When I was six, I underwent hernia surgery. I remember vividly that the surgeon was not the only one in the operating room. This really nice guy, a surgical technologist, got me ready for my operational debut. Surgical technologists, also called operating room technicians, assist in surgical operations under the supervision of surgeons and other medical staff.
Outlook for Surgical Technologists
Sources: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics National Employment Matrix, State Occupational Projections
Common responsibilities include the following:
◆ Prepare the operating room by setting up surgical equipment and instruments ...