SURGICAL TECH
Geisinger Health System - Danville, PA

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LOCATION

: Geisinger Medical Center WORK SCHEDULE

: Rotation WORK TYPE

: Full Time

Starting with job offers dated February 1, 2012 and after, Geisinger Health System will no longer hire applicants who use tobacco products, including cigarettes, cigars and chewing or smokeless tobacco. Applicants will be screened for nicotine as part of the pre-employment physical process. Nicotine will be part of the urine drug screen. Applicants who test positive for nicotine will not be offered employment. Applicants who test positive may re-apply for jobs with Geisinger in six months.

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.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

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:

Graduation from an accredited school of ORT 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 required.

Minimum three months of on-the-job experience to become familiar with all job duties 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.

GEISINGER HEALTH SYSTEM

Geisinger Health System serves nearly 3 million people in Northeastern and Central Pennsylvania and has been nationally recognized for innovative practices and quality care. A mature electronic health record connects a comprehensive network of 4 hospitals, 38 community practice sites and more than 900 Geisinger primary and specialty care physicians.

As a not-for-profit, integrated-delivery health system, Geisinger is a national model of physician-led healthcare delivery. Geisinger is a leading-edge teaching institution with nearly 40 accredited residency and fellowship programs. Geisinger performs cutting-edge laboratory research at The Sigfried and JanetWeisCenter for Research.

The fourth annual Truven Health Analytics (formerly Thomson Reuters) 15 Top Health Systems study ranks Geisinger as one of the top 15 health systems in the United States. Geisinger was also recently named to the Becker’s Hospital Review “100 Best Places to Work in Healthcare” list for 2011.

Geisinger offers a competitive compensation package beginning day one of hire including comprehensive medical and retirement program benefits, domestic partner benefits, and more.

** Does not qualify for J-1 waiver. We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer

Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply

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