Operation theatres are an intrinsic part of the hospitals, emergency care departments, ICUs and to function efficiently, they need qualified allied healthcare professionals called Operating Theatre Technician. Operating Theatre Technician is a member of a multidisciplinary team in operation theatres who prepares and maintains an operating theatre, assists anesthetist and Read more…
Operation Theatre Technician (OTT)
The Operation Theatre technician are a group of professionals with specific skills specialized in Operation Theatre technology which is a part of allied health sciences and are known as paramedical healthcare personnel. Some of the other personnel in this collective category are radiography technicians, medical lab technicians, anaesthesia technicians and so on.
The Operation Theatre technicians/technologists work collaboratively with other healthcare professionals, including surgeons, anesthesiologists and nurses and play an important role in evaluating, monitoring and assessing operation theatre situations thus keeping the surgeons and others informed during the course of surgery.
These professionals help get the affairs of the operation theatre in order by keeping equipment and machines ready, clean and hassle-free, and providing technical assistance during surgery and filing necessary documentation.