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What are a Surgical Tech’s job responsibilities?

The Surgical Tech is responsible for a range of tasks including:

  • Prepare and organize the operating room equipment, instruments, and supplies as required for various surgical procedures
  • Anticipate surgeon and patient needs during a procedure
  • Take care of specimens, prepare, check, and monitor medications, and assist with dressings
  • Set up a sterile and sanitary environment, and maintain the sterile field for the patient during procedures
  • Utilize correct body mechanics in moving, transporting, and positioning patients, stretchers, and/or tables in order to prevent injury to patient and personnel
  • Follow relevant safety and sanitation guidelines
  • Participate in orientation and education of all operating room staff on an ongoing basis
  • Participate in stocking and restocking medical supplies
  • Inspect, replace, and sterilize medical instruments
  • Provide surgeons and patients with necessary instruments, supplies, and equipment

What is the average salary for a Surgical Technician in NYC?

A surgical technician in New York can expect to be compensated between $35k – $55k depending on experience and the hospital of employment.

What qualifications do you need to be a Surgical Tech?

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent
  • Certification as a surgical technologist preferred, or similar experience in practical nursing or an operating room
  • 1-2 years experience working as a surgical technologist
  • Continuing in-services and educations program required
  • Current Basic Life Support certificate required
  • Ability to interact comfortably with a high volume of patients, families, and staff in a stressful environment
  • Demonstrated knowledge of operation and maintenance of equipment and supplies located in the operating room