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.
|Primary Industry||Health Science|
|Indiana Average Salary||$42,740.00|
|Average Time to Fill||47 days|
|Typical Education||Associate's degree|
|Typical Experience||Over 6 months, up to and including 1 year|
|2 Year Projected Openings (2016-2018)||549|
|2 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2018)||3.22 %|
|10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026)||2,772|
|10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026)||13.93 %|
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|Skill or Certification||Certi - fication||Certification||Hard to Fill||Expensive to Fill|
|Sterile Procedures / Techniques|
|Patient Transportation and Transfer|
|Operating Room Experience|