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Overview

Operating Theatre Technicians prepare and maintain operating theatres and their equipment, assist the surgical team during operations and provide support to patients in the recovery room.

Day-to-day

  • sets up, checks and maintains operating theatres, anaesthetic workstations, life support machines and associated equipment.

Considerations

  • stressful.

To become an Operating Theatre Technician

Skills employers are looking for

  • Communication Skills

  • Orthopaedics

  • Surgery

  • Perioperative

  • Teamwork / Collaboration

  • Anaesthesiology

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