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Surgical Technician - Increased Rates &$10,000 Sign on Bonus!

Company: Reading Health System
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Overview:
About St. Christopher's Hospital for Children -St. 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.

Responsibilities:
The Operating Room (Surgical) Technician functions in a manner that is consistent with the philosophies and policies of the Department of Nursing and St. Christopher's Hospital for Children under the supervision of a registered nurse. -Skills & Abilities: --Demonstrates ability, knowledge, and appropriate technical skills when assigned to various procedures in accordance with AORN Standards and SCHC policies and procedures.-Demonstrates necessary skills and knowledge to work with equipment.-Operates mechanical, electrical and air-powered equipment according to manufacturer's guidelines and ensures proper functioning prior to use.-Demonstrates ability to handle emergency situations in a prompt, precise and professional manner.-Demonstrates necessary skills and knowledge regarding aseptic technique. - - -#SC21#LI#MP

Qualifications:
-Required 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 SkillsExcellent Communications SkillsExcellent Interpersonal Skills

Keywords: Reading Health System, Philadelphia , Surgical Technician - Increased Rates &$10,000 Sign on Bonus!, Professions , Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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