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Surgical Technician- Operating Room/Vascular Surgery - Per Diem

Sayre, Pennsylvania
Job Type
9 Sep 2022

Position Summary

Assists Physician in OR and in office routine.

Education, License, & Cert

Graduate of an accredited Surgical Technician School; may practice surgical technology during a 12-month period immediately following completion of school but must pass and maintain surgical technology certification. LPN with current license Has completed an appropriate training program for surgical technology in the United Sates Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, or Public Health Service Commissioned Corps


Experience preferred, by may be trained on-the-job, if recent graduate. Must have general knowledge of surgical procedures, and draw specialized training from working with physician or physicians on the job.

Essential Functions

Preps patient for Surgery.
Assures presence of equipment and supplies in OR, according to Surgeon's directions, and arranges instruments.
Assists the physician with the surgical procedures.
Adjusts lights and equipment, as directed.
Washes and sterilizes equipment, using germicides, autoclave and sterilizer.
May count sponges, needles and instruments used during surgery.
Evaluates, examines, changes dressings, inserts catheters, removes catheters, etc., on clinic patients who are hospitalized or outpatients.
Sets up and maintains examination rooms.
Directs patient to exam room and prepares patient for exam or treatment.
Determines height, weight, respirations, blood pressure, temperature, additional testing, and records same on chart.
Interviews the patient to record history and allergies on chart.
Attends physician during exam and treatment when requested.
Orders and maintains supplies.
Assists in clinical patient care, performing such duties as setting up for colposcopies, Leeps and endometrial biopsies, and in performing other procedures.
Assists the physician by screening patient calls and providing the answers, when possible, and forwarding others onto the physician.
Sets up and assists with outpatient tubal ligations and outpatient ablations.
Answers telephone and performs other clerical functions as necessary (screens calls according to urgency and need).

Other Duties

Performs other duties as assigned.

Employment Value Proposition

A career with Guthrie means being part of an organization that's proud of its heritage and clear about its future. Attracting and retaining the best talent is crucial to our ambitions - it's why we offer shared accountability, a team-based model, a supportive environment, and ongoing development and educational opportunities. If you're passionate about making a difference in patients' lives in a close-knit community, this is where you belong.

Get ready to shape the future of a patient-centric, clinician-led organization with a proud history of progressive care.

Perks and benefits of a Guthrie caregiver:

-           Competitive pay

-           403(b) - employer match/contribution

-           Comprehensive benefit package

-           Career advancement opportunities

-           Tuition reimbursement

Joining the Guthrie team allows you to become a part of a tradition of excellence in health care. In all areas and at all levels of Guthrie, you'll find staff members who have committed themselves to serving the community.

The Guthrie Clinic is an Equal Opportunity Employer that welcomes and encourages diversity in the workplace.

The Guthrie Clinic is a non-profit, integrated, practicing physician-led organization in the Twin Tiers of New York and Pennsylvania. Our multi-specialty group practice of more than 500 physicians and 302 advanced practice providers offers 47 specialties through a regional office network providing primary and specialty care in 22 communities. Guthrie Medical Education Programs include General Surgery, Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Anesthesiology and Orthopedic Surgery Residency, as well as Cardiovascular, Gastroenterology and Pulmonary Critical Care Fellowship programs. Guthrie is also a clinical campus for the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine.

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  • Job Reference: 708011034-2
  • Date Posted: 9 September 2022
  • Recruiter: The Guthrie Clinic
  • Location: Sayre, Pennsylvania
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent