Robert Packer Hospital
Days - On-call Rotation
PA LPN/Surgical Technician
There are two main functions; the first is surgical support for an orthopedic surgeon in the operating room as well as the outpatient clinic. Under the broad general direction of the Orthopedic Surgeons/Physicians, works with a clinical team consisting of, but not limited to, Physician Assistants, nurses, and support staff. Assists Orthopedic Surgeons/Physicians and/or Physician Assistants in the office and/or OR as may be required. Assists Orthopedic Surgeons/Physicians and/or Physician Assistants in office routine by managing patient flow and performing duties as listed below. Must be able to travel to other Guthrie Clinic offices in New York and Pennsylvania and participate with “on-call” schedule.
The second main function is program coordination for surgical services including streamlining the care between the Guthrie Clinic, Preadmission Services, the Preparation Recovery Unit, the Operating Room, and the patient care units. Facilitation of an atmosphere of interactive management and the development of collegial relationships among surgical personnel and other team members is critical.
Graduate from an accredited Licensed Practical Nursing program or graduated from an accredited School of Surgical Technology. Must be a current Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) and maintain certification throughout employment. Knowledge of procedures and techniques involved in administering medical treatments and related patient care.
A minimum of five years clinical experience and demonstrated abilities in surgical technology and surgical provider practice navigation skills in an outpatient setting.
Operating room experience preferred. Required to be accredited for operating room privileges by Robert Packer Hospital (and any other facility that the surgeon works at). Some experience preferred but 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. Must be able to travel to other Guthrie Clinic offices in New York and Pennsylvania and participate with “on-call” schedule.
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