Articles tagged with surgical technologist

5 Unique Surgical Tech Skills You Need to Succeed

Surgical techs play a unique, hands-on role in the medical field and the skills needed to succeed are just as unique. The usual descriptors like "team-player" and "dedicated" are all great to have, but these five skills identified by surgical techs will help you stand out.

6 Reasons Becoming a Surgical Tech Is Worth It

Surgical technologists go by many titles: Surgical tech, operating room technician, scrub tech or surgical assistant. But regardless of what you call them, they all play an integral role on the operating room team. Learn about some appealing perks of playing this role.

6 Signs You Should Consider Becoming a Surgical Technologist

You’re also impressed by the faster-than-average growth rate and above-average earning potential that surgical technologists enjoy. But how do you know if you’ll actually be good on the job? Find out if you have these inherent qualities that lend themselves well to the profession.

Surgical Technologist Duties: A Day in the Life

It’s evident that these medical professionals are a vital part of the OR team, but the question remains: What does a surgical technologist actually do? Keep reading for a behind-the-scenes look at the surgical technology duties that take place before, during and after a surgical procedure.

5 In-Demand Medical Field Jobs That Don’t Require a Master's Degree

Wouldn’t it be nice if you could capitalize on the exciting opportunity in healthcare without losing almost a decade of valuable time in school? Well you’re in luck! We identified five growing medical field jobs you can land in four years or less. Keep reading and you may just stumble upon your future medical career!

The Lingering Problem of Retained Surgical Items

Despite advancements in medicine and surgical techniques, retained surgical items continue to be a problem in the medical community. Read on to learn how items get left behind, what the cost is for the community and what you can do about it.

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