University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center is a top surgical facility, where more than 18,000 inpatient and outpatient procedures are performed annually. The surgical staff is comprised of nearly 300 surgeons and 30 anesthesiologists. Specially trained registered nurses, technicians and administrative staff care for patient needs with competence, compassion, and respect. St. Joseph also employs full-time surgeons who cover the hospital floors, the Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Emergency Department and the Intensive Care Unit, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. They are also available to assist in major surgical procedures in the operating room
The Certified Surgical Technologist is responsible for providing scrub support during surgical procedures. This role is also responsible for handling and maintaining equipment/supplies and works closely with surgeons, anesthesiologists, registered nurses, and other surgical personnel in all phases of patient care in the operating room.