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Ari in Tucson, Arizona


Hello, I am wondering if there are any Surgical Technologists that have become CSAs/CFAs? If so, what was the route that you took? I am wanting to...

Benjamin in Glendale, Arizona

What do you charge for non-reimbursable cases or after hour cases?

I was told 150.00 is a good amount, any Assistants employed by a group or hospital out there that get a bonus for call or after hour cases? please...

BWAR in Commerce Township, Michigan

Updated 88 months ago

What are the best surgical assistant qualifications and training to get ahead? - 4 Replies

What is the best training for becoming a surgical assistant? What types of ongoing training or certifications are necessary to be an effective...

lobro in Tacoma, Washington

SA starting point

Short and easy, I'm contemplating about becoming an SA; I just need clarifications. I live in WA state and the main tech school that sticks out is...

wilson tan in Oak Creek, Wisconsin

Updated 89 months ago

Which State employs non-PA and or non-RNFA Surgical Assistants? - 1 Reply

I just found out that other than the following States: Illinois, Texas, Florida, Colorado, Ohio, and Kentucky, the State of Arizona does not...

lguerra in Saint Petersburg, Florida


currently am looking for surgical conferences in the state of Florida to fullfill my requirements. Does anyone have any info or can tell me what is...

aucrazy in Middletown, Ohio

Updated 92 months ago

Looking for a preceptor to do a clinical rotation - 1 Reply

I am currently a second year student at Eastern Virginia Medical School. I am looking for a preceptor in either Richmond, VA and/or Phoenix, AZ...

ericgrif5 in Aurora, Colorado

Updated 93 months ago

Are surgical assistant job opportunities growing or declining? - 2 Replies

Are jobs in this industry on the rise? Are there any sub-sectors that are growing? Where are the jobs? Which places have the most surgical...

Tynetta in Elkhart, Indiana

Updated 94 months ago

Traveling Jobs? - 8 Replies

Does anyone know if theres any traveling services for surgical assistants.

Tommy Littlefoot in Richmond, Virginia

Updated 94 months ago

I need Help I am looking for a surgical sponsor and hospital to do my Clinicals!!! - 2 Replies

I am currently working as a CST have been for 5 years I have a surgical sponsor at my hospital but the hospital is deniing all students!! I have...

Mia Talau in Atlanta, Georgia

Updated 94 months ago

surgical assistant - 2 Replies

Looking for a surgical assistant job in illinois. I am certified surgical assistant from ABSA

moki in Mansfield, Texas

Updated 96 months ago

Getting a surgical assistant job. - 28 Replies

How did you get your start doing surgical assistant work, and what career moves did you make to get to your current position? Do you need a...

Shemuel-Benn Psalms in Tucson, Arizona

Updated 96 months ago

CME's? - 3 Replies

I'm wondering what assistants are using to fulfill their CME obligations? thanks,

davewalters Certified first asst in Springfield, Tennessee

looking for surgical first asst job tn , ky or ohio

looking for a certified first assistant job in tn ky ohio

OR2dox in Scottsdale, Arizona

Updated 97 months ago

Future of profession - 1 Reply

How does CSA compare to the NP/PA SA Is the CSA growing or shrinking in terms of responsibilty/power Are most CSA independent or work in a...

OR2dox in Scottsdale, Arizona

Updated 97 months ago

I think we should have one governing body for first assistants - 3 Replies

To much confusion out there between CSA, CFA, SA-C etc.. employers are confused. They constently ask what the difference is. No doubt the NSAA has...

Hector Feliciano in Warminster, Pennsylvania

Updated 98 months ago

can hepatitis b positive to becasue sa? - 2 Replies

Anybody know can hepatitis b positive to becasue sa?

evmsgrad in Virginia Beach, Virginia

Surgical Assistant Pay

Anyone know what SA pay is in different parts of the country? I am trying to find out what the differnet pay is by state. I am involved with...

evihawaii45 in Hawaii

Private SA Group Nationwide

Hey Guys... 1. Is any one know of any private SA group Nationwide that are interesting with adding to their staff an experienced SAs ??? or ...

evihawaii45 in Hawaii

Updated 100 months ago

What are you making a year? And where? (Wanna see where the good jobs are) - 7 Replies

I know this is kind of personal but we are pretty much all anonymous on here anyways, so I would like to know what people are making and where (city...

CSA in West Bloomfield, Michigan

Updated 100 months ago

jobs - 1 Reply

I am starting the sa program and I have 10 years of neuro, open heart, ortho and all gen gyn experience, is there good paying jobs out there

stitches4u in Akron, Ohio

Surigcal Assistant jobs in Arizona?

I am a certified surgical assistant working in ohio & wanting to move to arizona. If anyone could help me out & maybe give me a little bit of...

mia_talau in Atlanta, Georgia

surgical assistant training

How do you get the internship for Surgical assistant? How did you find the hospital to accept you for it ? Is it anybody who can help me with any...

stitches4u in Akron, Ohio

surgical assistant jobs in the country

i am a recent graduate and am now a certified surgical assistant. i work in a hospital in canton ohio but was wondering if anyone knew about any...

Renato in Mesa, Arizona

Starting a Surgical Assiting Career in Phoenix, Arizona

I'm taking the ABSA SA-C exams this month. Looking forward to start a Surgical Assisting career in Phoenix,AZ Is there anyone here who can give me a...

OR2DOx in Scottsdale, Arizona

After being certified as a Surgical Assistant, whats the next step?

Seeking solid advice from experienced SA-C practitioner with regards to steps I need to do to land a successful career as SA-C. Do I have to take CPR...

Shemuel-Benn Psalms in Tucson, Arizona

Updated 103 months ago

NPPES taxomomy question - 1 Reply

I wnt on the National Plan and Provider Enumeration System to get a provider number for both my company (PLLC) and my self as an employee, but could...

TEE in Edgewater, Maryland

Updated 103 months ago

What do you enjoy most about your Surgical Assistant career? - 1 Reply

What do you enjoy most about being a Surgical Assistant? What do you dislike the most? Is it challenging? Are there many opportunities to learn...

Benn in Tucson, Arizona

Updated 104 months ago

C-SA examination - 2 Replies

Is any one have some sample questions for C-SA examination? I went to NSAA website but they just give a study guide. I have no idea how to prepare...

barbara osei in Woodbridge, Virginia

Updated 104 months ago

information about Surgical Assistant certification exam - 1 Reply

I need to know more about the exam for Surgical assistant certification ABSA. Is anybody who took that exam ?

Shahriar in Tulsa, Oklahoma

Surgical First Assistant job

I am a Foreign Medical Graduate with four years of post graduate training in General Surgery and 3 yeras of experience as a General Surgeon.I am...

Jodi in Winter Haven, Florida

Updated 107 months ago

Anyone know of any Surgical Assistant Jobs in Alabama - 1 Reply

Anyone know of any Surgical Assistant Jobs in alabama been looking for a while and its been real hard to find any around my area.I have 8yrs...

Dr. P

IMG certified as SA

Do they pay you as SA or SFA?......I'll appreciate the info

JasLyd in Richmond, Virginia

Updated 112 months ago

Top surgical assistant skills needed to get the job. - 1 Reply

What are the top 3 traits or skills every surgical assistant must have to excel? Can you suggest any tips or insights to develop your surgical...

JasLyd in Richmond, Virginia

Updated 112 months ago

How do you become a surgical assistant when you were educated outside the US? - 1 Reply

If you studied medicine and was a surgeon in a foreign country, how do you become a surgical assistant in the US without further education (med...

Amanda in Santa Rosa, California

Questions for a phlebotomist

Can any phlebotomist please answer these questions, its for a school project. Thanks. How did you get interested in this career? Where did you...

Don in Hollywood, Florida

Updated 122 months ago

Surgical Technology Program - 3 Replies

I want to go to surgical tech school, but have a conviction on my background which had to do with my ex, a police officer. Will I be able to attend...

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