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Surgical Technician Job

Job Number: RIH18741

Job Title: Surgical Technician - Per Diem

Department: Outpatient Operating Room - 1013122

Facility: Rhode Island Hospital

Location: Providence, RI

Under the close supervision of a professional nurse and/or physician, perform a variety of duties in the operating room to assist the surgical team, such as scrubbing on all types of surgical procedures, lifting and positioning patients, cleaning instruments, restocking supplies, etc.


1. Associates degree from a 2 year accredited surgical technician program required.

2. Knowledge of various surgical procedures in order to assist and anticipate physician needs.

3. Knowledge of various surgical equipment and aseptic techniques; ability to operate sterilization equipment.

4. Demonstrated knowledge and skills necessary to provide care to patients throughout the life span, with consideration of aging processes, human development stages and cultural patterns in each step of the care process.


Nine to twelve months experience with increasing responsibility preferred in order to be familiar with all surgical procedures performed.