Surgical Technologist I, Full Time - St. Vincent Surgery Center
Company: Allegheny Health Network
Posted on: November 23, 2022
Allegheny Health Network
Job Description :
This job performs direct and indirect technical tasks for patients
before, during, and after surgical interventions.
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.
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.
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
1-3 years of Surgical Technologist experience.
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performed by employees within this job title. It may not contain a
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qualifications required of employees to do this job.
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