Allied Health Careers at Lifespan

Surgical Technician Job

Job Number: TMH12545

Job Title: Surgical Technician

Department: Outpatient Operating Room - 1103122

Facility: The Miriam Hospital

Location: Providence, RI

High school diploma or equivalent. Completion of a Surgical Technician Program. Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation certification preferred.

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.

EXPERIENCE: Six months related experience required.


Under the general supervision of the Professional Nurse provides direct patient care to the surgical patient. Assists the surgical team with/by positioning patients, scrubbing, preparing and cleaning instruments and restocking of supplies. Maintains patient confidentiality. Fosters patient and family centered care in accordance with theLifespanmission, vision and values and the philosophy of nursing at The Miriam Hospital and with consideration of the life span, including all developmental stages as well as cultural patterns