Under the direction of the Registered Nurse and/or Physician, the Surgical Technologist handles the instruments, supplies and equipment necessary during the surgical procedure.
He/she has the necessary knowledge and ability to ensure quality patient care during the operative procedure and is constantly on vigil for maintenance of the sterile field.
• Scrubs for, prepares, sets-up and assists during any surgical procedure and provides support to nursing and ancillary departments by transporting and transferring patients to and between units when necessary.
• Prepares instruments and supplies for future procedures.
• Collects and handles specimens according to policy and procedures.
Position Qualifications Required / Experience Required:
One year OR Training or Experience.
High school graduate or equivalent.
Graduate of an accredited Surgical Technology Training Program.
Surgical Technologist Certification preferred
Maintenance of New Jersey State required 15 CEs per year.
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