Are surgical assistant job opportunities growing or declining?

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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 assistant opportunities?

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Gretchen in Cincinnati, Ohio

68 months ago

the job is changing. before, you got to do a lot more, but now, with endoscopic surgery, staples, and new electro cautery devices (like harmonic scalpels), there is not as much for an assistant to do. used to be you had to clamp, cut and tie, but now harmonic devices like the new focus does it all.

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ericgrif5 in Aurora, Colorado

54 months ago

Are you starting to notice or feel pressure with healthcare reform in respect to the job changing?

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