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Surgical Technologist Opportunities at UPMC Horizon-Shenango (Multiple Positions and Experience Levels)

  • Job ID: 200001S7
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Rotating
  • Facility: UPMC Horizon
  • Department: Operating Room
  • Location: 2200 Memorial Drive, Farrell PA 16121
  • Union Position: Non union
  • Salary Range: $14.70 to $22.53 / hour

Description

UPMC Horizon is hiring Surgical Technologists for various shifts to support our Operating Room.


Surgical Technologists perform a variety of tasks including arranging 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.

Responsibilities:

  • Ensure all medications are labeled and handed to surgeon according to established policies and procedures.
  • 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 room.
  • 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 aseptic technique.

Applicants will be hired into a step on the Surgical Technologist career ladder with a pay rate based on background and experience.

Qualifications

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 31 Child Abuse Reporting

Act 33 with renewal

Act 34 with renewal

Act 73 FBI Clearance


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