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mrsmmcv in Gilbert, Arizona

Is there a specific ST certification needed in Oregon?

Just wondering what it means to be "Oregon certified"? I am Nationally Certified and was wondering. Any one know?

Miltex Boy in Edison, New Jersey

Updated 100 months ago

SURVEY: number of Male and Female OR Techs /location - 2 Replies

During your encounter, did you note down how many Male-Female OR Techs in the facility? In my encounter: 1 HOSPITAL in central NJ, 7 OR rooms,...

Mohammad Tamimi in Los Angeles, California

Updated 100 months ago

Hospital jobs - 2 Replies

I been laid off work with the massive job layoffs that are happening I choose to take medical coding, medical terminology and other medical classes...


Updated 100 months ago

glendale career college - Oceanside - 15 Replies

Is this a good school?? I am planning on attending feb 08

tee in Charlotte, North Carolina

Updated 100 months ago

gone crazy - 2 Replies

ok lets chat i have been a tech for over 2 years still having a hard time trying to find a decent job i have been in nursing for over 10 years...

Ben in Glendale, Arizona

Updated 100 months ago

Surgical Tech's UNITE - 2 Replies

Please add our page! Also who is going to conference in Orlando this year??

Chris R in Clinton, North Carolina

OR Tech certification and Job in North Carolina

I'm very interested in a per-diem job at a local hospital as a surgical technician, and I was hoping someone would have some information I...

Ben in Glendale, Arizona

Updated 100 months ago

AST Conferance - 3 Replies

ok, going to the AST conferance in May. going alone and dont know anyone.looking for some cool people to hang out with. how the weather there in may?...

michellek in Petoskey, Michigan

Updated 100 months ago

Getting Nervous About Payscale - 2 Replies

I am currently in Clinicals for Surg Tech, and will graduate in mid-June. Prior to registering for this course, my research indicated that entry...

Rueben in Simpsonville, South Carolina

How to make Extra Money as a resource personel!!

My company is looking for young personel between 20-30 looking to make extra money as a resource person for supply acquisition. We also pay cash...

BRINA in Savannah, Georgia


I will be starting a surgical tech program in Aug fall semister anyone have any suggestion on how to study, any good study guides. what's the best...

DarthParman in London, Kentucky

Updated 101 months ago

work study program while attending school - 3 Replies

i need to work while in school. i would like to work in the indlustry of s urgical tech. is there any such program or do you have any suggestions ...

abi in Saint Francisville, Illinois

Physician assistants in surgery

Does anyone know if there are very many job openings out there for physician assistants specializing in surgery?

Crystal in Eugene, Oregon

Updated 101 months ago


i have been out of school for 9 months and have been working perdiem for the past 3 months as a G.I tech i have taken the National cert exam and...

Steve in Levittown, Pennsylvania

Updated 102 months ago

Insightful websites?? - 7 Replies

Does anyone know of some really helpful, insightful websites pertaining to our profession?? I have looked everywhere, but not much has come up. I'm...

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Julie in Conyers, Georgia

Any good surgical tech programs in Ga that offer night or evening classes?

Having a hard time finding a college or hospital in Ga that offers surgical tech training at night or in evening.

David ST student in Taylor, Michigan

surgical technology questions

Hi, my name is David and I am interested in becoming a Surgical Tech where I live in Taylor, Michigan. The economy is very bad here!! Has anybody...

heather in Anderson, South Carolina

Updated 102 months ago

Is Surgical Tech a Deadend Job? - 2 Replies

I'm interested in going to school for surgical tech. I'm thinking in a few years you kind of stagnate with the pay? Is there opportunity to move up...

JKM in San Diego, California

Los Angeles - Surg Tech Schools

Can anyone provide me with a list of comparative schools in the greater LA and downtown area? Grateful to all of you ST's out there for your...


Out for awhile

I have over 20 years scrub experience. I am ready to get back into the working world. What would be the best way to get the ball rolling? Thanks

Maury in Lawrenceville, Georgia

Updated 103 months ago

Sheridan Technical Center - 1 Reply

Does anyone know anything about the program at Sheridan Technical Center in Hollywood Florida?

Almost Certified in Brooklyn, New York

NYC Surgical Tech's

Are there any ST's that work in Manhattan and travel by public transportation? I'm debating about a position in Manhattan. If so, how is the commute...

lesie in Pompano Beach, Florida

Job market in Florida

Does anyone know what the job market for ST is in South Florida?

Manny in San Diego, California

Updated 104 months ago

Over 40 - 1 Reply

I'm over 40 and thinking of starting a new career as a surgical tech. Is there rampant age discrimination in the medical field? I am very athletic...

Katie in Richland, Washington

ST student wanting to relocate to Vegas

Hi everyone, I will be starting the surgery tech program this fall. When I am done I will be taking the National Exam to be certified, my question...

Sara in Charlotte, North Carolina

medications with mental health assessment

Hello everyone...I was recently accepted into an accredited surgical tech school. The last step is to pass the physical and mental health...

LISA in Springfield, Missouri

Updated 104 months ago

Shoes! - 3 Replies

I've just completed 3 days of full shift training rotations and I want to cut my feet off to just stop the pain. Any suggestions on the best shoes...

Samantha in San Clemente, California

Updated 104 months ago

DESPERATE!!!! Need Help, New Grad, very little experience looking for Surg Tech jobs. - 1 Reply

Hi, I'm a new grad, and looking for a surg tech jobs in any areas, Hospital, palstic, anywhere. Any good advice on where to best look. Please help...

Lyndsay in Indianapolis, Indiana

Updated 105 months ago

Questions about getting INTO a surgical tech program.... - 2 Replies

Hello all. I was hoping that someone could tell me what kind of hand-eye coordination test they give to permit someone into a Surgical Tech program....

Bonnie in Weaverville, California

Updated 105 months ago

Looking to go to school for surgical tech in Los Angeles any recomdations where i don t have to spend 22k? - 5 Replies


Chelsea in Charleston, West Virginia

Updated 105 months ago

Questions on ST as a career move - 4 Replies

I'm considering ST as a new career move. I'm looking at Concorde in Tampa as a school(9month classroom, 4 months hospital). I've read many of the...

Amy Garrett in Shepherdsville, Kentucky

Updated 105 months ago

Nervous about starting my Externship... - 8 Replies

I am ready to start my clinicals in one week but I am kind of nervous because I have just learned alot of instruments by a certain name and the...

charlene goddard in Poughkeepsie, New York

Updated 105 months ago

The best part is... - 7 Replies

What do you enjoy most about surgical technician work? What do you dislike the most? Is it challenging? Are there many opportunities to learn and...

sandy porter in Stone Mountain, Georgia

Updated 105 months ago

I graduated 3 years ago ? - 4 Replies

I graduated three years ago and I have no experience I'am looking for some hospital or surgical center that can give the opportunnity to be trained.....

Lisa in Franklin, Tennessee

Updated 106 months ago

Eye Tech - 8 Replies

Has anyone worked as an eye tech or no someone who did? I got called yesterday to interview and I wondered if anyone liked it? I'm older (40) and am...

LR in Los Angeles, California

Updated 106 months ago

Looking to go to school for surgical tech in Los Angeles any recomdations where i don t have to spend 22k? - 1 Reply

Looking to go to school for surgical tec in Los Angeles any recomdations where I don't have to spend 22k.

Figa in Saint Petersburg, Florida

Updated 106 months ago

Surgical accessories - 2 Replies

Does any body know where I can purchase surgical, protective goggles? I would preffer to buy it online. Do you know any good website you can...

luci in Los Angeles, California

Updated 106 months ago

Need advice! - 1 Reply

I've read through all the discussions and need a little clarification. I am considering starting school in surgery technology and have some...


school interview tomorrow

I have an interview tomorrow morning with CHUBB for surg tech, any feedback about this school?

Angela in Mesquite, Texas

Updated 107 months ago

CAAHED certified schools - 1 Reply

I'm located in dallas texas. I'm 25 years old and I wondering does anyone know of a CAHHED certified school here in dallas?

Chris in Eden Prairie, Minnesota

Updated 107 months ago

BEST surgical tech schools in dallas texas - 1 Reply

I'm located in dallas texas. I'm 25 years old and I am wondering does anyone know of a CAHHED certified school for a surgical tech here in dallas? Or...

meh in San Jose, California

Updated 107 months ago

guyz...we r not jaz surgical technicians.......we r surgical technologist ok????? - 4 Replies

becuz technilogist is diffrnt dan tecnicians, if u look into dictionary it will tell yah dat a technicians are supervised by a technologist!!!

Luci in Los Angeles, California

Updated 108 months ago

The Best Clinical Sites - 1 Reply

I am currently in the Surgical Tech program and I graduate in May. I am very close to having to pick 3 hospitals for my clinical sites. There are...

rachel in Gresham, Oregon

Updated 108 months ago

Starting out... - 5 Replies

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

Meredith in Wichita, Kansas

Updated 108 months ago

Dental Assistant - 1 Reply

I am having a hard time with getting a dental assistant job with no experience except for school.I fax resumes out ever day just about and it's not...

Daniel in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Updated 109 months ago

Interview Preparation - 3 Replies

Do you have any tips to help prepare for an upcoming surgical technician interview? Are there common interview questions that come up again and...

binkie9 in West Lebanon, New Hampshire

Updated 109 months ago

scrub person - 1 Reply

Are ther many jobs for surgical technicians in upstate Ny like in Syracuse, Buffalo???

Annie in Whittier, California

New grad from a surgical tech. How to get a job with no exp.?

I started applying for instrument tech jobs just to get in the hospital setting. Please help?

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