How Should Sterile Techs Handle Equipment with COVID-19?

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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… Read more »

Words to Make Your Healthcare Resume Sound More Impressive

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Grab your resume, pretend you’ve never seen it before, and read it. What did you think? Is it well written? Would you hire yourself? Your resume is your only chance to make a first impression, so it must be a top-notch document. If it’s not, it’s time to go back to the drawing board and… Read more »

What Is a Hybrid Operating Room? How Will It Change Surgery?

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We make use of technology in many ways every day. When a new technology emerges, we maximize its advantages to benefit ourselves and our work. Hybrid operating rooms maximize technological advantages to benefit patients. Let’s explore that. What Is a Hybrid Operating Room? A hybrid operating room mixes interventional radiology and surgical equipment. The idea,… Read more »

How Do Sterile Techs Work Together with the Operating Room

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Every person who works in a hospital or other healthcare environment is important to help the facility run smoothly and efficiently. Sterile techs are an excellent example of this; they are the primary line of defense against infection. Their work helps keep patients, healthcare providers, and other employees safe. They work with many hospital departments,… Read more »

Communication with Your Healthcare Recruiter Matters More than Ever

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You haven’t experienced anything like COVID-19 in your lifetime; we haven’t, either. Communication is always important, but it’s especially important as we get through this crisis together. We know this is new for everyone, so we have some tips that might help. Overcommunicate in Uncertain Times Unexpected problems can pop up during a regular shift… Read more »

Healthcare Staffing Agencies Supply Qualified Workers When a Surge Happens

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With the influx of COVID-19 patients, many hospitals require additional staff, but it can be difficult for hospitals to meet those staffing needs in a timely manner. This is what healthcare staffing agencies do, and they can do it during this time of crisis so hospitals can focus their efforts on dealing with the novel… Read more »

Why Does a Strong Relationship with a Healthcare Recruiter Matter?

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It’s important to have a strong relationship with your recruiter; if you communicate well, understand each other, and trust each other, the candidate-recruiter relationship will be much more effective. Foundation of Trust Trust is a two-way street, and it’s important that you can trust each other from the beginning. To that end, always be honest… Read more »

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 »

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 »