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Operating Room / Surgical Technician

Job ID: 50940
Location: Smithfield, NC
Facility/Division: Johnston Health
Status: Full Time
Shift: Rotating

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Job Description


Become part of an inclusive organization with over 40,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of the unique communities we serve.

*This position qualifies for our UNC Health Johnston Incentive Program, which offers $5,000.00 paid over two (2) years. Plus, an additional $1,000.00 at time of hire. ($6,000.00 total) Learn more about our UNC Health Johnston Incentive Program

UNC Johnston has a innovative and efficient surgical program. We perform both inpatient and outpatient procedures on adult and pediatric populations in our 8 Operating rooms and 3 Endoscopy Rooms. The Nurses and Surgical Technologists provide intraoperative care for a variety of service lines including Orthopedics, Ortho Spine, General, GYN, Robotics, Neuro, ENT, Vascular, Ophthalmology, and Endoscopy. 


The surgical technician is a skilled professional well versed in anatomy and basic surgical procedures that is able to function in the roll of back table set up and first assist as needed. The surgical technician is a vital part of the OR team whose focus is excellent patient care.


  1. Scrubs, sets and maintains sterile field.
  2. Assembles necessary supplies and equipment needed for surgical procedures.
  3. Assists with patient positioning and transport.
  4. Assists the surgeon with functions that are within their scope of practice.
  5. Maintains sterility at all times during surgical procedures.
  6. Assists in room clean up and turn over as needed.
  7. Operates the steam autoclave and other sterile processing equipment.
  8. Anticipates up coming cases and prepares accordingly.

Other Information

Other information:
Education Requirements:
● Graduate of an accredited school of surgical technology or a OR Technician with a minimum of five (5) years of recent experience.
Licensure/Certification Requirements:
Professional Experience Requirements:
● A minimum of five (5) years of recent experience.
Knowledge/Skills/and Abilities Requirements:

Job Details

Legal Employer: NCHEALTH

Entity: Johnston Health

Organization Unit: Operating Room

Work Type: Full Time

Standard Hours Per Week: 40.00

Salary Range: $20.88 - $30.02 per hour (Hiring Range)

Pay offers are determined by experience and internal equity

Work Assignment Type: Onsite

Work Schedule: 1 Day Job option, 1 Rotating Schedule option

Location of Job: US:NC:Smithfield

Exempt From Overtime: Exempt: No

This position is employed by NC Health (Rex Healthcare, Inc., d/b/a NC Health), a private, fully-owned subsidiary of UNC Heath Care System. This is not a State employed position.

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