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Surgical Technician

Company: Tower Health
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

OverviewAbout St. Christopher's Hospital for ChildrenSt. Christopher's Hospital for Children, a partnership between Tower Health and Drexel University, is a 188-bed facility that provides exceptional care to children throughout the Greater Philadelphia area and surrounding counties.St. Christopher's has more than 220 pediatric experts on staff, combining top-notch pediatric care with a wide array of pediatric specialties including Cardiology, Ear, Nose and Throat, Gastroenterology, Oncology, and Orthopedics. It houses the only Verified Pediatric Burn Center between New York City and Baltimore and is one of only three Level I Pediatric Trauma Centers in Pennsylvania. St. Christopher's is a Magnet - designated hospital and was recognized as a Women's Choice Award Best Children's Hospital.In addition to its main location in Philadelphia, the hospital has a growing network of primary and specialty care locations throughout the Philadelphia suburbs and New Jersey so your child's health conditions can be treated close to home.#LI#MPResponsibilitiesThe Surgical Technician in Central Service Processing possesses a fundamental knowledge of sterilization concepts and techniques. They are responsible for maintaining high standards for decontamination, assembly, inspection, wrapping, and sterilization of surgical instruments and medical equipment for Surgical Services and all ancillary departments. Also responsible for tray modification, testing and monitoring equipment, identifying appropriate storage containers and providing information required for reordering instruments. They must be able to work in conjunction with the OR staff to provide timely sterile products, trays and case carts where applicable. Although he /she works primarily in SPD they must demonstrate technical skills and knowledge of operating room technique and procedures in order to work alongside the operating room team to test, sterilize and prepare instruments and case carts as required for surgeryQualificationsRequired Licenses: Completion and eligibility for certification from an accredited Surgical Technologist program.Training & Education: Graduation from an accredited Surgical Technologist program.Experience: Prior operating room experience as a surgical technologist preferred.Supervisory Responsibility: Not ApplicableRequired Skills

  • Excellent Communications Skills
  • Excellent Interpersonal Skills

Keywords: Tower Health, Philadelphia , Surgical Technician, Professions , Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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