Surgical Technician (861) Enlisted Personnel

Performs a variety of nonprofessional surgical and medical duties in rendering surgical care and treatment to patients.
Prepares operating room and surgical equipment for use, cleaning and washing equipment, and sterilizing linen, equipment, and instruments. Assists operating personnel, preparing patients for operation, assisting in the administration of hypodermic injections and anesthetics, and handing instruments and materials to surgeon. Assists in transporting patients to and from operating rooms, gives first aid treatment, changes dressings and bandages, treats minor injuries such as cuts, bruises, and boils, and performs other duties in the preoperative and postoperative care and treatment of surgical cases.
Must have knowledge of anatomy, physiology, materia-medica, and operating-room procedures.

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