As one of the nation’s leading pediatric health care systems, Nemours is committed to providing all children with their best chance to grow up healthy. We offer integrated, family-centered care to more than 300,000 children each year in our pediatric hospitals, specialty clinics and primary care practices in Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Nemours strives to ensure a healthier tomorrow for all children – even those who may never enter our doors – through our world-changing research, education and advocacy efforts. At Nemours, our Associates help us deliver on the promise we make to every family we have the privilege of serving: to treat their child as if they were our own.
The Surgical Technologist is an unlicensed person who works under the supervision of a surgeon, registered nurse (RN), or other surgical personnel, to help ensure the operating room environment is safe, equipment functions properly and the operative procedure is conducted under conditions that maximize patient safety.
Ability to scrub on all procedures using proper aseptic technique
Maintain vigilant observation of sterile table and identify any breaks in technique and compromise of sterility
Account for all instruments, sponges and equipment used during the procedure
Maintain open communication with registered nurse, physician, assistants and anesthesia personnel
Organizes instruments, equipment, and supplies for easy access and maximum efficiency
Responsible for assuring that equipment and supplies are in working order and readily available
Follows appropriate guidelines for setting up sterile field and instruments for designated procedures
Maintains current knowledge of procedures performed in the Operating Room
Applies basic knowledge of anatomy and physiology required to assist in surgical procedures in the Operating Room
Maintains effective communication with leadership, physicians, associates, and patients to promote patient safety and satisfaction
Ensures implementation of operational standards which promote the maintenance of patient rights for the patient
Graduate of Surgical Technology program or equivalent
Certified Surgical Tech preferred
Our dedication to professionals who are dedicated to children frequently earns Nemours a spot on the list of top workplaces in the communities we serve. Our Associates enjoy comprehensive benefits, including our unique “Bridge to a Healthy Future” pediatric health plan, an integrated wellness program, opportunities for professional growth, and much more. As an equal opportunity employer, Nemours focuses on the best-qualified applicants for our openings.
Nemours is a pediatric health system of hospitals and specialty clinics serving children and families throughout the Delaware Valley and Florida. Our dedicated professionals integrate medical care, research, health education, and prevention to help improve the lives of children every day.