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29-2055 Surgical Technologists

Assist in operations, under the supervision of surgeons, registered nurses, or other surgical personnel. May help set up operating room, prepare and transport patients for surgery, adjust lights and equipment, pass instruments and other supplies to surgeons and surgeon's assistants, hold retractors, cut sutures, and help count sponges, needles, supplies, and instruments.

Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioner Support Technicians (broad occupation)

Health Technologists and Technicians (minor group)

Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations (major group)

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Last Modified Date: October 26, 2009