Ambulatory Surgical Technologist
Location: Port Matilda
Posted on: August 7, 2022
Job Title: Ambulatory Surgical Technologist
Location: Port Matilda, Pennsylvania
Job Category: Diagnostic Services
Work Type: Full time
Department: State College Operating Room Team
Date Posted: 06/06/2022
Job ID: R-33017
Job Summary Assists surgeon with procedures related to the care of
patients of all ages during surgical intervention.
Job Duties Assists in the coordination of treatments with other
Provides basic patient assistance.
Connects patients to clinical equipment as needed.
Practices aseptic techniques while preparing for surgery including
scrubbing, applying surgical gown, gloving, draping and setting up
Actively participates in surgical timeout.
Identifies correct surgical site with the circulating Registered
Nurse and surgeon for operative procedures.
Maintains an accurate account of supplies including sponges,
needles and instruments, per policy.
Prepares, identifies and verifies all specimens obtained during the
Prepares room in a timely manner with all anticipated instruments,
sutures, supplies, and equipment for each individual surgical
Disposes of linens, needles, and sharps in appropriate
Assesses wounds and applies or changes sterile dressing as
instructed by the Registered Nurse and Surgeon.
Anticipates needs of surgeon during the intra-operative phase.
Cleans and prepares room between procedures and organizes
effectively for end-of-case cleanup.
Reports to the Registered Nurse, reactions, results of procedures,
and any changes observed in the patient's condition.
Documents pertinent medical information and initiates emergency
procedures where indicated.
Restocks Operating rooms, monitors inventory and pulls case
supplies for the following day.
Assists in the training of new personnel in the primary area of
Work is typically performed in a clinical environment. Accountable
for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all
organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in
this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent
typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the
job. Additional competencies and skills outlined in any
department-specific orientation will be considered essential to the
performance of the job related to that position.
Education Graduate from Specialty Training Program- (Required)
Experience Minimum of 1 year-Related work experience
Our Purpose & Values 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. SAFETY: We provide a safe environment for our
patients and members and 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. We know
that a diverse workforce with unique experiences and backgrounds
makes our team stronger. Our patients, members and community come
from a wide variety of backgrounds, and it takes a diverse
workforce to make better health easier for all. We are proud to be
an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and all qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless to
race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity,
national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.
Keywords: Geisinger, Germantown , Ambulatory Surgical Technologist, Healthcare , Port Matilda, Maryland
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