Surgical Technologist (Harrisburg)
Posted on: July 16, 2021
We are currently offering SIGN-ON
BONUSES for all full-time
and part-time Surgical Technologist
positions! The amount of the sign-on bonus is dependent upon your
years of Surgical Technology experience. Don't miss out - apply
- 0-1 years of experience: 2-year commitment
$5,000; 3-year commitment
- 1-2 years of experience: 2-year commitment
$7,000; 3-year commitment
- 3+ years of experience: 2-year commitment
$10,000; 3-year commitment
variety of tasks in an operating room that assist the surgical
team. Arrange sterile setup for surgical procedures; pass
instruments, sponge and suture to surgeons and surgical assistants;
prepare sterile supplies; assist in cleanup of the operating room;
check placement and operation of equipment; and check and restock
operating room. During surgical procedures may be responsible for
special trays, graft materials, and record patient data.
- Ensure all medications are labeled
and handed to surgeon according to established policies and
- Before an operation, help to
prepare the operating room by setting up surgical instruments and
equipment, sterile drapes, and sterile solutions. Assemble both
sterile and non-sterile equipment. Adjust and check equipment to
ensure it is working properly.
- During surgery, efficiently pass
instruments and other sterile supplies to surgeons and surgeon
assistants. Hold retractors or instruments, cut sutures, sponge or
suction the operative site under the supervision of the surgeon and
help count sponges, needles, supplies, and instruments.
- Assist in the preparation, care
for, and disposal of specimens taken for laboratory analysis and
helps apply dressings.
- Assist the surgical team with
putting on sterile gowns and gloves.
- After surgery, may help transfer
patients to the recovery room. Clean and restock the operating
- Prepare patients for surgery by
wash, shave, and ensure aseptic incision sites. May transport
patients to the operating room, help position them on the operating
table, and cover them with sterile surgical drapes.
- Ensure clean, safe environment
through continued alertness to safety and explosive hazards and
- Completion of a formal surgical
technician program offered by a community or junior college,
vocational school, university, hospital or the
- Entry level job 0-2 years
- Surgical specialties include but
are not limited to: general, orthopedic, vascular, plastic and
reconstructive, obstetrics and gynecology, thoracic, ophthalmic,
neurosurgery, organ procurement and endoscopic surgical
- Access to medications is limited to
the distribution of the medication to the nurse.
Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic
and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire
- Basic Life Support (BLS) OR
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
- Act 33 with renewal
- Act 34 with renewal
- Act 73 FBI Clearance with
UPMC is an equal opportunity employer.
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