How Can Surgical Techs Earn an Externship?

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Surgical tech students cover a lot of material during the classroom portion of the program, but that’s only one part of it. The externship is another part, and it’s where you’ll begin to put your newfound knowledge to work. What Is an Externship? Learning isn’t limited to the classroom. After your classes, you’ll take your… Read more »

Five Quotes to Help Allied Health Professionals Meet Their New Year’s Resolutions

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Happy New Year! 2019 is a memory, and 2020 is just beginning. The year is full of possibilities, hope, and opportunities. Did you make resolutions for the new year? Keeping them can be a challenge, but we have some quotes to motivate you and help you stay the course. Be Positive We can be our… Read more »

How Much Will the Surgical Tech Market Grow in the Next Five Years?

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Wouldn’t it be nice to know what’s coming five years down the road? It would help us make decisions, be prepared, and know what to expect. Although we can’t know exactly what to expect in terms of an individual job, career projections give us valuable information about what’s to come in a particular field.  Growth  When considering the… Read more »

Top Tips to Find a Job in 2020 for Surgical Techs and Sterile Techs

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What’s in store for you in 2020? If a new job is on your list for the new year, we have a few tips that can help. Finding a new job can be challenging and even frustrating. Fortunately, there are a few important things that can increase your chances. We’re rooting for you, and we hope 2020… Read more »

2020 Salary Guide for Surgical Techs

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What does the new year have in store for you? Maybe you’ve been considering a career as a surgical tech and feel like 2020 is the year to dive into this role. If that’s the case, we have some information that will be very useful to you. Duties What does a surgical tech do? It’s… Read more »

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 »

Is Bad Body Language Costing You the Surgical Tech Job? Four Ways to Fix It Now

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Interview after interview for a surgical tech job or other healthcare position – and no offers. That situation can be very frustrating, and it can happen for a variety of reasons. One of the most common causes for this situation can be body language. Even when the candidate says all the right things, bad body… Read more »

Customer Service in Healthcare – It’s More Important Than You Think

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Customer service can make or break an experience. What about when the customer is a patient, who may be scared, worried, confused, or overwhelmed? In that case, customer service may be even more important than ever. Patient Satisfaction Patient satisfaction is at the core of patient-centered medicine. Improved patient satisfaction not only leads to an… Read more »