Surgical Technologist Jobs

At Sunbelt, we have exciting job opportunities for surgical technologists nationwide. With jobs all over the country in short- or long-term assignments, we can help you find the best location with the most competitive wages.

At Sunbelt, we get to know you, both as a person and as a surgical technologist to ensure that we find more than just a job that suits your needs but a job that fits your lifestyle.

What Is A Surgical Technologist?

Surgical technologists are members of the surgical team and play an indispensable role before, during and after surgical operations. In this role, they assist surgeons, anesthesiologists, registered nurses and other members of an operating room team to ensure equipment and medical instruments are sterilized and working properly.

Surgical techs are crucial in ensuring patients receive the best care possible.

Surgical Technologist Job Duties

Some of the responsibilities of a surgical technologist include:

  • Setting up and sterilizing the proper instruments and equipment needed for the specific operation
  • Prep the patients for surgery by transferring them to the necessary operating table and cleaning incision sites
  • Assist doctors and/or other medical professionals by providing them with the instruments needed to perform the surgery
  • Dressing incision sites and ensuring patients are transferred safely
  • Preparing the operating room for upcoming surgeries

To be a surgical technologist, you must earn a certificate or an associate degree in surgical technology. In addition, you must also obtain certifications through the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting, as well as the National Center for Competency Testing.

Surgical Technologist Salary & Job Outlook

The projection for this essential profession has a positive job outlook with a 15% project growth rate as an increasingly aging population requires more surgeries.

As this is an ever-changing specialty, candidates should stay up-to-date with the latest advances and all necessary certifications to provide the best care and achieve a better salary.

Search our current list of surgical tech jobs below, or give us a call. Apply now to start the search for the opportunity that uniquely suits you!

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