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Operating Theatre Technician

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.

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.

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