Company :Allegheny Health Network
Job Description :
Performs direct and indirect technical tasks for patients before, during, and after surgical interventions.
- Initiates changes to physician preference list and assures that team members are aware of changes. (25%)
- Maintains the inventory for the service area assigned. (20%)
- Performs sponge, needle, and instrument count. (15%)
- Orients new team members to assigned service area. Directs the work of lower level surgical technicians.(15%)
- Assists in setting up the surgical operating suite with appropriate instruments and supplies. (15%)
- Scrubs in prescribed manner, hands physician instruments required during surgery. (10%)
- Performs other duties as assigned or required.
- 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
- 3 years surgical scrub specialty experience
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