Huntsville Hospital School of Surgical Technology, located in the
Dowdle Center at 109 Governors Drive, is a 6-month program designed to prepare an individual for an entry level surgical technologist (surgical assistant)position in the Operating Room.
This is a non-accredited program and students are not eligible to take the national certification exam. If selected for this program, students are considered a full-time (36 hours/week) Huntsville Hospital employee. The classroom is 10 weeks in length and meets Monday-Friday from 7am to 2:30pm. There are 2 clinical rotations with an assigned preceptor for a total of 12 weeks. There are no pre-requisites. You must be eligible to be a hospital employee.
A 3-year contract is required. The contract states that the participant will work for the hospital, after completion of the program, for 3 years for the education received.
The application will be posted on the hospital job postings under the heading: Technicians. Then look for “Surgical Assistant Trainee”. Applications with no resume attached will not be considered.
*A position in the OR requires the employee to take call & be able to return on site within 30 minutes. This is not required while in the program.