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Surgical Technologist Job Opportunities

Surgical technologists are an important part of any operating room surgical team.

A Typical Day for a Surgical Technologist at Norton Healthcare

At Norton Healthcare, tasks in a typical day for a surgical technologist include:

  • Working closely with the surgeon to conduct the procedure
  • Maintaining a sterile patient environment
  • Monitoring and addressing patient and employee safety
  • Ensuring equipment and instrument integrity

Position Requirements

Associate degree or completion of Norton Healthcare’s surgical services on-site apprenticeship program.

Apply for available positions in this career field.

Surgical Technologist Training Programs

Norton Healthcare offers both associate degree and an on-the-job apprenticeship program that prepare students seeking a career as a surgical technologist. Eligible students can choose between the following two unique pathways to obtain the needed credentials for employment.

Associate Degree from Jefferson Community and Technical College

Students can enroll in the associate degree program from Jefferson Community and Technical College (JCTC). In this traditional setting, students will complete prerequisite courses including anatomy and physiology; medical terminology; and sterile procedures. Students are eligible for tuition assistance through both the Norton Scholar Program and Norton Healthcare’s Surgical Technologist Apprenticeship Program.

JCTC’s surgical technologist program is a two-year associate degree program. During the second year, students will transition into the surgical technologist student position where they will learn on the job and complete their clinical requirements.

Surgical Technologist Training Program

Students receive training in the classroom as well as in a hands-on setting to complete program requirements. Students selected into this program must have one year of current health care experience or have completed another health care education program.

This program is a one year, experiential training program at Norton Hospital located in downtown Louisville, Kentucky. Students must pass an exam and master the skill requirements to complete this program.

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For questions, contact (502) 629-GROW (4769) or email grow@nortonhealthcare.org.

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