Surgical Technologist - OR - FTE 0.5

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  • Wilkes-Barre General Hospital Wilkes-Barre General Hospital

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  • Full Time

Job Description

Commonwealth Health - A commitment to caring can be found in the hearts and minds of the physicians, nurses and, many other employees who support patient care at Commonwealth Health Wilkes-Barre General Hospital and clinics. Our organization is built on great people. In turn, we provide these skilled and dedicated caregivers with career opportunities, professional development and, a work environment that creates superior job satisfaction. Opportunities stretch across our hospital, physician network and, emergency medical services in Northeastern Pennsylvania. Join a team that has been committed to caring for the local community for 150 years.

A clinically competent surgical technologist works under the supervision of the registered nurse in delivering safe and effective care to the patient in the intra-operative period. Effectively interacts with patients and health care team members, while maintaining surgical department standards. Works efficiently with acutely ill patients, including emergency situations.

Must be a graduate of an accredited Surgical Technology Program, Associates Degree, and keeps current with surgical procedures.

Previous experience preferred.  Should possess the ability to understand and react effectively to the unique needs and care of all patient population.  Technical and mechanical ability, manual dexterity, knowledge of surgical procedure and techniques; sound judgment; ability to follow orders and deal with crisis, emergencies and stress situations; interpersonal skills.
Certification not required, but encouraged.
Current BLS certification, must complete prior to end of orientation period



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