Surgical Technologist Job Description

Surgical Technologist Job Description

March 21st, 2018

Surgical technologists support surgeries by preparing operating rooms, helping doctors, and arranging equipment. They are also known as an operating room technician or surgical technician.

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Surgical Technologist Job Description Template

We are looking for a qualified Surgical Technologist to assist with the operations in our facility. You will be tasked with preparing and sterilizing the operating rooms, as well as the necessary equipment and instruments, prior to any surgical procedure. You will also be charged with preparing the patients for surgery and help provide a great patient experience overall.

In order to be successful in this role, you will need to have a strong understanding of surgical technology and procedure. Experience with instrumentation is greatly preferred.

Surgical Technologist Responsibilities:

  • Prepare sterile operating rooms for surgeries.
  • Sterilize equipment and instruments.
  • Stock adequate supplies for surgery.
  • Prepare patients for surgery by washing and disinfecting incision sites.
  • Provide support during surgery by passing instruments and other supplies.
  • Track surgical supplies.
  • Stay up-to-date on surgical technology, medical terminology, and procedures.
  • Work well with surgeons, surgical assistant, nurses and general surgical team.
  • Help provide great patient care.

Surgical Technologist Requirements:

  • A graduate of an accredited surgical technologist program and surgical technologist certification.
  • Experience with instrumentation.
  • Current BCLS.
  • Strong understanding of surgical technology and surgical procedure.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology.
  • Passionate about patient care.

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