Phoenixville Hospital
Surgical Technician
At a glance
Location: US-PA-Phoenixville Map
Posted: 10/17/2020
Closing: 11/16/2020
Degree: High School
Type: Full-Time
Experience: Up to 3 year(s)
Phoenixville Hospital
Job description

Phoenixville Hospital is a small community hospital located at 140 Nutt Rd, Phoenixville Pa.  The Perioperative Services Department consists of the Operating Room, Endoscopy, Short Procedure Unit, PACU, PAT, Centralized Scheduling and Sterile Processing.

Tower Health is a strong, regional, integrated healthcare provider/payer system that offers leading-edge, compassionate healthcare and wellness services to a population of 2.5 million people. Together, our six hospitals and other entities provide a full range of medical care from prevention, screenings & education; to the latest clinical services and surgeries available; to rehabilitation. We also offer wellness programs & public health services that ensure our communities are the healthiest they can be. Our caring, highly trained physicians and staff are committed to patient safety and patient satisfaction.

With more than 11,000 team members, Tower Health includes Reading Hospital, a teaching hospital based in West Reading; Brandywine Hospital in Coatesville; Chestnut Hill Hospital, a teaching hospital in Philadelphia; Jennersville Hospital in West Grove; Phoenixville Hospital in Phoenixville; and Pottstown Hospital in Pottstown. We also operate Reading Hospital Rehabilitation at Wyomissing & Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences, & we have a comprehensive physician network.

Collaboration across Tower Health enables our hospitals, providers, leadership & staff to leverage best practices across the health system. Our hospitals have received national recognition for advanced care in areas such as neurosurgery and stroke, cardiac & vascular surgery, trauma, hematology & oncology. Reading HealthPlex, which opened at Reading Hospital in October 2016, combines state-of-the-art technology and world-class design to make the HealthPlex one of the most sophisticated surgical centers & inpatient facilities in the region.

At Tower Health, we have a rich history of providing high-quality, cost-effective care in the communities we serve. As the healthcare industry continues to change, one thing remains steadfast: Tower Health’s commitment to Advancing Health, Transforming Lives.



Responsibilities

Responsibilities include scrubbing for multiple speicalties including general, OB/GYN, urology, ortho, neuro, robotics and endo-vascular/vascular surgeries, maintaining proper aseptic technique and infection control measures, picking cases, and maintaining supplies. Position is for three out of 6 weekends in a 6 week period. Hours are 7am to 730pm. There is no on call requirement with this position.  Maintains standards of nursing care, while a member of the surgical team, under the supervision and direction of professional nurses and in accordance with approved policies, procedures and schedules.



Qualifications

Education:

High School Diploma or GED required.

Graduate of an approved school of surgical technology.

Experience:

Demonstrates ability to work in demanding and stressful situations.  Two to three years of surgical technology experience in multiple specialties required.

Licenses/Certificates:

Certification a plus.

Current Healthcare Provider CPR required.

Surgical Technician