How Should Sterile Techs Handle Equipment with COVID-19?

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Sterile techs are an integral part of any healthcare environment. They work behind the scenes to clean, decontaminate, and sanitize instruments to be used again. Their efforts keep patients, healthcare providers, and others safe from infection. What does COVID-19 mean for sterile techs? How should they handle equipment during this time? Follow the Guidelines The… Read more »

How Do Sterile Techs Work Together with the Operating Room

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Every person who works in a hospital or other healthcare environment is important to help the facility run smoothly and efficiently. Sterile techs are an excellent example of this; they are the primary line of defense against infection. Their work helps keep patients, healthcare providers, and other employees safe. They work with many hospital departments,… Read more »

Walking Through a Job Description for a Sterile Tech

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Germs are everywhere. That includes hospitals, doctors’ offices, nursing homes, and other facilities that care for patients. In these environments, it’s critical to minimize the risk of infection, and sterile techs are on the front line of that effort every single day. Cleaning/Decontaminating/Sterilizing Instruments When instruments are used in a healthcare environment, they must be… Read more »

Besides a Hospital, Where Can a Sterile Tech Work?

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Are you considering a career as a sterile tech? If so, you probably have a lot of questions, including where you can work. Many sterile techs work in hospitals, but there are other options. Behind the Scenes During a hospital stay, a patient may encounter various healthcare providers, including doctors, nurses, and more. They won’t… Read more »

Top Tips to Find a Job in 2020 for Surgical Techs and Sterile Techs

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What’s in store for you in 2020? If a new job is on your list for the new year, we have a few tips that can help. Finding a new job can be challenging and even frustrating. Fortunately, there are a few important things that can increase your chances. We’re rooting for you, and we hope 2020… Read more »

2020 Salary Guide for Sterile Techs

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What’s coming in 2020 and beyond for sterile techs in terms of salary? If you’re considering this role as your new career, this may be one of your questions about this role. We’re here to help; read on for this and other information that may be helpful as you consider this career option. Job Duties… Read more »

What Is the Difference Between a Surgical Tech and a Sterile Tech?

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If you’re considering a career in the medical field, you may be trying to narrow your options down a bit. For example, there are various tech roles, and it may be helpful to explore two popular options: surgical tech and sterile tech. It will give you a better idea of the differences between the two… Read more »

Best Ways to Prepare for Your Sterile Tech Training

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Starting something new can be exciting, but it can also be a little intimidating. If you’re getting ready to start your training to be a sterile tech, we have a few tips to help you be prepared. We’re very excited for you as you take this important step to begin your new career! Brush Up… Read more »

Five Stretches You Can Do during Your Shift

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Long shifts can be tough on your body. Fortunately, a few stretches can help, and each one has benefits that go far beyond relieving your aches and pains. Leg Raises Starting in a seated position, straighten one leg and hold in place for at least 10 seconds, then lower and repeat on the next leg…. Read more »

What Kind of Education Do I Need to Be a Sterile Tech?

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Have you considered a career as a sterile tech? This role is essential in any healthcare environment; sterile techs are critical to defending patients and the entire healthcare environment from all types of germs. Are you wondering whether this role is right for you? It may be helpful to learn about the educational requirements for… Read more »