Academics Home | Academics | Surgical Technology | You're a Good Fit Because Placement/Transfer 94% That's right! Ninety-four percent of SCC's 2013-2014 graduates found work or continued their education. Placement You're a Good Fit: Surgical Technology Here’s what it takes to become a successful Surgical Technologist: Must be able to execute responsibility toward expectations of the program regarding attendance, assignments and recordkeeping. Possess the ability to multitask efficiently. Have the endurance to be able to stand an entire shift if needed. Must have good manual dexterity showing the ability to work efficiently with their hands. A strong commitment to patient safety. Have the ability to put the needs of someone else before themselves (put the patient first in all situations). Attention to detail. Good communication skills (ability to understand and follow written and verbal instructions and can verbally communicate well with the supervisor and fellow workers). Must be able to make good decisions based on the use of good logic and analytical skills. Understands problem sensitivity (ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong). Is willing and able to function as a member of a team.