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LACST in los angeles, California

How hard is to find a CST job in the LA area, for someone with about 2 years of experience?

I was wondering if someone has any suggestions about finding a job as a CST in the LA are, with about 2 years of experience. I worked for about 1...

ODP UK in Abbots Langley, United Kingdom

Updated 20 months ago

Surgical Technologist in England - 119 Replies

My family is planning to relocate to London, UK. Does anybody knows if the job responsabilities are the same as in the USA. Are the salaries the same...

Drew in Burke, Virginia

Updated 21 months ago

surgical tech or medical assistant - 2 Replies

I have always wanted to be a RN that works with babies, but I now have 5 kids and don't have time to finish nursing school... I am torn between...

Drew in Burke, Virginia

skilled medical MOHs surgical assistant with background in EMS

I'm a registered medical assistant with 4 years experience in as a surgical assistant in micrographic skin reconstructive surgery and in...

Dana in Grayson, Louisiana in Monroe, Louisiana

Updated 21 months ago

Surgical technicians as autopsy assistants - 79 Replies

Do surgical technicians make better forensic autopsy assistants/technicians or do nurses get careers in that field more easily? I am currently going...

ScrubTech in Chicago, Illinois

Prepping for certification exam...any suggestions?

Hi all. I left surgery a few years ago to further my education but decided that I missed scrubbing too much. I recently accepted a scrub tech offer...

Susana Rarick in Honolulu, Hawaii

Updated 21 months ago

Surgical Technician. Good Choice or not? - 4 Replies

Hello, I am really interested in becoming a surgical tech. Ive looked around school near by and I will end up having to pay about over 15000 out of...

ddtorres in Whittier, California

lvn to rn bridge?

Hello, I am currently a student at cal state long beach. I really want to be a rn but it is extremely impacted and it is just taking too long. I...

dd in Pomona, California

Updated 21 months ago

Surgical Tech School... - 19 Replies

Hi. i'm interested in learning all about being a surgical tech..anyone know of any schools in the los angeles area?? i went to a school today & they...

dd in Pomona, California

Updated 21 months ago

BEST SURGICAL TECH PROGRAM LOS ANGELES?!?! - 2 Replies

I AM in major need of knowing what is the best surgical texh program in LA.I have done days of research but am still torn between colleges. It seems...

Average in Winnersville, Massachusetts

Updated 22 months ago

Surgical Technology and job satisfaction - 2 Replies

Hello all, I appreciate any feedback I get because I really am unsure of what to do. I have enrolled to begin at a local technical college to...

MONIQUE in Baldwin, New York

Updated 24 months ago

Organ Transplant - 6 Replies

I am currently a ST student. It is my dream to work @ Mayo as a STSR in there Organ Transplant service! Any advice on how I can obtain my goal??

Trelusia Thomas in Jersey City, New Jersey

Updated 24 months ago

First Asisant Certified Surgical Tech - 124 Replies

I am currently working as a CST and I wanted to know how to go about becoming a CSTFA, and do you make more money with the extra tranning. Where are...

Anita Followwill in Yukon, Oklahoma

Updated 24 months ago

Surg Tech schools - 247 Replies

I'm a newly single mama and am looking into going back to school to become a surg tech. I saw one lady on here, Kathy, who's from Oklahoma who has...

nberk81 in long island, New York

Updated 25 months ago

NYU Surgical Technologist Program - 9 Replies

I am 34 years old, and unemployed for about six months now. I am thinking of a career shift into the medical field in the fastest possible way, and...

WS in Tifton, Georgia

Updated 25 months ago

Help finding Surgical tech work in Nashville - 3 Replies

Hello all! I am a December 2009 grad of an accredited school with NBSTSA certification. The only experience I have is 4 months of clinicals. I have...

Ashley Wilgus in Ocean Gate, New Jersey

Updated 25 months ago

Surgical Techs in NEW JERSEY - 246 Replies

Are you currently employed as Surgical Techs? If there is vacancy in your workplace, drop us here a message. We would like to be the first to know...

Wendy Flores in Clovis, California

Updated 28 months ago

Questions about working as a surgical tech - 54 Replies

Is anyone available to anser a few questions for me? I am pursueing a career as a surgical tech and have been given an assignment to speak with one.

718Kate in Bronx, New York

Updated 28 months ago

Recommendation for Surgical Tech college/voc school in Tampa Bay area? - 33 Replies

Hello. I am planning on attending a surgical tech school in the Tampa/St. Petersburgh area. Already have several ones on my list that I am...

elizabeth0001 in mesa, Arizona

Surgical tech refresher classes.

I have been out of the field for 10 years I am recertified with 17 years of prior experience but can't find a job. My question is, are there any...

TheFuture in Seattle, Washington

Surg Tech w/4th deg assault charge

Is this going to be a problem getting a job? Read that I should get it expunged. Okay. can they still find it on my record though? Should I not...

Teraya Chappel in Howard Beach, New York

Updated 30 months ago

Surgical Tech Program @ Mandl School in NYC - 9 Replies

I am enrolled to attend the Surgical Tech program at Mandl Healthcare School this October, my question is anyone every attened their program? I am...

mlo51987 in Colorado

Organ Procurement Teams

Hey guys, I'm a CST working on the Western Slope of Colorado at the moment. I have a little over 5 years experience, and I have always wanted to work...

BrownsugarST2547 in Bronx, New York

Live in NY & having a hard time finding surgical tech work.

I live in NY and is having a hard time finding work full time work as a ST. I am currently working as a Part time ST in a surgical center. I was...

jason habbo in Southfield, Michigan

Updated 32 months ago

Surgical Technology questions - 22 Replies

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...

Mitchell in Springfield Gardens, New York

Updated 33 months ago

Surgical Techs in NYC - 11 Replies

I read through this forum and there aren't many people from the nyc on here. I have a few questions what school did you go to? Was it easy getting a...

aaaj in Bellerose, New York

Updated 33 months ago

Getting a certificate at a Sanford Brown - 10 Replies

I'm located in Dallas texas and I want to attend a school to become a surgical tech. Sanford Brown here in Dallas has a program for your certificate....

Leanne in Lincoln, California

Updated 34 months ago

ST's in the Sacramento, CA area I need your help - 16 Replies

I am looking for CST's in the Sacramento CA area to talk with. I have some questions I would love to talk with someone in the field and get some more...

Leanne in Lincoln, California

Help Please:)

Hi everyone;) I am interested in becoming a surgical tech and am looking at schools. There are a few schools close to where I live and are accredited...

HeatherVan21 in Joplin, Missouri

Kauai Hawaii surgical tech

We're moving to Kauai Hawaii soon, and I'm looking to either work at Wilcox Memorial Hospital or work through a travel agency. Anyone here have any...

Minnie in Bayonne, New Jersey

Updated 34 months ago

Surgical Tech schools in/near Alabama - 10 Replies

Hi, I am a stay-at-home mom and online college student, but lately I've been looking at becoming a surgical technologist. I've read a lot on this...

Michelle in Lansing, Michigan

Updated 35 months ago

Entry Level Salary? - 3 Replies

Hello, I am wondering what is the entry level hourly wage that a surgical tech can expect? Thanks!

catzii2 in Cumming, Georgia

Updated 35 months ago

surgical tech - 1 Reply

i am a mother of three thinking about being a surgical tech does anybody think or know is it hard because its been a long time since i've been in...

Pretty Roman in Wesley Chapel, Florida

Updated 36 months ago

Surgical Tech - 6 Replies

I will be starting Surgical Tech school, this coming Sept. I was wondering if anyone could tell me how much they start off making the first year?...

Trelusia Thomas in Jersey City, New Jersey

Updated 36 months ago

surgical tech program as a non-traditional student who must work full time - 1 Reply

I'm very interested in applying to a surgical technician program, however, I am an adult, non-traditional student and I must work full-time to pay my...

Khanhminh in Oakland, California

Surgical Technology at Las Positas college is no longer a transcripted program.

Why does this happen? I was happy that there was a surgical tech program that is right in my college, and that I didn't have to pay toll or suffer...

Cisco in San Leandro, California

Updated 37 months ago

About wearing full PPE all day - 1 Reply

I'm not a scrub tech but I'm looking into a job where I'd be precessing tissue for donations at Allosource. I'd be required to wear everything a...

21kendra in Brooklyn, New York

Updated 38 months ago

eastwick college in ramsey - 8 Replies

Hi,Im trying to find out if anyone went to Eastwick college in Ramsey and how did you like it. Its a lot of money and I just wanted to know is it...

MO in La Jolla, California

Updated 38 months ago

Entry Level as a Surgical Technologist - 270 Replies

I recently graduated 2 months ago. I've been looking for a job none stop. Nobody wants to hire a Surgical Technician fresh out of school. It's been...

semaxwell1 in Nashville, Tennessee

Is there steady work for a surgical tech?

Is there steady work for surgical techs? I was recently treated at a large hospital ER Walk-In Clinic. The nurse’s tech who put a splint on me...

Liz in San Antonio, Texas

which test is easier NBSTSA or NCCT

My husband took the NBSTSA but failed. I noticed a lot of the surgery centers in Texas accept NCCT too, but which one is easier? Thanks for your...

10acgirl in Macon, Georgia

Updated 39 months ago

Surgical Tech Interview Prep.... - 204 Replies

help me please....I graduated from Surg Tech school in June 2006. It has been a year now and I still can not find a job as a Surgical...

Zeelani in Washington, District of Columbia

Updated 39 months ago

Surgical Technologist! Need your opinion:) - 1 Reply

kay so I am interested in Surgical Tech. And I went to a college website that stated that their program was halted because they were still trying to...

Niki Martin CST in Sylacauga, Alabama

Updated 39 months ago

CST Exam Studying Buddy! - 1 Reply

I am looking to find someone to study with for my CST (Certified Surgical Tech) Exam. I live in Manhattan (Midtown) and it will be gr8 to have...

Mila1231 in Hewitt, New Jersey

Help! Surgical tech

I am an ob tech at a nj hospital and really want to work as a surgical tech. So far I did the following: 1. Graduated from Eastwick college as a...

Jen in Wakefield, Massachusetts

Prior Service want to be certified

I was a surgical tech(68D) in the Army. I'm looking to become certified. I just want to know the best way to go about it. Is NBSTSA a good...

ThatGirl07 in Apopka, Florida

Updated 42 months ago

how do you get experience when no one will give you a chance - 4 Replies

I'm a 24 year old college student who took a detour out of my original studies to persue work as a surgical tech to pay my way through school. Well I...

mpadgett30721 in Valrico, Florida

Surgical Tech non certified and certified

Before wasting your time at some for profit allied health school in Surgical Technology do your research. Check on the placement rate of graduates in...

pattierbnsn in Riverdale, Georgia

Updated 43 months ago

brown mackie college - 3 Replies

Its new here in az, anyone from other states have any good or bad experience with them?

James in San Antonio, Texas

Updated 44 months ago

Surgical Tech Travel Agencies - 1 Reply

I am interested in travel CST work. I have been working as a CST for almost three years. I have ENT/OTO, Oral Maxillofacial (OMFS), Plastics, SON,...

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