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OB TITLE: Surgical Technician

CLASS CODE: 553909

JOB SUMMARY

Perform a variety of duties in an operating room to assist the surgical team.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Assist the surgical team during operative procedures.

Arrange sterile setup for operation.

Pass instruments, sponges, and sutures to surgeon and surgical assistants.

Assist circulating nurse to prepare patient for surgery.

Adjust lights and other equipment as directed.

Assist other team members upon completion of surgery, in moving patient onto wheeled stretcher for delivery to the recovery room.

Assist in cleanup of operating theater following operation including disposal of used linen, gloves, instruments, utensils, equipment, and waste.

Perform other related duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, TRAINING, AND SKILLS

Specialized training beyond high school.

EXPERIENCE

Two years of experience. An equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience may be substituted for the requirements noted.

SUPERVISOR TITLE(S)

Senior Research Technologist

SUBORDINATE TITLE(S)

None