A Surgical Technician is a medical practitioner who aids Surgeons during surgeries by preparing operating rooms, sterilizing equipment, and keeping a sterile atmosphere. They collaborate with the surgical team to facilitate a smooth surgical procedure and to provide assistance when needed.

Job Description

We are searching for a skilled Surgical Technologist to support our surgeons with procedures at our facility. Before procedures begin, you will be responsible for prepping and sterilizing the operating rooms and related equipment. The duties of a Surgical Technician include aiding with surgeries in an operating room. They collect and organize all required tools for these surgeries, as well as monitor a patient’s vital signs throughout surgery. They also provide help to surgical teams as needed when passing sterilized instruments. Ultimately, you will collaborate with a medical team to ensure that each surgery is a success from start to end.

The following are the responsibilities of a Surgical Technician:

  • Establishing sterile operating rooms for surgical procedures
  • Preparing instruments and equipment for sterilization
  • Ensuring enough surgical supplies are on hand

Principal Responsibilities

  • Prepare the operating room for future procedures
  • Stock up on supplies and sterilize equipment
  • Get patients ready for their procedures
  • Upon request, sterilize equipment and hand surgeons’ instruments
  • Order and inventory supplies, and keep files and records of procedures

Qualifications and Abilities

  • Work experience as a Surgical Technician or in a related position is required
  • Instrumentation experience in the operation room
  • Strong knowledge of surgical technology and process
  • Medical terminology knowledge
  • Dedicated to patient care
  • Surgical Technician certification and completion of an authorized Surgical Technician program

Commonly Asked Questions

What is the role of a Surgical Technician?

A Surgical Technician supports surgeons during surgeries by preparing operating rooms, sterilizing equipment, and keeping a sterile atmosphere.

What are the responsibilities and obligations of a Surgical Technician?

Preparing operating rooms, sterilizing tools, assisting with patient preparation, handling surgical instruments, and maintaining a sterile environment throughout procedures are all responsibilities of a Surgical Technician.

What qualities distinguish an excellent Surgical Technician?

A good Surgical Technician has a thorough grasp of surgical techniques, outstanding communication and teamwork skills, and the ability to work well under pressure.

With whom does a Surgical Technician collaborate?

A Surgical Technician collaborates with surgeons, nurses, and other members of the surgical team to ensure that surgical procedures run smoothly and efficiently.

What abilities should a Surgical Technician possess?

A Surgical Technician should be knowledgeable about surgical processes and tools, have great sterile technique, pay attention to detail, be able to follow instructions precisely, have strong organizational and time management abilities, and be knowledgeable about surgical procedures and instruments.