The Surgical Technician is responsible for assisting the physician in the direct care of the patients in the operating room environment. The surgical technician functions under the supervision of the surgeon and the RN.
Must possess a high school diploma or GEDequivalent. Graduate of surgical technology program
Exhibit proficiency in patient care. Excellentoral communication skills. Expertise in the theory and application of sterileand aseptic technique. Knowledge of human anatomy, surgical procedures, andtechnological tools.
Desirable characteristics include at least oneyear of experience as a Surgical Tech, preferably in the area ofapplication. Must be able to followdirections and perform work according to department standards under thesupervision of an RN. Must beemotionally mature and able to function effectively under stress.
Prefer candidates who possess a current OklahomaCertificate as a Certified Surgical Technician. Surgical Technicians without certificationhave (1) one year from date of hire to obtain certification and maintaincurrency while employed at Hillcrest Hospital South. Must possess current BLS certification uponhire and maintain certification.