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 »

Why Do Healthcare Professionals Need a Staffing Agency to Fill Their Healthcare Job Openings?

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Healthcare providers are experts in their fields; they are skilled at providing care. Staffing agencies are experts in their field; they have expertise in filling job openings. Why is this important? What value do staffing agencies bring to healthcare professionals who are looking to fill healthcare job openings? Service excellence When a company or organization… Read more »

Why You Can’t Skip Your Pre-Shift Meeting

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Getting to work on time can be tough. After you get ready for work, you may have to take care of issues at home, stop for gas, grab a cup of coffee, deal with traffic, and find a parking spot. Some days, getting there in time for the pre-shift meeting may seem almost impossible. Don’t… Read more »

Which Healthcare Apps Should You Use in 2018?

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Apps can help with so many things, including driving directions, shopping, and weather forecasts. Their usefulness isn’t limited to our personal lives, though; there are various apps that can be extremely useful for people at work. Here are a few apps that have proven very helpful for people in healthcare professions. Medscape With the Medscape… 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 »

Why Should Healthcare Professionals Use a Staffing Agency in Their Job Search?

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Searching for a job can be tough, stressful, and draining. Wouldn’t it be great to have support, assistance, and advice during the job search process? A staffing agency can provide all of those things, along with access to thousands of clients across the nation, professionalism, and competitive rates. Doesn’t that make the job search sound… 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 »

Too Stressed to Handle Your Stress? Four Tips to Help

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  Everyone deals with stress at one time or another. Unfortunately, in some cases, stress may become overwhelming, or it may last for an extended period of time. In either case, these tips may be helpful. Get enough sleep Stress can make it more difficult to sleep, and a lack of sleep can increase stress…. 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 »