Your Surgical Tech Job Search Is Frustrating – These Tips Will Help

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Searching for a job can be full of challenges, and it can get very frustrating. It’s important for people who are in the middle of a job search to take care of themselves, focus on life beyond the job search, and figure out ways to deal with the stress. What excites you? What do you… Read more »

How Are Robots Being Used in the Operating Room?

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Technological advances are making a difference in people’s lives in many ways on any given day. That applies to healthcare, too. These advances have come to the operating room, too; robotic surgery is an excellent example of this. Why are robots used in the operating room? Surgery can make positive differences for patients, and it… Read more »

Do Surgical Tech Specialists Make More Money?

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A surgical tech is a very important member of the operating room team. Surgical techs have duties before, during, and after surgery, and all of these duties are critical to providing excellent care and ensuring that the operating room runs smoothly. Many surgical techs choose to specialize; this can lead to additional responsibilities, as well… Read more »

Positive Reinforcement from Surgical Techs Leads to a Better Attitude for Surgeons

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Positive reinforcement at work can be a wonderful thing. It’s a powerful tool to recognize and acknowledge a job well done. It can come from a variety of sources, including supervisors, peers, team members, and patients. Let’s consider a surgical team as an example. Each person on the team can offer positive reinforcement to the… Read more »

What Do Surgeons Want from Their Surgical Techs?

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Handing instruments to a surgeon is an important part of a surgical tech’s job, but there are several other aspects of this job that are equally important. What skills do surgeons want from surgical techs? Technical knowledge A surgical tech has to know the operating room and everything in it. During an operation, it’s commonly… Read more »

Study: Latest Salary Data for Surgical Techs and Sterile Techs

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Are you happy with your salary? If you are, even a tough day at work can seem like a minor bump in the road. If you’re not happy with your paycheck, every problem or inconvenience can be a reminder that your salary just doesn’t seem like enough. Considering recent salary data can give you valuable… Read more »

What Is the Latest Technology for Scrubs?

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Hospitals are home to many germs, and preventing those germs from spreading is a top priority for everyone. In some cases, technology can help with that. Stopping the spread of germs One company has teamed up with a provider of healthcare disinfecting products to create a line of products that addresses the problem of harmful… Read more »

How Does the Surgical Tech Play a Role in Patient Safety in a Procedure?

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Patient safety is a priority in the operating room, and everyone on the surgical team plays a role in it. Surgical techs are important members of OR teams, and they are integral to patient safety in several ways. Safety is a priority from the beginning A surgical tech’s educational program covers the material and skills… Read more »

Our Most Helpful Job Search Tips from 2017 for Allied Health Professionals

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As we prepare to bid farewell to 2017 and celebrate 2018, we looked back on our tips from the last year. Here are a few of our most helpful tips. Latest salary trends for sterile techs in California Considering a career in healthcare? If you enjoy helping people, working behind the scenes, and staying very… Read more »