As a member of the surgical team, provides technical assistance to the surgeon/physician during surgical intervention under the supervision of the RN. When not directly assisting the physician in a procedure, may participate in the rendering of patient care under the direction of the Surgical Assistant Coordinator or a Registered Nurse. Requirements: Formal working knowledge; equivalent to an Associate's degree (2 years college); requires knowledge of a specialized field. Passage of the certifying examination administered by the Liaison Council on Certification for the Surgical Technologist is preferred and is required to be completed within 12 months. One to three (1-3) years experience. Surgical Technologist Certification; Certificate of completion of an accredited course. Hospital computer systems; Surgical equipment and instruments.