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Surgical Technician - Casual - Allegheny General Hospital - Rotational
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Location
Hospital Way - Mckeesport / Pennsylvania
Employment type
Part-Time
Pay
Competitive/year
Job description
Company :Allegheny Health NetworkJob Description : 

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

  • 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) preferred.
  • One year of Surgical Technician experience preferred.

 

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Requisition ID
J159346