Avg. Salary
$19.00
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Surgical Technologist in Allentown, Pennsylvania is $19.00 per hour.

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Job Description for Surgical Technologist

A surgical technologist is present within the operation room and provides help to surgeons, nurses, and anesthesiologists. The technologist will hand necessary instruments to the surgeon, so that the surgery can be more easily be performed. It is important to be able to anticipate which devices the surgeon will use, so that no time is lost. Certain equipment may also be monitored by the technologist, such as machinery relating to the observance of vital signs.

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Surgical Technologist Tasks
  • Inspect, maintain, decontaminate, and repair surgical equipment, keeping inventory records up to date.
  • Conduct pre- and post-surgery patient care, including shaving, transporting, and applying dressings.
  • Keep all needed surgical equipment at the ready, including sterile linens, saline, lights, suction machines, etc.
  • Set up and maintain surgical field, collaborating with nurses and doctors and assisting where required.
  • Assemble, transport, and retrieve surgical equipment, ensuring all pieces leave the room.

About Allentown, Pennsylvania

Lehigh County, Pennsylvania
120,207
Male:
60,626 (50.4%)
Female:
59,581 (49.6%)
Allentown (Pennsylvania Dutch: Allenschteddel) is a city located in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, United States. It is Pennsylvania's third most populous city and the 224th largest city in the United States. As of the 2010 census, the city had a total population of 118,032 and is currently the fastest growing city in all of Pennsylvania. It is the largest city in the metropolitan area known as the Lehigh Valley, which had a population of 821,623 residents as of 2010. It constitutes a portion of the New York City Metropolitan Area and is the county seat of Lehigh County. In 2012, the city celebrated the 250th anniversary of its founding in 1762. Located on the Lehigh River, Allentown is the largest of three adjacent cities, in Northampton and Lehigh counties, that make up a region of eastern Pennsylvania known as the Lehigh Valley. Allentown is 50 miles (80 km) north-northwest of Philadelphia, the fifth...
Allentown:
$37,146
Pennsylvania:
$55,702
$923
Allentown:
$130,600
Pennsylvania:
$170,600
6.5%

Surgical Technologist Job Listings

Key Stats for Surgical Technologist

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
25%

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 20%