Standard Occupational Classification

NOTE:

The information on this page relates to the 2010 SOC, please see the 2000 SOC System for information on the previous version of the SOC.

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.

Illustrative examples: Surgical Scrub Technologist, Operating Room (OR) Tech, Certified Surgical Technologist

Broad Occupation: 29-2050 Health Practitioner Support Technologists and Technicians
Minor Group: 29-2000 Health Technologists and Technicians
Major Group: 29-0000 Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations

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Last Modified Date: March 11, 2010

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