New Year, New Career: How to Become a Surgical Tech in 2023
The beginning of the holiday season means a new year is right around the corner. If a new healthcare career is one of your goals for 2023, consider becoming a surgical technologist. Why Become a Surgical Technologist A surgical technologist position is a good healthcare career choice if you enjoy working in a fast-paced environment […]
How Are Smart Lights Improving the Operating Room?
Think of smart features in a home setting. Lights, a television, a thermostat, and other items may be controlled by voice, a remote control, or other means. This can improve life in a variety of ways, and it eliminates the need to get up and do something manually. This can be especially important when you’re […]
Stress Tips for Sterile Techs Fighting the Pandemic
Everyone experiences stress at one time or another. Stress rates can be higher in trying times; many people are finding that their stress levels are higher now, during the COVID-19 pandemic. Ignoring stress doesn’t make it go away, but there are several steps you can take to help manage your stress. Don’t Deny Your Feelings […]
Facts to Know About Hand Hygiene
How many times a day do you wash your hands? Have you ever noticed a colleague who doesn’t wash their hands as often as they should? It’s part of our routine, but when things are very hectic, it can be overlooked. And that can cause problems. There’s Always Room for Improvement Although it may seem […]
The Best Question You Can Ask in Your Next Healthcare Job Interview – What Did You Do for Your Team at the Peak of the COVID Crisis?
When you go to a job interview, the employer is interviewing you, but you’re interviewing the employer, as well. It will give you a glimpse of what it’s like to work there, how employees are treated, and whether it would be a good fit for you. What was it like to work there during COVID-19? […]
How Should Sterile Techs Handle Equipment with COVID-19?
Sterile techs are an integral part of any healthcare environment. They work behind the scenes to clean, decontaminate, and sanitize instruments to be used again. Their efforts keep patients, healthcare providers, and others safe from infection. What does COVID-19 mean for sterile techs? How should they handle equipment during this time? Follow the Guidelines The […]