Surgical Technician — Inpatient Operating Room

Sutter Health in Allied Health

Job Description

Position Overview:

The Surgery Technician assists in nursing care and preparation of surgical patients by performance of routine and delegated duties according to standards and policies of the hospital. The Surgery Technician scrubs for surgical procedures for geriatric, adult, adolescent, and pediatric patients. Cleans instruments and rooms, picks cases, monitors inventory and stocks OR rooms. The Surgery Technician also provides care based on the age-related needs of the pediatric, adolescent, adult, geriatric, and trauma patient, with consideration of their developmental/psychosocial needs, environmental safety, educational needs, communication style, and level of understanding.


High school diploma or equivalent. Graduate of a Surgical Technician program or equivalent education, experience, or training.

1 year current experience in a multispecialty inpatient or outpatient surgery department –required/preferred.

Depending on the business needs for the department, the hiring manager may designate this experience level to be required in the Operating Room or preferred, and this will be so designated on the job requisition and posting.


Licensures and Certifications:
Certified Surgical Technician preferred. Basic Life Support for the Healthcare Provided required.

Skills and Knowledge:
Basic knowledge of anatomy. Knowledge of sterilization procedures and aseptic techniques. Knowledge of maintenance and care of equipment and instrumentation. Demonstrated knowledge of safety precautions and emergency procedures. Thorough understanding of surgical/endoscopy procedures. Excellent communication and interpersonal relationship skills. Ability to perform duties effectively under stressful conditions.

Organization:Sutter Roseville Medical Center
Employee Status: Regular
Employee Referral Bonus: No
Benefits: Yes
Position Status: Non-Exempt
Union: Yes
Job Shift: Evening
Shift Hours:8 Hour Shift
Days of the Week Scheduled:Varied Days,Other
Weekend Requirements: Other
Schedule: Full Time
Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period:64
Applications Accepted:All Applications Accepted

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