Skill Level 1 Performs various preoperative and postoperative procedures as directed. Maintains the cleanliness of the operating room and sets up sterile fields for surgical procedures. Receives, cleans, decontaminates, sterilizes, stores, and issues various medical supplies and equipment used during surgical procedures.

Skill Level 2 Performs duties shown in the preceding skill level and provides technical guidance to subordinates. Performs operating room scrubs and provides scrub and circulator services as required. Sets up, positions, and operates specialized operating room equipment. Supervises and advises subordinate personnel.

Skill Level 3 Performs duties shown in the preceding skill level. Monitors quality of sterilization techniques to ensure adherence to established standards. Supervises the maintenance programs in the operating room and the central material service. Establishes stock levels for requisitioning supplies and equipment and supervises their storage and issue. Prepares and maintains various reports and files.

Skill Level 4 Performs duties shown in the preceding skill level. Coordinates activities of the OR and CMS with other elements of the medical treatment facility. Develops, monitors, and evaluates training. Establishes policies for and monitors exposure levels of sterilization chemicals and anesthetic gases with the OR. Participates in the preparation of the OR and CMS budget.