Provides direct patient care to pediatric through geriatric patient populations. Addresses the psychosocial, physical and general aspects of care related to the surgical environment. Communicates with the surgeon and anesthesiologist continuously and as needed about the patient's condition. Assists with the maintenance of surgical equipment and inventory. Participates in quality improvement activities. Assesses operating room for equipment functioning and readiness, obtains supplies for individual cases and ensures all appropriate needs of surgical operating team are met. Monitors, positions and assists the patient during procedure.