Surgical Technician
Main Line Health, Inc.
 Mid City East, PA

Riddle Hospital, a Magnet® designated hospital located in scenic Media, PA, is a not-for-profit acute care hospital with 204 inpatient beds, plus 23 Transitional Care Center beds. Riddle has been nationally recognized by The Joint Commission, the Society of Chest Pain Centers and other healthcare rating organizations for its high quality patient care. The Joint Commission lists Riddle Hospital as among the nation's top performers on key quality measures for heart attack, heart failure, stroke, pneumonia, and surgical care. The Hospital has received Magnet® designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the nation's highest award for recognizing excellence in nursing care. We have made it our mission to provide patients with a superior patient experience. This translates to the consistent delivery of safe, high quality clinical care in the absence of preventable harm.

Why Work at Riddle Hospital?

We are listed by US News & World Report as among the Top 10 Best Hospitals in the Philadelphia metropolitan area. Our Diversity, Respect and Inclusion Initiative celebrate our differences and our similarities. Ultimately, we want everyone to feel respected for who they are. Also, our physicians and employees speak highly of the work environment at Main Line Health. We have been consistently ranked among the best places to work by Best Places to Work in PA and the Philadelphia Business Journal. We are committed to providing exceptional care with empathy and compassion for people at all stages in life. Our Diversity, Respect and Inclusion Initiative celebrate our differences and our similarities. Ultimately, we want everyone to feel respected for who they are.

Seeking a Fulltime Surgical Technician at Riddle Hospital:

The Surgical Technician maintains high standards of patient care as a member of a team engaged in the conduct of surgical procedures, under the supervision and direction of a Registered Nurse. Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Checks instruments, equipment and supplies for scheduled procedure.
  • Functions in the scrubbed capacity and enters the operating room suite in sufficient time to set up instruments and perform all counts prior to the start of surgery.
  • Performs sponge, needle and instrument counts with the circulating nurse accurately and according to operating room policy and procedure.
  • Maintains sterile technique and reports any breaks in asepsis to the circulating nurse.
  • Assists in providing physical care, comfort and safety while lifting and positioning patients by applying principles of proper anatomical alignment.
  • Assists with the safe transfer of the patient from the OR table to the patient's bed.

Schedule:

Part Time 24 hours

Requirements:

Successful completion of accredited course in Operating Room Technology

Surgical Technician Certification preferred

One year recent operating room experience preferred

Successful completion of all orientation requirements

Maintains validation of current CPR training

Ability to understand written and verbal instructions in English

Entity: Riddle Hospital

Department: Operating Room

Shift: Part Time, On-Call requirements

Weekend Requirements: Rotation

Salary Grade: 207

We offer competitive compensation and outstanding comprehensive benefits including tuition reimbursement, 403B matching savings plan, a pension plan, and a generous paid time off program. org/careers Enter Job ID 50114 in Keyword search box.

Applicants must certify that they have not used tobacco products or nicotine in any form in the 90-days prior to submitting an application to Main Line Health. This will be verified during pre-employment testing.

We are an equal opportunity employer.

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