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Surgical Technologist - Labor and Delivery Unit - Part Time Rotation

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Job Title Surgical Technologist - Labor and Delivery Unit - Part Time Rotation Location Bloomsburg, PA Job Category Diagnostic Services Schedule Rotation Work Type Part time Department GBH Medical-Surgical & OB Nursing Division Date posted 02/22/2024 Job ID R-58924

Job Summary

Geisinger is proud to offer a Surgical Technologist competitive pay rates, up to $5/hr shift differential for evening, night and weekend shifts and up to $40,000 in financial support to become a nurse!

Job Duties

Benefits of working at Geisinger:

  • Full benefits (health, dental and vision) starting on day one 
  • Three medical plan choices, including an expanded network for out-of-area employees and dependents  
  • Pre-tax savings plans with healthcare and dependent care flexible spending accounts (FSA) and a health savings account (HSA)  
  • Company-paid life insurance, short-term disability, and long-term disability coverage  
  • 401(k) plan that includes automatic Geisinger contributions  
  • Generous paid time off (PTO) plan that allows you to accrue time quickly  
  • Up to $5,000 in tuition reimbursement per calendar year  
  • MyHealth Rewards wellness program to improve your health while earning a financial incentive  
  • Family-friendly support including adoption and fertility assistance, parental leave pay, military leave pay and a free Care.com membership with discounted backup care for your loved ones  
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP): Referrals for childcare, eldercare, & pet care; Access free legal guidance, mental health visits, work-life support, digital self-help tools and more 
  • Voluntary benefits including accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity insurance, identity theft protection, universal life and pet and legal insurance  
  • Shared governance structure that empowers our nursing support staff 
  • On the job training and education 
  • Professional opportunities for growth and advancement 
  • Support and mentorship from a full range of dedicated nursing leaders 
  • Community involvement through our Employee Resource Groups              
  • Employee referral incentive program 
  • Geisinger values and prioritizes the safety and security of our staff by investing in a Strongline Alert Notification system worn by our staff, robust camera surveillance system, metal detectors at certain locations and security guards/K9 program on campus. 

Join the Geisinger Family! Apply now! To learn more about Geisinger opportunities, please contact Maggie Lucas at mlucas5@geisinger.edu. 

Job Description:

Assists surgeon with procedures related to the care of patient of all ages during surgical intervention.

  • Assists in the coordination of treatments with other disciplines.
  • 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 instrument table.
  • Actively participates in surgical Time and out and operating room briefing according to the universal protocol.
  • Identifies correct surgical site with the circulating registered nurse and surgeon before incision of operative procedures.
  • Maintains an accurate account of supplies including sponges, needles and instruments.
  • Verifies count with the circulating nurse at end of procedure.
  • Prepares, identifies and verifies all specimens obtained during the surgical procedure.
  • Disposes of linens, needles and sharps in appropriate containers.
  • Assesses wounds and applies or changes sterile dressing as instructed by the registered nurse.
  • Maintains and documents universal precautions.
  • Initiates emergency procedures.
  • Participates in the admission and discharge process.
  • Performs billing as appropriate for services rendered or equipment used.
  • Participates in on-call rotations of operating room.
  • Acts as a preceptor for students assigned to the surgical unit.
  • Adheres to all policies, protocols and standards of care.
  • Performs quality control monitoring.
  • Performs additional duties including specimen collection, pleure-vac and traction set up, patient transport and post-mortem care.
  • Assures all medications and solutions are labeled, under the registered nurse's supervision.


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.

Position Details

Applicants graduating from a Surgical Technologist program after December 31, 2020, will have 6 months from their date of graduation from the program to become Certified.

Education

Graduate from Specialty Training Program- (Required)

Experience

Minimum of 1 year-Related work experience (Preferred)

Certification(s) and License(s)

Certified Surgical Technologist - National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA)

Skills

Teamwork; Communication; Medical Devices And Tools; Computer Literacy; Military experience as a Hospital Corpsman (HM) Surgical Technologist, Operating Room Specialist (68D), Surgical Service Apprentice (4N1XX) will be considered

About Geisinger

Founded more than 100 years ago by Abigail Geisinger, the system now includes ten hospital campuses, a 550,000-member health plan, two research centers and the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine. With nearly 24,000 employees and more than 1,700 employed physicians, Geisinger boosts its hometown economies in Pennsylvania by billions of dollars annually. Learn more at geisinger.org or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Geisinger values who you are, where you are from, and where you are going. We seek out people of various backgrounds and cultures with unique abilities, non-traditional career paths and ambitious aspirations. We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status. Read more about Our Commitment to Inclusive Recruiting.

Our Vision & Values

Everything we do is about making better health easier 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.

Our Benefits

We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and prescription coverage.

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