Job Description

$2,500 Sign-On Bonus for eligible candidates!

Job Summary:

Assists surgeon during invasive and non-invasive procedures. Ensures operating suite is adequately prepared for procedure and safe for patient care. Works with team members to monitor and maintain PAR levels of all surgical instruments and supplies. Assists with room turnover and the cleaning and sterilization of all surgical instruments. Participates in departmental staff meetings and performance improvement activities.

Job Description:

  • Makes decisions reflecting knowledge of facts and good judgment within the Operating Room Technician’s scope of practice.
  • Consults with other staff members, when in question or unfamiliar with equipment or procedure.
  • Establishes and maintains effective communication and good working relationship with co-workers for the patient’s benefit.
  • Checks all equipment/instruments needed, prior to each procedure to ensure proper functioning.
  • Prepares room in a timely manner with all anticipated instruments, sutures, supplies and equipment for each individual surgical procedure.
  • Sets up, scrubs and prepares for procedures at least 15 minutes prior to scheduled time, unless otherwise directed by Circulating RN or Nurse Manager.
  • Follows aseptic technique, when opening sterile supplies and setting up procedures.
  • Always maintains an orderly and sterile instrument table for the purpose of efficiency; follows department standard set up.
  • Maintains safe environment for patient, co-workers and self, per hospital policies and procedures.
  • Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
  • Adapts procedures to meet individual needs of neonate, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients for treatment.
  • Performs services requiring technical or manual skills under the direction of Circulating RN.
  • Carries out medical/surgical asepsis during treatments/procedures.
  • Accurately completes operating room counts (instruments, sponges, needles); follows proper procedure in the event of incorrect count; reports all discrepancies to Circulating RN and surgeon and/or corrects immediately.
  • Assists in patient transfer, positioning, prepping and draping of patients for surgical procedures.
  • Demonstrates competence in care of specimens and accurately handles specimens at all times.
  • Anticipates needs of surgeon during intraoperative phase.
  • Cleans and prepares rooms between procedures and after last case; restocks supplies, when necessary and organizes effectively for end-of-case clean up.
  • Regularly collaborates with other members of the nursing team, in order to maintain equipment and supplies for surgical procedures.
  • Makes decisions reflecting knowledge of assigned case and instruments and/or trays to be pulled for the procedure.
  • Is fully responsible for care of instruments/equipment during pre/ intra/postoperative phases, including cleaning and processing of instruments.
  • Follows written procedures for steam sterilization; knows responsibilities and the necessity for chemical and biological monitoring. 


  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Graduate of accredited educational program for surgical technologists.
  • BCLS certification required.
  • Minimum of one (1) year work experience in the Operating Room.
  • Surgical Technologist Certification required.



Referral Bonus - *$2,500 Referral bonus for eligible referring employees
*Subject to taxes. Both employees must be employed by Holy Family Hospital at the time of payout. Bonuses paid out in 2 installments at 30 days and 6 months following the start date of the referred candidate. Referred Candidate must be external and not work for any other Steward facility. Candidates must apply on-line for the position and enter the name of the referring employee at the time the application is filed. Please contact Carol Olson, at 978 687-0151 ext. 2497 or email at, if you have any questions.


Please contact Tiffany Parker, Senior Healthcare Recruiter at 615-371-4457 or to learn more about this positon or other opportunities within Steward Health.



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