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WellSpan Health Surgical Technologist - Ephrata Community Hospital - Operating Room in Ephrata, Pennsylvania

Surgical Technologist - Ephrata Community Hospital - Operating Room

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Surgical Technologist

Operating Room

80 Hours Biweekly - Day/Evening shift

(On Call Rotation to Cover Nights, Weekends & Holidays)

General Summary:

Under general supervision, provides entry level technical services and assistance in the operating room in accordance with established procedures, protocols and regulations. Prepares operating rooms for surgery using appropriate techniques.

This position is eligible for incentives.

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Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepares the operating room for cases by setting up table, instruments and supplies according to type of case

  • Prepares rooms between procedures and after terminal cleaning. Monitors and restocks supplies.

  • Drapes patients for surgical procedures.

  • Assists the surgical team during operative procedures.

  • Assists in maintaining correct count of instruments, sutures and sponges.

  • Prepares patient skin for surgery in accordance with hospital standards.

  • Maintains aseptic techniques; actively monitors situations which could lead to breaches in aseptic technique.

  • Assists surgeons during operations by retracting tissues under direction.

  • Identifies and cares for specimens.

Required Skills

  • Post High School Vocational/Specialized training

  • Completion of course for surgical technologists

  • Surgical Technologist certification eligible

  • CPR certification

Required Experience

  • 1 - 3 Years experience

Job Location

Ephrata, Pennsylvania, United States

Position Type




Additional Scheduling Info

80 Hours biweekly - day/evening shift - on call rotation to cover night, weekends and holidays

Additional Requirements

PA Act73 – Child Abuse Clearance Required


WellSpan Health is an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color or any other protected class. WellSpan Health does, however, have a tobacco-free/nicotine-free hiring policy.