Operating theatre technicians prepare and maintain operating theatres and equipment, and assist surgical and anaesthetic teams during operations.
Duties & Tasks
Operating theatre technicians may perform the following tasks:transport patients to and from the theatre and wardsassist in preparing operating rooms for surgeryset up, check, connect and adjust surgical equipmentprovide technical assistance to surgeons, surgical nurses and anaesthetistsclean and restock the operating room, arranging instruments, supplies and equipment according to instructionposition patients for surgical and anaesthetic treatments.
Operating theatre technicians usually work closely within a team in a restricted physical environment.par Operating theatre technicians may be required to comply with strict uniform requirements.
- good communication and people skills attention to detail able to work under pressure able to work accurately and with minimal supervision able to work as part of a team organised and methodical good general health and fitness.