Is an IAHCSMM Certification Necessary for Sterile Techs?

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Certifications and licenses are common in today’s society. It gives people reassurance to know that the person rendering a service or caring for them or a loved one in some way has the knowledge, skills, and abilities – and the credentials to prove it – necessary to do the job in question. This is true… Read more »

Bilingual Skills Stand Out in Allied Healthcare

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Language barriers can make everyday situations challenging. This can be especially true for people seeking medical care. When someone is ill, worried, or in pain, even strong language skills may fade temporarily given the stress of the situation. Background Our economy is global, and our communities are increasingly global, as well. That’s why bilingual workers… Read more »

Afraid of Working with Patients but Want to Make a Difference? Why a Sterile Tech Career Could Be the Right Option!

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What if a person would like to work in healthcare but would prefer to avoid working with patients? Is it possible to find a healthcare job like that? It is – and a career as a sterile tech could be the perfect option for someone in that situation. Basics of the job Every day, healthcare… Read more »

What Are Different Job Titles for Surgical Techs and Sterile Techs?

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  Searching for a job can be challenging. Different job titles can make the process more challenging. For example, if you are a surgical tech or sterile tech, you may find jobs under a variety of different titles. This is a handy guide to help you sort through them. Keep in mind that these titles… Read more »

How Can Healthcare Workers Avoid Back and Foot Pain?

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Working in healthcare can be tough on the body. In addition to standing for hours during shifts, you may have to move patients and do other tasks that cause strain in various ways. If you want to avoid back and foot pain, we have a few tips. Stretch Everyone can experience tight muscles and stiffness,… Read more »

Sterile Techs Need to Continue Their Education in These Areas

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Sterile techs work behind the scenes, but their work is critically important in any healthcare setting. Continuing education is important for them, as it is for people who work in other aspects of healthcare. What does a sterile tech do? Sterile processing technicians are not directly involved in patient care, so many patients are completely… Read more »

What Are the Latest Salary Trends for Sterile Techs in California?

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Every person who works in healthcare fills an important role. Patients and family members are most familiar with doctors and nurses because they interact with them the most, but people who work behind the scenes fill critical roles, as well. Sterile processing techs, often known as sterile techs, are a prime example of this. They… Read more »

Three Ways to Get More Phone Calls for a Job Interview

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When it comes to job hunting, there are no guarantees. However, there are ways to increase the odds of getting a call for an interview. This is good news for job seekers, especially when the job in question is a dream job. Here are a few ways to increase the chances of getting an interview… Read more »

Why You Should Consider Relocation in Your Healthcare Career

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Relocation. For some people, the word itself can be unpleasant or even intimidate. For others, it may be enticing; it may make them think of new adventures, opportunities, and experiences. Relocation can offer several important things, and that’s why even people who are hesitant about it may want to at least consider it. A New… Read more »

How to Work with a Boss You Can’t Stand

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Work can be tough sometimes. In some cases, co-workers may be the problem. In other cases, the working conditions may be particularly challenging. In either of these situations, employees may talk with their boss to try to make things better. What can they do when the boss is the problem? Talk with the Boss When… Read more »