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Geisinger Health System Surgical Tech (Outpatient - Surg Tech) in PORT MATILDA, Pennsylvania

JOB TITLE: Surgical Tech (Outpatient - Surg Tech)

LOCATION: Gray's Woods

DEPARTMENT: Operating Room

WORK SCHEDULE: Days/Evenings

WORK TYPE: Full Time


Responsible for providing care in an atmosphere sensitive to each persons physical, emotional, social and spiritual needs with respect to the beliefs and values of co-workers, patients and their families. Functions in the spirit of teamwork and is accountable for the delivery of care utilizing those skills learned in both the clinical and didactic arena. Assists surgeon with procedures related to the care of patients of all ages during surgical intervention.

Performs duties to support the goals and objectives of the Geisinger GWII ASC.

Accountable to the Registered Nurse and OR Clinical Nurse Supervisor.


Demonstrates effective written and oral communication skills.

Demonstrates willingness to work in a team environment. Emulates the team player.

Demonstrates leadership abilities.

Demonstrates flexibility in response to unexpected changes in workload, staffing and scheduling and is available for additional duties within the scope of practice.


Graduate of from an accredited school of Surgical Technology required. Knowledge and technical skills to operate, set up and maintain equipment in the care unit required.

Minimum three years previous operating experience preferred.

BLS certification preferred. Required within 60 days of employment

Minimum three months of on-the-job experience to become familiar with all job duties required.

Basic computer skills required.


Work is typically performed in a clinical environment. Extensive periods of standing and walking are involved. Work is performed in a clean, well-ventilated, well-equipped environment with possible exposure to patients with infectious diseases or to bodily fluids which may contain infectious agents as well as anesthetics, radiation, and chemicals.

Adhere to dress code. Appearance is neat and clean. Reports to work on time and as scheduled. Wears ID badge while on duty. Completes timecard honestly and accurately. Limits lunch and breaks to scheduled time and maintains flexibility to allow coverage and efficiency within the Geisinger GWII ASC.

The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job.

OUR 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.

GEISINGER -GRAY’S WOODS, Port Matilda, Pa., is a multi-specialty clinic and outpatient facility offers primary and specialty care, and ancillary services for the Centre County area. The new building includes 70 exam rooms, 16 procedure rooms, an expanded imaging center, laboratory services and an on-site pharmacy.

About Geisinger

One of the nation’s most innovative health services organizations, Geisinger serves more than 1.5 million patients in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. The system includes 13 hospital campuses, a nearly 600,000-member health plan, two research centers and the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine. A physician-led organization, with approximately 32,000 employees and more than 1,800 employed physicians, Geisinger leverages an estimated $12.7 billion positive annual impact on the Pennsylvania and New Jersey economies. Repeatedly recognized nationally for integration, quality and service, Geisinger has a long-standing commitment to patient care, medical education, research and community service. For more information, visit or connect with us on Facebook at , Instagram at , LinkedIn and Twitter at .

** Does not qualify for J-1 waiver. We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.

*Domestic partner benefits not applicable at Geisinger Holy Spirit.