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Surgical Technician Extern – Labor & Delivery (PRN)

Florence, SC


  1. Must be flexible, punctual, and be willing to learn in the surgical environment
  2. Ensures the availability and preparedness of OR rooms, supplies and equipment needed to support efficient and effective perioperative processes. 
  3. Responsible for having sterile instruments, sutures and equipment necessary for the surgical procedure, along with a working knowledge of each device
  4. Assist with positioning and prepping according to the standards of practice and policies and procedures of the department and the hospital
  5. Performs initial instrument, sharps and sponge counts with the circulator and performs additional counts as necessary
  6. Assists with draping the patient and establishing the sterile field.
  7. Participates in the surgical site and patient verification during the time out procedure.
  8. Required to maintain the sterile field to ensure patient/employee safety by maintaining highest standard of sterile technique during the procedure
  9. Prepares and passes off specimen(s) as appropriate.
  10. Assist in lifting, turning, positioning and preparing patients for surgical procedures, using proper body mechanics
  11. Assist in maintaining a clean and safe environment.
  12. Cleans and prepares instruments for terminal sterilization.
  13. Assists other members of the team with terminal cleaning of room
  14. Uses standard precautions and appropriate personal protective equipment when working around or handling hazardous substances, including blood and body fluids.
  15. Performs other position-related duties as assigned, depending on assignment setting


Job Type: PRN; as needed; as scheduled

Preferred Qualifications/Education / Experience Requirements

  • A student of an accredited program of surgical technology who has completed at least 2 semesters

Licenses and/or Certifications:

  • BLS certified
  • Must obtain Certification through the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA) with in a 6 months of graduating

Physical Requirements

  • Able to lift up to 50 pounds and carry up to 25 pounds occasionally, will involve some stooping, kneeling, crouching and/or crawling, pushing and pulling with frequent standing and walking; requires manual dexterity with ability to perceive size, shape, temperature or texture; auditory and visual required with attention to verbal abilities and color discrimination



Florence, SC, United States



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