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Surgical Technician

JOB TITLE: Surgical Technician
LOCATION: Shamokin - Main Hospital
WORK SCHEDULE: Days
WORK TYPE: Part Time
JOB SUMMARY:
Responsible for providing care in an atmosphere sensitive to each person's physical, emotional, social and spiritual needs, with respect for the beliefs and values of co-workers, patients and their families. Functions in the spirit of teamwork and is accountable for the delivery of care utilizing those skills learned in both the clinical
and didactic arena. Assists surgeon with procedures related to the care of patient of all ages during surgical intervention.
Responsible for ensuring the very best patient/family experience by optimizing all customer interaction. Foster a positive work environment through mutual support and cooperation and adheres to GHS and unit specific Service Standards.
Accountable to the Registered Nurse and the Pod coordinator.
COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:
Demonstrates effective written and oral communication skills.
Demonstrates willingness to work in a team environment.
Demonstrates leadership abilities.
Demonstrates flexibility in response to unexpected changes in workload, staffing and scheduling.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
Graduate of from an accredited school of Surgical Technology required. Knowledge and technical skills to operate, set up and maintain equipment in the care unit required.
Minimum three years previous operating experience preferred.
BLS certification preferred. Required within 60 days of employment
Minimum three months of on-the-job experience to become familiar with all job duties required.
Basic computer skills required.
WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Work is typically performed in a clinical environment. Extensive periods of standing and walking are involved.
_The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job._
OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION : We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation.
ABOUT GEISINGER: Geisinger is a physician-led health system comprised of approximately 30,000 employees, including nearly 1,600 employed physicians, 13 hospital campuses, two research centers, and a 583,000-member health plan Geisinger is nationally recognized for innovative practices and quality care. Geisinger serves more than 3 million people in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania and also in southern New Jersey with the addition of National Malcolm Baldridge Award recipient AtlantiCare, A member of Geisinger. In 2017, the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine became the newest member of the Geisinger Family.
We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners. Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. For more information, visit www.geisinger.org , or connect with us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/geisingerhealth , Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/geisingerhealth/ , LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com and Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/geisingerhealth .
Does not qualify for J-1 waiver. We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.
Domestic partner benefits not applicable at Geisinger Holy Spirit.


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