Are Hospital Jobs the Only Option for Surgical Techs?
Hospitals are important places. Open 365 days a year, 24/7, they provide a place for healthcare services whenever needed. However, if you are an employee at a hospital, you are likely required to work nights, weekends, and holidays. You may also take call and be called into work when there are emergencies or staffing needs. […]
Career Spotlight: Surgical Techs
Surgical techs are vital members of surgical teams and fill a unique role in operating rooms. They typically work in a hospital environment and have many essential roles. Working as a surgical tech can provide unique career pathways too. For example, once you are an experienced surgical tech, there are opportunities for contract staffing positions […]
What Tactics Increase Operating Room Safety During the COVID-19 Pandemic?
Safety is always a top priority in any healthcare situation, but COVID-19 has introduced new complications. The coronavirus is part of our current reality, and safety measures wouldn’t be complete if they didn’t address it. What can increase operating room safety during this time? Test When Possible As we know now, it’s possible that people […]
Is Voice Recognition Coming to the Operating Room?
Do you use Siri or Alexa? Or maybe you ask Google to make an appointment on your calendar. Did you ever consider this type of technology in the operating room? In some ORs, it’s already there. And it may be coming soon to other operating rooms across the country. Let’s take a look at what […]
Career Path Options for Surgical Techs
If you’re a surgical tech or are considering this field, you may be wondering about career options. The first option, obviously, is that you can work as a surgical tech for your entire career. This profession is rewarding, challenging, and never boring. It allows surgical techs to make a difference in people’s lives every single […]
Walking Through a Job Description for a Surgical Tech
A surgical tech is an important member of the operating room team. Surgical techs have specific duties before, during, and after surgery, and attention to detail is critical at every stage of the process. In addition, surgical techs must be adaptable, quick thinking, and organized. Before Surgery Surgical techs are responsible for specific functions before […]