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Ambulatory Surgical Technologist0 (Part time)-Pittston

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Job Title Ambulatory Surgical Technologist0 (Part time)-Pittston Location Pittston, PA Job Category Diagnostic Services Schedule Days Work Type Part time Department Ambulatory Surgery Center Nursing Team Date posted 11/03/2022 Job ID R-38484

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 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 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 surgical procedure.
  • Prepares room in a timely manner with all anticipated instruments, sutures, supplies, and equipment for each individual 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 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 responsibility.


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

We’re proud to offer competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package that includes

Medical, prescription drug, vision and dental coverage 

Family Support (Fertility and Adoption Support) 

Employer contribution to your retirement plan 

Tuition assistance (part time and full time roles only) 

Generous paid time off packages that allows you to take the time you need to travel, rest, and care for and reconnect with friends and family. 

Professional opportunities for growth and advancement  

Support and mentorship from a full range of dedicated and experienced nursing leaders 

Paid Military Leave 

Community Involvement through our Employee Resources Groups  

Education

Graduate from Specialty Training Program- (Required)

Experience

Minimum of 1 year-Related work experience (Required)

Skills

Communication; Teamwork; 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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