Penn Highlands Brookville


    Job Location US-PA-Brookville
    Posted Date 6 months ago(12/11/2018 1:44 PM)
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Surgical Services
    Varied shifts
    Full Time
  • Overview

    We at Penn Highlands Brookville (PHB), in affiliation with Penn Highlands Healthcare, are very proud of our record in both cost effectiveness and innovation. As our 34 plus bed hospital evolves to meet today's ever- changing health care needs, the main focus remains on the patient and PHB's role in the community. The hospital has experienced enormous changes since its founding in 1919. Today, technological changes in health care are occurring at an even faster rate. While the hospital has kept pace with these rapid changes, its strength lies in the personalized healthcare given by the BHP family, which includes the physicians, employees, and board of directors.


    To fulfill this mission and vision, we focus on bringing together talented healthcare professionals who believe that the best way to treat patients is to offer individualized medical care in an environment that is friendly, personalized, and close to home. In order to serve our patients in this manner, we are actively recruiting individuals who want to work in this type of environment. 



    The Surgical Technician under the direction supervision of the Registered Nurse and within the scope of their practice, the Certified Surgical Technologist (CST)/ Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) provides patient care and performs appropriate segments of the prescribed medical regime for an assigned group of patients and effectively interacts within patients, significant others and other health care workers while maintaining standards of care.



    *Complies with PENN HIGHLANDS BROOKVILLE policies and procedures, accreditation agency requirements, and federal, state or local law and regulations


    Provides safe positioning of the surgical patient



    Provided visualization of the operative site during the operative procedure



    Demonstrates knowledge of the surgical instruments



    Demonstrates ability to work under stressful situations/ emergencies



    Demonstrates a professional attitude



    Demonstrates ability to be flexible with schedule and changing cases



    Demonstrates ability to pick cases



    Ability to work independently



    Demonstrates ability to interact positively with other members of team



    Ability to take corrective criticism and make it positive learning experience



    Demonstrates organization with instruments, sharps and sponges


    General duties as directed.




    Graduate of approved school of surgical technologist or Completion of a RN or LPN program required with and an active Pennsylvania State license

    • One year experience as surgical tech or RN/LPN one year med/surg experience preferred
    • Current Pennsylvania Surgical Technologist certification must be obtained within 12 months of start date required
    • Current CPR certification required or must obtain within 6 months of start date required.


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