Surgical Care Affiliates

  • OR Surgical Technologist

    Job Location US-MD-Rockville
  • Overview

    SCA, a leader in the outpatient surgery industry, strategically partners with health plans, medical groups and health systems across the country to develop and optimize surgical facilities. SCA operates more than 200 surgical facilities, including ambulatory surgery centers and surgical hospitals, in partnership with approximately 3,000 physicians. For more information on SCA, visit



    Facility Description:

    The Surgery Center of Rockville is an outpatient ambulatory care facility with one OR and two procedure rooms.  We accommodate multiple specialties including ENT, General, GI and Spine.  We provide quality and compassionate care for both pediatric and adult patients.

    Accountabilities / Responsibilities

    We are seeking an experienced OR Surgical Technologist who is reliable, detail-oriented, skilled problem solvers, and who has a positive and cooperative work ethic.  The OR Surgical Technologist is responsible for the provision of patient care to meet identified patient outcomes and to achieve the goals of the facility as directed by the registered nurse. The technologist performs duties according to the scope of practice designated by the facility positions description, role and responsibilities and according to the surgical technologist professional organization and or certification board.


    Key Responsibilities:

    • Assists with gowning and gloving other members of the surgical team
    • Assists with the preparation of the operating room for surgical procedures
    • Assists with skin preparations and with draping of patients
    • Assists with care, preparation, maintenance and after-care of sterile and un-sterile supplies and equipment
    • Knows and practices the principles and procedures of sterile technique
    • Handles specimens in accordance with facility policy and procedures
    • Removes drapes at end of procedure, cleanses the patients of prep solution and applies dressing as needed
    • Cleans and/or disinfects instruments and equipment after use and returns it to the proper area for storage or processing
    • Differentiates sterilization methods required for specific instruments and equipment
    • Participates in sponge, instrument and needle count with the circulating nurse
    • Demonstrates ability to understand and use sterilizers, high-level disinfectors, instrument washers and other designated processors
    • Demonstrates ability to understand use, function, interpretation, documentation and record-keeping of chemical and biological indicators related to instrument and equipment high-level disinfection and sterilization processes
    • Demonstrates understanding of operating room/procedure room technical equipment according to manufacturer’s guideline, policy and procedures
    • Assists with stocking, replenishing and preparation of supplies
    • Updates knowledge in surgical techniques and related nursing care
    • Checks updated schedule every morning and prepares room supplies and equipment



    • Graduate of an recognized an Accredited Technology Program
    • Experienced ORT preferred
    • Current BCLS Certification

    Please send resumes to :


    Skills Required





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