What Are Different Job Titles for Surgical Techs and Sterile Techs?
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 […]
Four Tips to Improve Your Surgical Tech Resume
Once you create a resume, you can just forget about it, right? Wrong. A resume should be updated, improved, and tweaked to keep it current and professional. Here are four tips to help improve your surgical tech resume. Keep it organized It’s always important to keep a resume organized, but it’s especially critical if you’ve […]
How Can Healthcare Workers Avoid Back and Foot Pain?
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, […]
What Is Causing Distractions in the Operating Room?
In the operating room, even the most routine surgery can take a sudden and very serious turn. The most critical cases may even be a matter of life and death. In that environment, distractions are more than annoying; they can lead to errors that could cause severe complications or even endanger the patient’s life. What […]
Which Personality Traits Lead to the Best Surgical Techs?
With most jobs, certain characteristics can be predictors of success, while other traits may be hindrances. The same is true with the surgical technology field. What traits are associated with success in this field? Active Listening Motor Skills Good with Machines Staying Grounded in High-Pressure Situations Being Part of a Team Active listening during surgery […]
Thinking About Being a Surgical Tech? Why You Need to Go Back to School
If you are considering a career as a surgical technologist, you may have some questions. We’ll answer two of the most common questions here, so if you are considering this career, please read on. How long do I need to go to school? Although individual programs may vary, typical surgical technology programs prepare individuals, through […]