Surgical technology is a field in which you can learn how to become a vital team member in an operating room. You may help to prepare a patient for an operation by taking their details and preparing incision sites such as disinfecting or shaving. You may be responsible for transporting the patient to and from the operating room. Duties may include preparing the operating room with sterile drapes, laying out surgical instruments for the surgical team, or ensuring that equipment is maintained and clean. You may be involved in disposing of contaminated waste, cleaning surfaces, or delivering used surgical instruments for cleaning sterilization.
Publish date: January 10, 2009