maintenance of the sterile field. The ST has an understanding of the procedure being performed and anticipates the needs of the surgeon. The ST handles the instruments, supplies, and equipment necessary during the surgical procedure.
At no time should the ST perform duties which may have the potential to sever, puncture, manipulate or alter tissue in any way.
High School graduate.
Completion of an accredited surgical technologist program Minimum 2 year experience in related surgical sub-specialties. CST or Certification within one year of employment, if eligible. If employee/candidate is ineligible to sit for certification, they will be granted an additional 3 years of employment to meet minimal eligibility criteria.
Licensure and Certifications: CST - Certified Surgical Technologist; BLS