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Ambulatory Surgical Technologist- Pittston (Per Diem)

Company: Geisinger
Location: Jessup
Posted on: June 6, 2024

Job Description:

Job Title: Ambulatory Surgical Technologist- Pittston (Per Diem)
Location: Pittston, Pennsylvania
Job Category: Diagnostic Services
Schedule: Per Diem
Work Type: Part time
Department: JM-Ambulatory Surgery Center Nursing Team
Date Posted: 03/19/2024
Job ID: R-59910
Job SummaryAssists 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 DetailsWork Schedule
    • Hours: Per diem or additional job; 10 hr shifts; rotating start times between 6:30am and 9:00am; scheduled as needed based on department needs and availability.
    • Weekends, Holidays and On Call: None
    • Experience/Certification: 1 year of experience is preferred.
    • Travel: None
    • Union: YesGeisinger Benefits working Per Diem: - 401(k) plan that includes automatic Geisinger contributions - Free 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 - MyHealth Rewards wellness program to improve your health- Union: Yes

      EducationGraduate from Specialty Training Program- (Required)
      ExperienceMinimum of 1 year-Related work experience (Preferred)
      Our Purpose & ValuesOUR 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, Scranton , Ambulatory Surgical Technologist- Pittston (Per Diem), Healthcare , Jessup, Pennsylvania

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