|Qualifications and Requirements
High school diploma or equivalent, required. Experience in scrubbing in all specialty areas preferred. Two years experience as a Surgical Technician required. Requires certification and/or training to perform Surgical Assistant duties for cardiac or orthopedic procedures: clamping and tying vessels, ligating, suturing and closure of surgical incisions, tissue cauterization. National Association of Surgical Technologists (AST) certification preferred. Completion of Operating Room Training Course required. Basic Life Support (BLS) certification, for Healthcare Providers required, with retraining once every two years. Successful completion of two-day mandatory orientation classes and preceptor program for new hires required.
Date Updated: 12/16/2013