Graduate of a nationally or regionally accredited educational
program for Surgical Technologists; OR
Successful completion of an appropriate training program for
Surgical Technology in the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, or
Coast Guard of the United States or in the United Dates Public
Health Service Commissioned Corps;
Equivalent experience - this applies to individuals that have
been employed (as outlined in the Experience section below) as a
Surgical Technologists prior to the effective date of NJSA 26:2H -
12.62 (i.e. 12/11/2011).
Previously employed to practice Surgical Technology in a health
care facility on or before the effective date of NJSA 26:2H - 12.62
Currently in the service of the federal government, to the
extent that the individual is performing surgical technology duties
related to that service.
1 year of Surgical Technologist experience is preferred.
Certified Surgical Technologist Credential administered by the
National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting
(NBSTSA) or its successor, or other nationally recognized
credentialing organization (e.g. NCCT - National Center for
Competency Testing, etc.).
Must annually complete 15 hours of continuing education to
remain qualified to practice as a Surgical Technologist in NJ.
Scheduled Days / Hours: 3- 12 hr days w/rotation; License (or
Certification):CST Preferred; License (or Certification):NBST
Preferred; Education:SURG TECH Required; Education:SURGTECH I