The role of a surgical technologist includes setting up the operating room, preparing surgical instruments and assisting in their use, and preparing patients for surgery.
The technologist has primary responsibility for maintaining the sterile field, ensuring that all members of the operating team adhere to aseptic technique, and preparing and applying sterile dressings following procedures. STs are employed in hospital operating rooms, delivery rooms, cast rooms, emergency departments and clinics.
Graduates qualify to apply to the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting for eligibility to sit for the Certified Surgical Technologist examination.
Click HERE to complete the MANDATORY Selective Admission Application for Health Careers.
Attendance at an Information Session is ENCOURAGED in order to apply for admission to this program. For information on Information Session dates, times and locations, please contact (708) 456-0300 Ext. 3545 or click HERE for Surgical Technolgy Information Session Registration.
Accreditation Status: The Surgical Technology program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs. CAAHEP 1361 Park Street Clearwater, FL 33756 727-210-2354