POSITION SUMMARY: An integral member of the surgical team who provides support for surgeons throughout the operation by preparing, providing and caring for instruments and equipment and maintaining a sterile field.
EDUCATION: High school diploma or equivalent. Graduation from a school of Surgical Technology preferred.
CERTIFICATION/LICENSES: BLS certification required prior to end of probationary period. Surgical Tech certification required.
SKILLS: Knowledge of care and handling of instruments and equipment. Knowledge of sterilization and cleansing procedures. Ability to read, write, and communicate verbally in English.
EXPERIENCE: One or more years experience in an acute care hospital setting in the operating room or an instrument care environment preferred.