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Shawn in Tampa, Florida

Updated 19 hours ago

Clinicals and Felony Conviction - 241 Replies

Hi All, I have a non-violent, non-sex related felony conviction (wire fraud) that has nothing to do with the healthcare field. I'm planning to...

nberk81 in long island, New York

Updated 2 days ago

Show me the money... - 471 Replies

What are typical surgical technician salaries? Do some companies pay a lot more for this position than others? What does a top earner make in this...

tete83108 in Florida

Updated 4 days ago

Sterile Processing job - 141 Replies

Was anyone here a sterile processing technician before becoming a surgical technician? I plan to take a sterile processing class in this Fall 2011...

Tess in Cumberland, Maryland

Updated 7 days ago

OB Tech - 151 Replies

I am a Surical Tech graduating in 3 weeks. I have my last interview with a local hospital this week. I applied for a surgical tech position in the...

Hanna in Reading, Massachusetts

Updated 13 days ago

Has anyone taken the certification test? - 147 Replies

I am going to be taken the certification test soon, I dont know what book to get to study from, and I was wondering what kind of questions are on...

C in Cordova, Tennessee

Study material for retaking the CST

So I took the CST in June for the 1st time and failed by 16 points. I made a 102. Concorde provided us with the AST study guide (most recent) and...

H.A. in San Francisco, California

Updated 1 month ago

Sterile Processing at Cornerstone College (Union City and Livermore) - 38 Replies

I'm intersted in Surgical Technology, but the job market doesn't seem good for new grads. I don't think Sterile Processing is much better. Still, the...

S

Updated 1 month ago

Frustrated Surgical Tech - 55 Replies

Do anyone have any suggestions? Ive been out of surg school for two years now, along with several interviews and still cant find a job no one seem...

Crystal in Chico, California

Updated 1 month ago

How hard is it to get a job as a Surgical Tech right out of school/training??? - 143 Replies

Im thinking of going to school to be a surgical tech but am wondering how hard it is to get your foot in the door strait out of school. I have...

jape200 in Trenton, New Jersey

Surgical technology

I was employed as a surgical technologist at well known hospital however left to work for a surgical center before completing a full two years. In...

Dreamoabl in Omaha, Nebraska

Updated 3 months ago

Surgical Tech - 350 Replies

I'm a 37 year old Woman, looking to go back to school to pursue a career as a surgical tech. I am very conflicted about choosing this career due to...

Welburn in North Port, Florida

Updated 3 months ago

Surgical Technologist With Felonies - 13 Replies

I am currently in mod 2 of my program and I recently caught a marijuana related felony will this hurt my chances of becoming a tech?

Mandy

Current Job Outlook??? Any new grads?

Hi! Im interested in going back to school for Surgical Technologist. However, I was wondering what the current job outlook is like? I know many jobs...

Jennifer in Prosper, Texas

Updated 4 months ago

Hostile Work Environment - 55 Replies

I am thinking of going to school for a surgical tech but I have heard that there are some real issues with the staff not treating the Surgical Techs...

Debbie Adams in Chicago, Illinois

Updated 4 months ago

Part-time programs in or around Chicago,Illinois - 12 Replies

Are most of the program's only full-time day options ? i looked into Prairie state college's program and once you start the program it is 40 hours a...

Beejay in Atlanta, Georgia

Updated 5 months ago

ATLANTA area Surg. Tech Schools...Any recommendations? - 53 Replies

Hey folks, looking to shift careers. Anyone have advice for a good Surg Tech school in the Atlanta area? I have found 3, but don't know anything...

TMarcelino

Updated 6 months ago

Surgical Tech-Good move or not - 178 Replies

I am considering change of career to Surgical Tech. I am interested in Concorde Career College, have recently completed initial visit, I have...

Bmassey in San Francisco, California

Updated 6 months ago

Surgical Technology at Las Positas college - 13 Replies

I want to become a certified surgical technologist. The brochure of this program at Las Positas college says that completing this program will...

Cjohn0706 in Dublin, California

Oral and Maxillofacial Dental Assistant looking towards switching to CST..a couple questions

For the past year and a half I have worked in a dental office as a oral and maxillofacial surgical assistant. My interest in going to the hospital...

Herbinator HalfShift in Huntsville, Alabama

Updated 7 months ago

I NEED ADVISE PLEASE! - 1 Reply

I graduated from an a surgical tech program here in Nashville a couple of years ago! I took the state test once after I graduated but I didnt pass...

Krystal in Nashville, Tennessee

I NEED ADVISE PLEASE!

I graduated from an a surgical tech program here in Nashville a couple of years ago! I took the state test once after I graduated but I didnt pass...

Kerri in East Orange, New Jersey

Updated 7 months ago

Travel Surg Tech - 388 Replies

I am thinking about doing a few surg tech travel assignments. Has anyone done any travel surg tech ??? What are some good companies to travel with??...

Cate in Galena, Missouri

Education/licence/experience needed to be a surgical technician in United Kingdom and Scotland

Currently I'm in school to become a surgical technician. My dream is to move to the United Kingdom and or Ireland, there it can be a stepping point...

jeice in Hollywood, Florida

surg tech or massage therapy

which do I have a better chance of finding work

jeice in Hollywood, Florida

Updated 7 months ago

Surgical Tech Jobs in Ft.lauderdale,Fl - 1 Reply

Has anyone gone to Sheridan tech or a school in Ft.lauderdale, Fl.or Miami having trouble with getting Surgical tech jobs after schooling?? I planing...

CST4567 in Aberdeen, North Carolina

Updated 8 months ago

South carolina?? Please help - 1 Reply

Hi there, my husband just got a job offer in Charleston. I was wondering if anyone out there could tell me a real life figure of what techs in South...

Josh in Cheyenne, Wyoming

Updated 8 months ago

Questions on how to become the 1st assistant - 98 Replies

What do you have to in order to be the 1st assistant? I am trying to get into the surgical tech program at Houston Community College. Dose anyone...

Nytech in Port Jefferson Station, New York

Updated 8 months ago

Surg tech school??????? - 1 Reply

Geez, I didn't realize there is so much to consider when looking for a school for my daughter Is there anyone in Tampa/Brandon FL area that can give...

Mallory87 in Osseo, Wisconsin

Continuing education

If I were to go to College for Surgical Technician and it was a technical diploma; would I still be able to go for an associates degree to further my...

michelleawlee92 in Indianapolis, Indiana

Updated 9 months ago

ODP from the UK wanting to work in the US as a Surgial Technologist!! HELP PLEASE!! - 11 Replies

hi my names omar, i'm an ODP which is similar to the US version of a surgical technologist i believe, i am intrested in working abroad and the US...

Michelle in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Updated 9 months ago

Refresher courses for surg tech - 55 Replies

Does anyone have any information on refresher courses to help someone prepare for the certifying exam for Surgical Technologist? When I graduated...

Veronica in Las Vegas, Nevada

Updated 9 months ago

Tips for returning to surg tech work - 1 Reply

After I graduated from school in July of 2014 I was unable to find work scrubbing. So. I took a job that was clerical. Now I am returning to...

Veronica in Las Vegas, Nevada

Updated 9 months ago

Surgical Tech with Bachelor's degree - 5 Replies

Hello..I am a surg tech with a B.A.(1) I have been wondering if anyone knows if there are any regulations in regards to education and payscale..In...

Zintel8147

Surg tech school???????

Geez, I didn't realize there is so much to consider when looking for a school for my daughter Is there anyone in Tampa/Brandon FL area that can give...

Sean in Dallas, Texas

Updated 10 months ago

What's the difference between Surgical Technician and Surgical Technologist? - 9 Replies

Is it the same thing?

Just Me in Burlington, Kentucky

Updated 10 months ago

Surgical Tech? - 1 Reply

I have been considering becoming a surgical tech and was wondering if anyone has any experience in the field they can share? Is it a good field to...

emt281101 in Dundalk, Maryland

Surgical Tech in Baltimore Maryland

Hi all, I've been an EMT for almost 10 years and am considering a change of scenery. I really want to go to Surgical Tech school. I read some of...

Medical Coding Seeker in Middle, Tennessee

Is a surgical tech job conducive to someone with A.D.D.?

Is a surgical tech job conducive to someone with A.D.D.? I have ADD and the only concern I have is staying focused for periods of time. Would that be...

SurgeTech in Rocklin, California

Updated 12 months ago

Change of career to surg tech after getting a Bachelor's degree? - 7 Replies

Is there anyone out there that has a Bachelor's degree but decided on a new career as Surgical Tech? I graduated about 8 yrs ago with a B.A. degree...

yar in Apex, North Carolina

Updated 13 months ago

Surgical Tech Job Market TRUTH - 6 Replies

Hello everyone~ If you really want to know the truth about being a surgical tech from a real surgical veteran, read on... I see a variety of...

LATASHA Bonner in New Orleans, Louisiana

Updated 14 months ago

Dissappointed - 24 Replies

I would like to know how many people on this site are currently CST's? Meaning you actually passed the national exam & became certified. I would also...

sweetzee in Blythewood, South Carolina

Updated 16 months ago

Helpful websites for the SurgTech Certifying exam? - 205 Replies

Hello there everyone, My name is Joel Torres, I am a current surgtech student in Tomball College Surgical Technology Team. I am really...

foodlover in Carson, California

Updated 16 months ago

Is 22,000 for surgical tech school too much? - 203 Replies

I am looking into surgical tech schools, and found a one year program for 22,000 dollars. It is an accredited school, however arn't there hospital...

Julie in Winder, Georgia

Surgical tech diploma vs.degree

What do you think? Is there any significant difference? Thanks for any advice.

qpuwcsdr in Hyderabad, Anguilla

Updated 18 months ago

Getting a job with a Plastic Surgeon... - 58 Replies

I'll be starting a 15 month Surgical technology program this Oct. I must say I'm getting a bit nervous reading this forum and hearing how difficult...

CLB in Salt Lake City, Utah

Surgical Tech jobs in Salt Lake City?

I'm set to join the program soon and I was wondering if anybody wanted to share their experiences trying to get jobs in SLC or Utah as a new grad....

myjj in Bronx, New York

Updated 20 months ago

How will a Surgical Tech grads gain required or perfered experience If a hospital will not hire them? ? - 729 Replies

I graduated 5-months ago and recently pass the CST.I have applied online and applied going to the diff hospitals in my area like Kaiser...

Running1987 in Brooklyn, New York

Sterile Processing Tech

Looking for different job opportunities after being laid off from hospital as a mental health worker. I am looking to return back to college for...

GregW in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

$500.00 to $750.00 Reward: For information on who is buying a C-Arm in OK, NE, AR, MO, KS, IA

No scam, legitimate business. We operate a business in OK, AR, NE, MO, KS and Iowa. Been in business for 15 years. All I need is the name of the...

DOAM in Somewhere, North Dakota

Updated 21 months ago

New Grad looking for work ASAP - 40 Replies

How long should it take for you to find work as a surg tech? I've been looking and sending out my resume and nothing happening. When I was doing my...

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