It’s Almost Surgical Tech Week – How Will You Observe It?

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What are your plans for September 15-21? Celebrating Surgical Tech Week, of course! It’s an important time to celebrate yourself, your accomplishments, and the amazing work surgical techs do every single day. Not sure how to celebrate? We have some ideas for you! Think about Why You Love the Job What drew you to this… Read more »

Is Surgical Tech the Right Job for You?

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When you were a kid and people asked you what you wanted to be when you grew up, what did you say? Did you want to help people? Maybe you wanted to be a hero in some way. Or maybe you were focused on earning a good salary. You can fulfill those childhood dreams by… Read more »

Five Tips for Surgical Tech Students

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When you’re preparing to embark on a new career, it can be helpful to have tips that are relevant to you and the professional life you have chosen. Whether you are at the beginning of your educational program or preparing to graduate, this information can be helpful to you. Get Certified Some states require certification,… Read more »

How to Determine If You’re Ready to Move for Your Career

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Are you considering a move for your career? If so, there are several important factors to consider. Let’s take a look at several of them here. Personal responsibilities If you are thinking that things, including your work life, would be better somewhere else, it’s a good time to make a list of all the things… Read more »

Thinking About Being a Surgical Tech? Why You Need to Go Back to School

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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… Read more »

How Does a Healthcare Staffing Agency Help Your Career?

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A job search can be a very lonely endeavor. Even when you have support from family members and friends, it can still feel like no one really understands the highs and lows of a job search. However, when you work with a staffing agency, you have a partner every step of the way. Access to… Read more »

How Can You Lead from a Supporting Healthcare Role?

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Is leadership limited to managers, administrators, and other supervisory personnel? Although many people believe it is, the truth is that people can lead from different positions, including supporting roles. Let’s consider some ways to lead from a supporting role. Take responsibility in your job Some people go to work, do what is required, and go… Read more »

Where Can a Surgical Tech Work Besides the Traditional Surgery Room?

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Surgical techs have options in terms of where they work. Whether you are considering this career, starting out in the field, or have several years of experience, this information could be relevant to you. Let’s explore the options. Workplace options Not surprisingly, most surgical techs work in hospitals. Of almost 100,000 people who worked in… Read more »

Who Aren’t You Thinking About When You Submit a Resume?

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When you submit a resume, most of your focus may be on yourself; however, you should also think about the company you’re applying to. Let’s consider a few important points in this regard. Do you have the experience? If a job posting lists at least ten years of experience as a requirement, and your experience… Read more »

Surgical Tech Duties: After the Surgery

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Surgical techs are very important members of any operating room team. Just as they have specific duties before and during surgery, they have crucial tasks to complete after surgery, as well. Duties after surgery When an operation is drawing to a close, that doesn’t mean the surgical tech’s duties are complete. The surgical tech might… Read more »