As a scrubbed member of the operating room team, plans for and prepares the sterile field with sterile instruments and supplies, anticipating the surgeon's needs throughout the procedures. Participates in continuous quality improvement activities and educational experiences in support of departmental and divisional nursing philosophy and objectives, as well as, Health System initiatives.
High School diploma required. Completion of a surgical technologist program or other successful completion of education which includes aseptic technique and operative procedures.
Surgical Technologist certification preferred.
Demonstrated knowledge of aseptic technique required. Familiarity with medical terminology. Good organizational skills required. Ability to communicate in English both verbally and in writing.