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Surgical Technician: Assists surgical team before, during, and after surgery, maintaining a sterile environment. Places equipment and supplies in operating room and arranges instruments, according to instructions. Helps team members to place and position patient on table. Scrubs arms and hands and dons gown and gloves.
Aids team to don gowns and gloves. Maintains supply of fluids, such as plasma, saline, blood, and glucose for use during operation. Hands instruments and supplies to surgeon, holds retractors, cuts sutures, and performs other tasks as directed by surgeon during operation. Puts dressings on patient following surgery. Counts sponges, needles, and instruments before and after operation. Maintains aseptic techniques. Washes and sterilizes equipment, using germicides and sterilizers. Cleans operating room. May assist in preparing patients before surgery and in moving patients to and from the operating room. (Source: eDOT Job Description) [-] Less
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