Functions under the AST guidelines for performance. Handles instruments, supplies, and equipment necessary during the surgical procedure. Assists surgical team during operation/procedure by arranging, inventoring and maintaining sterile set up for operation, and passes items as needed. Assists in preparation of surgical suite, moving patients, and in cleaning. Provides aid in exposure, homeostasis, and other technical functions that will help the surgeon carry out safe operation with optimal results for the patient within AST standards. Performs other duties as assigned.
|2 years experience as a surgical tech.|
|Hold National Certification established by the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA) with 2 years of experience as a surgical technologist. Skill in communicating clearly and effectively using standard English in written, oral and verbal format to achieve high productivity and efficiency. Skill to write legibly and record information accurately as necessary to perform job duties.|
|20 hours of continuing education annually|
|Computer literacy. Be a member of a professional organization.|