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

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 organized, you may want to consider a career as a sterile processing technician. This position may also be referred to as a central processing technician, central service technician, central sterile processing technician, or other similar title.

Let’s say you are interested in working in this field in California. If you are considering a particular job in a particular location, it may be helpful to examine salary information early on. It will help you determine if your salary expectations are realistic for that job in that region.

Surgical techs before, during, and after surgery

Surgical techs have specific duties before, during, and after surgery. In this role, passing instruments is only one aspect of the job, and that’s why a focus on details is so important. Teamwork is also essential in this job; the surgical tech must be able to work cooperatively with the other members of the operating room team.

An operating room can be a stressful, high-pressure environment; emergencies can occur even during routine surgical procedures. That’s why it’s critical for surgical techs to be able to think on their feet, expect the unexpected, and respond appropriately in emergency situations.

Are you looking for work at a top-tier hospital?

Working at a top-tier hospital can have significant advantages. The pay can be significantly higher; if you have the opportunity to work overtime, that can increase your income even more. In addition, the technology may be a lot better; top hospitals keep up with technology because it helps them provide top care.

If you are considering continuing your education, a top-tier hospital may be advantageous in another way: you may receive some level of tuition reimbursement. Furthermore, top-tier hospitals tend to attract top-tier employees, and this applies to bosses, as well. At a top-tier hospital, you may find a great boss who challenges you and helps you grow.

Stuck with a bad boss?

At one time or another, many people find themselves stuck with a bad boss. Figuring out how to handle the situation can be tough. Does all the blame rest with the boss, or does some of it rest with you? Do you want to talk with your co-workers about it? They may have insight, experience, or advice.

You can also talk with your boss directly. This is an important part of keeping the lines of communication open so the situation doesn’t stagnate. If you clear the air, you may end up establishing a much better relationship with your boss.

One year ends, and another begins

At 365 Healthcare Staffing Services, we specialize in the recruitment and placement of healthcare professionals in per diem, travel, and permanent assignments in healthcare facilities across the country. If you are looking for a new assignment in 2018, we’d love to talk with you. Give us a call at 310.436.3650. Happy New Year!