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Ringmaster in Sheboygan, Wisconsin

Updated 80 months ago

First Assists - 1 Reply

From all the research I've done the average salary for a first assist is somewhere between 65-75k. With insurance laws changing the payees are...

VERONICA in Newark, Delaware

Updated 80 months ago

starting school in 2 weeks - 15 Replies

hi guys, i am starting st school in 2 weeks and i am totally estatic! i am very pumped about starting a new career. can you please tell me hoe...

leah farnsworth in Charlotte, North Carolina

Updated 81 months ago

Top surgical technician skills needed to get the job. - 5 Replies

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

maroon in Arlington, Texas

Updated 81 months ago

Define the importance in being an aggresive Surgical Tech. - 2 Replies

One of the most important things taught to me as an ST, is being aggressive. Please define your own definition and importance in being an aggressive...

aescobar in Cypress, Texas

Updated 81 months ago

schools in dallas - 10 Replies

i am wanting to go to school. can anyone reccomend a school in the dallas area for surgical techs.

Daisy2 in Tampa, Florida

Updated 81 months ago

Accelerated Programs ex: Surgical Tech-16 months - 2 Replies

Question: How hard is the ST program? I have a 4 year degree in science from about 15 years ago. I have never taken a program that you finish in...

snowbird

Accreditations: ACCSCT VS CAAHEP

Hi there, I have trawled the internet endlessly looking for an answer on this one. I know everyone says CAAHEP all the way..though the school I...

Ryan Matthews in Marysville, Washington

Surgical Techs WA state

Any surgical techs from WA state on here? I was hoping someone could tell me how the job market is here. Is it hard to get on somewhere? I am...

tandra in Lilburn, Georgia

Surgical Tech is a great field to be in. once you are in. So how can I get in? trying to stay positive!

I need A job.

in the cut in Pomona, California

Dr. 90210 - Hire me! I can be the new scrub learning the wonderful world of Plastic Surgery!

E-Channel what do you think about that? Hailing from the cold streets of Pomona, add some drama here and there...?

l.e.concorde, memphis, tn in Hernando, Mississippi

need a job

I graduated in May and have had a few interviews, everyone wants experience. I am certified with a GPA top in my class. Looking for a career in the...

applyingtoschool in Grasonville, Maryland

HOBET

I am getting ready to take the HOBET test so I can apply for tech program. Has anyone taken the test? I have a number of study guides, but I'm...

They are never in the paper in Scottsdale, Arizona

Updated 82 months ago

Can a type 1 diabetic become a Surgical Tech? - 2 Replies

I have been a insulin dependent diabetic for 16+ years, under pretty good control... I have been looking into a few different fields of work and this...

Nakeya in Merchantville, New Jersey

Updated 82 months ago

Need advise from employeed ST's - 1 Reply

I will be enrolling in a ST program here locally in 3 months. My issue is that I have heard allot of negative information about becoming a ST. Is...

Elena R in North Carolina

Newbie here!

hey everyone! I have a few questions, the main one being does any one know of a good school to go to near raleigh NC? I have been looking and...

Tracey in Clinton, Mississippi

Updated 82 months ago

what to wear , what not to wear? - 10 Replies

im currently enrolled at concord. Im not really sure about hospital policies regarding surgical technologist. What can you wear under your scrubs?...

sailingsoon in Tampa, Florida

Updated 82 months ago

Why do people want to be surgical technologists? - 2 Replies

For all the surgical technologists out there why did you choose this profession? Besides the great job opportunities?

Betzy

Surgical tech?

I thinkin of goin through a surgical tech program but kno lil bout it, so I have some serious questions. Names of sur tech school in la county?...

Jacks Raging Bile Duct in Hotel, California

Dust In The Wind

To my people struggling to find work from LA to NY, ST grads 08'.

Jacks Raging Bile Duct in Hotel, California

Updated 82 months ago

recent grad hirings ? - 2 Replies

'm sure all the working scrub techs posting here are accurate in their comments about being a surgical tech. After paying $27k for schooling , doing...

yogatoes in Vacaville, California

Jobs openings

I just located to vacaville, Ca. from Washington and in need of a job. I have been a tech for Five years and experienced in OB and outpatient...

jprinz20 in Beeville, Texas

Updated 83 months ago

Id like to know some information without getting advertisements on schools to go to.... - 2 Replies

Hi i live in south Tx. and im fixing to go back to school. I was going to go to major in computer science but recently after working a little in a...

Jacks Raging Bile Duct in Hotel, California

Updated 83 months ago

Has any new grad in LA/orange co. been hired lately ?????? - 5 Replies

I'm trying to see if ANYONE (in orange or LA county) has been hired on as a ST new grad over the last 6 months- NOT counting their extern site ? Our...

sole in Atlanta, Georgia

sol

does anyone now the requirments to work as a surgical tech in US i'm caming from bolivia

lightkeeper45@*****.*** in Ringgold, Georgia

Updated 83 months ago

Any techs out there in LA/OC/IE, specializing in Plastic Surgery? - 2 Replies

Pls elaborate.

Paul_E_Tech in So Cal, California

Updated 83 months ago

Certified Surgical Technicians needed for an interview for my Human Relations class - 9 Replies

My name is Karen. I am currently in a Surgical Technologist program to obtain an associates degree and get certified. In one of my classes, Human...

Jacks Raging Bile Duct in Hotel, California

Updated 83 months ago

Surgical Tech Grads of 2008 Outlook - 1 Reply

I'm an 08' grad, certified residing here in socal. Due to this economy, lack of experience, undermined by this digital online resume filter...

windsofchange5 in Houston, Texas

Tech school

I have looked into several tech schools...... 3 here in houston. Has anyone graduated from the medvance surg program? Are the classes helpful? Can...

Jacks Raging Bile Duct in Los Angeles, California

Surgical Tech Grads UNITE

Two Words, LARRY KING.

Jacks Raging Bile Duct in Los Angeles, California

Updated 84 months ago

We the ppl frm California are giving the ST Industry a bad name? - 1 Reply

meme470 in Spokane, Washington said: I am so tired of people in California talking about how you can't find jobs. You are giving this industry a bad...

nikimorgan04 in Pasadena, Maryland

drug conviction, but never charged

just wanted to let you know that as long as u were never found guilty of the charges, it will not hurt you in any manor. just prepare to show the...

nikimorgan04 in Pasadena, Maryland

typing error

omg! typed that so fast i fudged it! sorry, swear i am not an idiot! lol! thanks for any replys!

no vert in Sumter, South Carolina

Understanding hobbet scores.

I bombed the math, and at the bottom of the paper it said at risk. At risk for what? Am i screwed for this fall admission?

tbone in Toms River, New Jersey

Updated 84 months ago

Anyone go to star tech? - 2 Replies

Has anyone gone to star tech? I just signed up for the school for surgical tech and I am interested in hearing about your experiences from this...

Ryan Matthews in Marysville, Washington

Pima CC?

Has anyone gone to Pima CC? Is this a good program? It is only a one year certificate. Should I get a 2 year instead. I am just about done with my AA...

Jenstrinati in Las Vegas, Nevada

Updated 84 months ago

Start Up Medical Device opportunity - 5 Replies

Looking for amazing individuals that would like to get into device sales. Area of specialty is orthopaedics. Primary responsibility will be to...

scrubperson in Chesapeake, Virginia

Updated 84 months ago

working in the UK - 1 Reply

I am intrested in working in England as a contract temp. They are called ODP's and I would like to know if anyone out there knows if they accept our...

Margo in Elk Grove, California

Updated 84 months ago

Are surgical technician 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...

DJOR77 in Cape Coral, Florida

Updated 85 months ago

surgical tech - 4 Replies

What type of mathematics will be studied in the program for cst?

dissapointed mom in Raleigh, North Carolina

Updated 85 months ago

BECOMING SURGICAL TECHNOLOGIST,THEN PURSUING DEGREE IN NURSING... - 2 Replies

I HOPE EVERYONE IS WELL AND SMOOTHLY NAVIGATING THEIR WAY THROUGH THIS DIFFICULT RECCESSION. I AM CURRENTLY IN SCHOOL STUDYING TO BECOME A...

nodramahere in Hendersonville, North Carolina

Updated 86 months ago

taking the cst exam - 1 Reply

i've been working as a surgical technician for 2 years now idecide to take my exam and i would like to know if the surgical technology examination...

pamschroeder3@*****.*** in Queen Creek, Arizona

Updated 86 months ago

NEW ST GRADS PHOENIX AZ. ARE YOU GETTING HIRED? - 9 Replies

TO ALL YOU NEW ST GRADS IN THE PHOENIX AZ,METRO AND SURROUNDING AREAS. ARE YOU GETTING HIRED? ANY COMMENTS FROM THE LAMSON STUDENTS OR...

dissapointed mom in Raleigh, North Carolina

having a difficulties finding a job in north carolina

i have a 2 years experience in the field still having hard time finding a job can somebody lives in the area gives me an advice

BRINA in Georgia

Updated 86 months ago

If you need study help or mentoring.... - 1 Reply

email me at kellextasy@aim.com....I promise I will not make you feel stupid like alot of folks do because there are no stupid questions for those...

Elias Garcia in Chicago, Illinois

How much can I expect to make as a surgical tech in Chicago?

I've been considering getting an associates in surgical technology for a few months now. I've done some research online but have had trouble getting...

ovstampco in Orange, California

Updated 86 months ago

Jobs for new Graduates - Employers post your job openings here !!! - 3 Replies

As a favor to all the surgical technician new graduates please post any jobs for which a new graduate would be considered . Don't forget to leave...

ovstampco in Orange, California

Updated 86 months ago

Which school should I go to? American Carrer College OR El Camino College? - 1 Reply

Hi, I was wondering you any of you guys had any feedback from either of these colleges?? Would it make a difference which one I go to? Also, keep in...

nodramahere in Hendersonville, North Carolina

Updated 86 months ago

AST Exam - 1 Reply

I will be taking the AST Exam in May. I have the AST Study Guide - Second Edition. For those of you who have taken the exam and passed would you...

rhenderson12 in Cordova, Alabama

Updated 86 months ago

surgical tech grad - 3 Replies

i understand where coming from i cant find a job in the field either and i graduated five months ago and i cant find me a job i have applied so many...

Loren in Littleton, Colorado

Updated 86 months ago

finding a job - 4 Replies

I am a recent graduate and I also have taken the certification exam and passed it! Now the only problem is i'm having a really hard time finding my...

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