Surgical Technician

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Surgical Technician Job Description

 

Job Title: Surgical Technician

 

Job Type: Full-time, Part-time

 

Job Summary:

 

We are seeking a skilled surgical technician to join our healthcare team. The surgical technician will be responsible for assisting surgeons and other healthcare professionals during surgical procedures. They will work in the operating room, preparing the room and equipment, monitoring the patient's vital signs, and assisting with surgery. The successful candidate will be a detail-oriented individual who is able to work in a fast-paced environment while maintaining focus on patient safety and comfort.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

 

• Prepare operating room for surgical procedures

• Ensure that all necessary supplies and equipment are present and in working order

• Assist in patient transport and positioning

• Assist surgical team during surgery by handing instruments, sutures, and other supplies to the surgeon

• Monitor patient's vital signs during surgery and report any changes to the surgical team

• Maintain a sterile environment in the operating room

• Prepare specimens for laboratory analysis

• Clean and sterilize surgical instruments and equipment

• Maintain accurate records of surgical procedures

• Communicate effectively with patients, families, and healthcare professionals

• Attend and participate in meetings and educational activities

 

Requirements:

 

• High school diploma or equivalent

• Completion of an accredited surgical technology program

• Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) credential preferred

• Knowledge of surgical instruments and equipment

• Familiarity with medical terminology

• Ability to maintain a sterile environment

• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment

• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

• Detail-oriented with strong organizational skills

• Physical ability to stand for long periods, lift heavy objects, and perform repetitive motions

• Willingness to work flexible hours, including weekends and holidays

 

Salary:

 

The salary for a surgical technician varies depending on experience, education, and location. The average salary for a surgical technician in the United States is around $47,000 to $55,000 per year.

 

Benefits:

 

We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, and vision insurance, paid time off, and more.