It’s Central Service Professionals Week – What Value Do They Provide Behind the Scenes?

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In a healthcare setting, every employee fulfills an important role. Some provide patient care, some clean rooms, some fill prescriptions, and some sterilize instruments. A healthcare environment can be home to many germs, and sterilizing instruments properly is essential for limiting patients’ exposure to them. For Central Service Professionals Week, it’s important to recognize and… Read more »

With the Infection Control Market Growing, How Does That Affect Your Healthcare Career?

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Infection control is a critical component of every aspect of healthcare. Whether a patient visits a doctor’s office, undergoes outpatient surgery, or has an extensive hospital stay, infection control is an essential part of ensuring that the patient avoids contracting an infectious disease. Need to Learn New Technology Technology makes a difference in healthcare every… Read more »

How Is Augmented Reality Going to Change the Surgical Procedure?

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Technology has made many changes in healthcare, especially over the past several decades. From electronic medical records to improved methods for sterilizing instruments, and from breakthroughs in imaging to improvements in devices to monitor patients, technology has improved healthcare. Increase Safety Surgery can save lives and help people overcome illness or injury, but it can… Read more »

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 Can You Prepare for the CRCST Certification?

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The Certified Registered Central Service Technician (CRCST) exam is offered by the International Association of Healthcare Central Service Materiel Management (IAHCSMM). Passing this exam indicates that the individual has demonstrated the experience, knowledge, and skills necessary to serve competently as a Central Service Technician, or sterile tech. How can you prepare for this exam? We… Read more »

Is a Sterile Processing Technician a Good Job?

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The healthcare field offers a wide variety of career options, including sterile processing technician. There are several factors that make this a great job; they also make it a very popular option for many people. Are you considering a career as a sterile processing technician? If so, the following highlights may help you decide if… Read more »

Study: Latest Salary Data for Surgical Techs and Sterile Techs

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Are you happy with your surgical tech 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 sterile tech salary just doesn’t seem like enough. Considering recent salary data… 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 »

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 »