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No doubt about it – safety is a top priority for healthcare professionals in every area they inhabit, from patients’ hospital rooms, to surgical suites, supply rooms and decontamination areas. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) may be the best resource for hospital staff when it comes to identifying potential hazards and solutions. Here… Read more »

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Securing a job as a central sterile processing technician (CSPT) or certified registered central service technician (CRCST) hinges on a strong sterile processing tech resume. The applicant needs to show integrity and excellence on the career path. Here are five tips sterile techs can use to win over their potential healthcare employers. #1: Compelling Sterile… Read more »

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Healthcare professionals score the jobs they want by showing potential employers that they are competent, reliable and approach the responsibilities in their healthcare careers with preparedness and confidence. When you align talents with an experienced staffing agency, your recruiter helps ensure that you follow these suggestions to the letter. Interview Tip #1: Learn everything you… Read more »

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When certified surgical technicians (CST) carefully assess their geography, work experience, education and training, it helps them determine their earning potential! Surgical technologists working through a healthcare staffing agency may rest assured that recruiters are there to help candidates negotiate a fair salary; however, it still pays for CSTs to know what they’re worth. Begin… Read more »

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No doubt about it, leadership skills are a vital part of being a certified surgical technologist!  The OR team and surgeon are relying on you to do a lot more than prepare a sterile environment for the patient; CSTs must also excel at delegating, working as a team, anticipating all the right instruments, and identifying… Read more »

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It’s official! You nabbed that healthcare job and start work next week. Your fantastic interviewing skills and follow through coordinating with your recruiter paid off; now, you can focus on maintaining that stellar first impression and delivering a top notch performance with your new healthcare employer. Here are a few tips from your recruiting team… Read more »

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Coming up with reasons why healthcare recruiters are invaluable is like shooting fish in a barrel; in other words, it’s remarkably easy to see how they make things so much easier for their candidates and clients. Recruiters, also known as consultants, work closely with job applicants, helping them customize the work experience and earn a… Read more »

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Becoming a Certified Sterile Processing and Distribution Technician (CSPDT) is a great foundation for moving into higher paying sterile tech jobs. The major stepping stone for both rewarding careers is continuing education. The right certifications prepare both sets of healthcare professionals for the critical work they do in hospitals across the county. This is an… Read more »

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Sterile Techs are trending in healthcare the same way safe surgeries are! Of course, sterile processing and distribution technicians (SPD techs or CPD techs) are in demand and always will be. They perform some of the most critical safety tasks that exist in the healthcare sector, preventing infection and the spread of illnesses by working… Read more »

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Your reasons for being interested in surgical technology are many, and far exceed the fact that you look darn good in a surgical mask! Your aptitude has always pointed toward a hospital OR, and with proper accreditation and training, it won’t be long before you land one of the more coveted jobs in allied healthcare…. Read more »