What Tactics Increase Operating Room Safety During the COVID-19 Pandemic?

Posted

operating-room-covid-19

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… Read more »

Is Voice Recognition Coming to the Operating Room?

Posted

voice-recognition-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… Read more »

Career Path Options for Surgical Techs

Posted

surgical-tech-career-options

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… Read more »

Walking Through a Job Description for a Surgical Tech

Posted

surgical-tech-job-description

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… Read more »

What Skills Do Surgical Techs Need in a Digital Operating Room?

Posted

Advances in technology have brought many changes to healthcare, and the momentum is continuing. The operating rooms of the future will be very different than operating rooms of the past, and they’ll even be different from what we’re accustomed to today. What skills do surgical techs need for the digital operating rooms of tomorrow? Strong… Read more »

How Can Surgical Techs Earn an Externship?

Posted

surgical-tech-externship

Surgical tech students cover a lot of material during the classroom portion of the program, but that’s only one part of it. The externship is another part, and it’s where you’ll begin to put your newfound knowledge to work. What Is an Externship? Learning isn’t limited to the classroom. After your classes, you’ll take your… Read more »

How Much Will the Surgical Tech Market Grow in the Next Five Years?

Posted

surgical-tech-job-growth

Wouldn’t it be nice to know what’s coming five years down the road? It would help us make decisions, be prepared, and know what to expect. Although we can’t know exactly what to expect in terms of an individual job, career projections give us valuable information about what’s to come in a particular field.  Growth  When considering the… Read more »

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

Posted

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 Surgical Techs

Posted

2020-salary-guide-surgical-tech

What does the new year have in store for you? Maybe you’ve been considering a career as a surgical tech and feel like 2020 is the year to dive into this role. If that’s the case, we have some information that will be very useful to you. Duties What does a surgical tech do? It’s… Read more »

When Is Virtual Reality Coming to the Operating Room?

Posted

virtual-reality-operating-room

At one time, virtual reality was a novelty, mostly focused on video games. Those days are gone; today, virtual reality is a useful tool, including in the medical field. When is it coming to the operating room, and why does that matter? In Some Cases, It’s Already There Take Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian in Newport… Read more »