Surgical Technology Opportunity at Pennsylvania Hospital

Surgical Technology Opportunity at Pennsylvania Hospital

Pennsylvania Hospital partners with PA College to create Surgical Technology Career Pathing Opportunities for Students

Pennsylvania Hospital has partnered with Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences (PA College) to bring six students a tailored clinical rotation at Pennsylvania Hospital and surrounding Penn Medicine locations.

PA College’s Surgical Technology program is an intense, fast-paced program designed for individuals who can think fast on their feet. Students with a strong foundation in math and science are preferred.


PA College is accepting applications for this program now!

Use application code PAHST22

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Program Details

Surgical TechnologyA surgical technologist education prepares you to serve in an intense health care environment as a vital part of a lifesaving surgical team. Surgical technologists assist surgical teams throughout every step of the operation. In the Surgical Technology program at PA College, you’ll learn alongside certified technologists with years of operating room experience to hone your skills for this high-intensity career.

With surgical technologist classes, you’ll get access to a variety of advanced technology that makes simulation learning as close to real clinical situations as it can be. By graduation, you’ll have performed at least 120 surgical procedures in real-life settings. This exposure prepares students to take the certification exam that will allow them to begin their career as a certified surgical technologist.

This program exposes students to a wide variety of surgical specialties in the acute care setting that may include:


Our surgical technology program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs upon the recommendation of the Accreditation Review Committee on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting. See more accreditation information.

Details for program consideration:

In order to be considered for this program, students must apply using application code PAHST22 and must meet the following requirements:

For additional information regarding admissions decisions, please visit our Admissions Requirements page.

The Surgical Technology Program is a full-time, day program with some online courses, in-person labs in Lancaster and clinical rotations in Philadelphia (year 2). Learn more about the curriculum by visiting the Surgical Technology page.

Why Choose Penn Medicine?

Pennsylvania Hospital is in the historic Society Hill district of Philadelphia. The nation’s first hospital has been a leader in patient care, treatment techniques and medical research for over 260 years. Pennsylvania Hospital was founded in 1751 by Benjamin Franklin and Dr. Thomas Bond and offers a wide variety of clinical programs and services.

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