Travel Surgical Technologist - Operating Room - (Surg Tech - OR)
- Sep 12, 2017
- Healthcare : Surgical Technologists
13169706 Job Description & Requirements
Surgical Technologist - Operating Room - (Surg Tech - OR)
StartDate: ASAP Available Shifts: 12 D Pay Rate: $25.00 - 27.00
This medical center is committed to enhancing the quality of life through improved health and the discovery of knowledge that will benefit all. We have over 1,100 primary specialist physicians and advanced practice clinicians at 63 medical group practices.
We are the only medical facility in Pennsylvania to be accredited as both an adult and a pediatric Level 1 trauma center. We are also a Magnet-recognized academic medical center for our elite level of high-quality nursing care. This prestigious recognition is an honor that reaffirms the value of the hard work and dedication we exhibit every day.
Surgical technologists work under the direction of a team of surgical personnel and assist in surgical operations as needed. Surgical technicians are responsible for preparing the OR, which includes setting up surgical equipment and instruments, as well as passing those instruments to surgeons during the procedure. Settings include:
- First assist
- Labor, delivery, recovery & postpartum
- Pediatrics OR
Must be certified
Must have trauma exp
About the Facility
As part of the Penn State-Hershey group, a national leader in children's care that was recently recognized by US News and Report for pediatric cancer, diabetes and endocrinology services, this facility is one of the premier healthcare establishments in the state. The medical center is a perennial award winner, being designated as a Magnet facility and awarded multiple distinctions by national and state agencies. The facility is the only Level I pediatric trauma center between Philadelphia and Pittsburgh and serves the most populous rural regions in the country.
Best known as the birthplace of the chocolate of the same name, Hershey is referred to by many as the "Sweetest Place on Earth." Sports fans will find much to love in the region, with A-league hockey and lacrosse games being a local favorite. In addition to Hershey's Chocolate World, a must-see, the area boasts many attractions, including Hersheypark Stadium and the Milton S. Hershey Mansion.
Onward Healthcare's travel nursing assignments typically last 13 weeks, and include:
- Competitive pay rates and comprehensive benefits
- Medical plans with dental and vision
- Complimentary, high-quality private housing
- 401(k) and flex spending options
- Life insurance
- Accident and short-term disability coverage
- Free continuing education (CE) courses
- Travel allowances
- Guaranteed pay program
- Tuition discount program
- Referral bonuses
About the Company
Onward Healthcare, an AMN Healthcare company, is a travel nursing company dedicated to moving our nurses careers "onward and upward." Our team of expert recruiters connect clinicians with exclusive travel nursing opportunities at the nation's top hospitals and healthcare facilities. Onward's nursing assignments are part of a larger, comprehensive RN career development and consultation service. Onward/AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.
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