Assists in the nursing care and preparation of surgical patients. Functions as a member of the sterile team in donning gown and gloves, creating and maintaining a sterile field, and issuing instruments to surgeons.
Must be a high school graduate or equivalent (GED) is required.
Must have successfully completed an established OR Technologist course. Surgical Technologist certification will be accepted in lieu of the OR Technologist course.
BLS certification required.
Surgical Technologist certification is required or completion within one (1) year of employment.
Minimum of one (1) year experience is preferred.
Must be able to complete Surgical Technologist I Competency Checklist within 90 days of placement.
Must be available to take Surgical Tech on-call rotation as required.