Functions as a member of the surgical team under the direct supervision of an RN. Performs scrub duties on surgical cases and assists RN in setting up for surgical procedures. On-call coverage for off hours, weekends, and holidays is expected.
High school graduate or equivalency. Successful completion of OR Technician program (or graduate of accredited LPN program with NJ license).
Previous related experience a plus.
Licenses and Certifications:
CPR certification required.
Successful completion of a nationally or regionally accredited educational program for surgical technologists. Must have completed an appropriate training program for surgical technology in the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps OR Coast Guard of the United States.
The certification must be held and maintained by National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting.
Required Knowledge and Skills:
Strong professional, organizational, and interpersonal skills to effectively relate with all members of the healthcare team.
Normal hospital environment with exposure to sick or injured patients.
Daily potential for exposure to blood and/or body fluids.
Sitting - Never
Kneeling/Stooping - Never
Bending/Climbing - Occasionally
Reaching above shoulder, at waist or below waist - Rarely
Lifting/Pushing or Pulling up to 40 pounds – Occasionally
Lifting/Pushing or Pulling over 40 pounds -
Typing/Filing – Continuously
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.