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Jenifer E

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Jenifer E

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Currently re certified after a 6 year hiatus from working in the OR. Extensive experience in Level 1 trauma, Neuro, Peds, Plastic/Reconstructive, ENT and advanced laparoscopic procedures.

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Job > Surgical Technician

Has anyone taken the certification test?

[QUOTE who="Cynical Panic in Chattanooga, Tennessee"]I heard there were alot of anesthesia questions...like what drug would you give if THIS happened...etc. To me, this ...

5 years ago
Job > Surgical Technician

Typical day as a ST

That is insane, what is the rational behind that practice? Not being nasty, just curious. I've worked in a few ORs over the years and I've never been expected to stand when ...

5 years ago
Job > Surgical Technician

Has anyone taken the certification test?

[QUOTE who="Cynical Panic in Chattanooga, Tennessee"]I am taking my certification test on Dec 30th. I have already rescheduled it once so I cant do it again. I am ...

5 years ago
Job > Surgical Technician

Typical day as a ST

Cynical, you've never had a sit down case? Ever since I started doing this in 1994, we've had cases where we sit for the procedure. All of our hand cases are done sitting, all of ...

5 years ago
Job > Surgical Technician

Surgical Techs in NEW JERSEY

Did I read correctly, that some of you haven't managed to find a job for years or ever after graduating from school? Something just isn't right with that picture. If you ...

5 years ago
Job > Surgical Technician

Hostile Work Environment

I am really sorry that your personal experience has been this sucktacular. A good OR won't allow that type of behavior to continue on a regular basis. There is a reason why ...

6 years ago
Job > Surgical Technician

Certified Surgical Technicians needed for an interview for my Human Relations class

14. What is the turnover rate in this job (are there lots of employees coming and going all the time)? Scrubs tend to hold onto their jobs for a LONG time. I haven't ever seen a ...

6 years ago
Job > Surgical Technician

Certified Surgical Technicians needed for an interview for my Human Relations class

1. What is your first name? Jenifer
2. How long have you been a Surgical Technician? Since 1994
3. How long did you have to go through training (school)? 11 months ...

6 years ago
Job > Surgical Technician

Has anyone taken the certification test?

If I may be so bold to ask, for those of you who've failed their test, what type of school did you go to? What was the program like, how long, didactic time, clinical time, areas ...

6 years ago
Job > Surgical Technician

Dissappointed

I am a CST, I went to school in 1994 ~gasp~ and in 2002 I left the work force to have a couple of babies and this past April I decided to go back to work. I pulled out my books ...

6 years ago
Job > Surgical Technician

Typical day as a ST

Of course you can always count on ample potty breaks and a nice lengthy lunch/dinner and snack breaks throughout your work day in the OR, surgeons are especially pleased to make ...

6 years ago
Job > Surgical Technician

Hostile Work Environment

I'm not going to blow sunshine up yer backside. The OR is a very aggressive environment, especially for students. You have to understand that as a student you will make mistakes ...

6 years ago
Job > Surgical Technician

Getting a job with a Plastic Surgeon...

Gin, I'm going to have to go with Me in Charleston. I have been really shocked to see that ST school is costing over $20k. I realize that I went to school back in 1994, but I ...

6 years ago
Job > Surgical Technician

Getting a job with a Plastic Surgeon...

Working with a plastic surgeon in an office setting was a total nightmare for me. I saw the worst case scenario in an office setting. The doctor's technique was based on finances ...

6 years ago