Three Tips for Handling an Aggressive Job Interviewer

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You found a listing for a great job, sent in your application, and got a call for an interview. Congratulations! As you prepare for the interview, it may be helpful to run through possible scenarios, roleplay questions with a friend, and brush up on putting your best foot forward. Some candidates face aggressive interviewers, and… Read more »

What is Collaborative Robotics and How Does It Change the OR?

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Collaborative robotics is a feature in many operating rooms throughout the United States, and it’s becoming more widespread, with additional uses. But what does it mean? It makes many people wonder if the robot performs surgery. The answer is no: as with many robotic medical applications, the robot merely augments the surgeon’s or technician’s skill…. Read more »

Walking Through a Job Description for a Surgical Tech

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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 »

Walking Through a Job Description for a Sterile Tech

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Germs are everywhere. That includes hospitals, doctors’ offices, nursing homes, and other facilities that care for patients. In these environments, it’s critical to minimize the risk of infection, and sterile techs are on the front line of that effort every single day. Cleaning/Decontaminating/Sterilizing Instruments When instruments are used in a healthcare environment, they must be… Read more »

Healthcare Staffing Agencies Meet the Scheduling Needs of Allied Health Professionals

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What’s on your schedule? It might be that you want to work a few long days or several short days. Or it might be a bigger picture: that you want to work a lot now to save up and retire early. Or it might be something totally different: that you can be completely flexible about… Read more »

How Is Virtual Reality Going to Change Surgery?

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Virtual reality is just for games and having fun, right? Wrong. Virtual reality can be a useful tool in many ways, including in healthcare. It already has several uses related to surgery, and its usefulness in this area continues to grow. Using Imaging and Other Data When planning for surgery, surgeons examine all available imaging… Read more »

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

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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 »

Besides a Hospital, Where Can a Sterile Tech Work?

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Are you considering a career as a sterile tech? If so, you probably have a lot of questions, including where you can work. Many sterile techs work in hospitals, but there are other options. Behind the Scenes During a hospital stay, a patient may encounter various healthcare providers, including doctors, nurses, and more. They won’t… Read more »

Job Search Hacks to Get You the Healthcare Assignment You Want

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What hacks make your life easier? Whether you do meal prep on weekends, lay your clothes out the night before, or use voice to text, you’re finding ways to make life a little easier or more efficient. Did you know there are job search hacks, too? We have a few that might help.  Work with a… Read more »

How Do Job Candidates Benefit from Using a Healthcare Staffing Agency?

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When you’re searching for a job, it helps to have every possible advantage. For example, if a friend has an in with your top-choice employer, a solid recommendation from that friend might help. With a healthcare staffing agency, you can enjoy several important advantages that could make all the difference in your job search.  Access to Resources  A… Read more »