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maroon

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Job > Surgical Technician

Surgical Techs in NEW JERSEY

When I worked in Minnesota, that hospital did have a union. I did not have to join the union, yet I still benefited from it. Now that I am back in the Midwest-20 years later-I am ...

4 years ago
Job > Surgical Technician

Surgical Techs in NEW JERSEY

Use your clinical time as qualifying experince! You have documentation to support the cases you were involved in, and how you progressed. Use that information. You can say yes, I ...

4 years ago
Job > Surgical Technician

Surgical Techs in NEW JERSEY

[QUOTE who="discouraged surgical tech in East Orange, New Jersey"]Okay. Well I hare applied in Nebraska, Texas, Florida, California, Ohio, Minnesota, South Dakota, New ...

4 years ago
Job > Surgical Technician

Surgical Techs in NEW JERSEY

I no longer "stay" in Texas. I recently moved out of state. As I said in my prior posts, some hospitals will hire S.T.'s who have not taken/passed the certification exam ...

4 years ago
Job > Surgical Technician

Surgical Techs in NEW JERSEY

[QUOTE who="DOAM in Houston, Texas"]Well CA,NY, and FL you can just forget about it. try KS,MO,KY,AR,OK,NM,WY,LA,MS,AL,OR(not to sure),and NV (not to sure). Now if you ...

4 years ago
Job > Surgical Technician

Surgical Techs in NEW JERSEY

[QUOTE who="discouraged surgical tech in East Orange, New Jersey"]Thanks DOAM in Texas. I am actually taking the NCCT test. I have all the the review materials and the ...

4 years ago
Job > Surgical Technician

Surgical Techs in NEW JERSEY

I first started applying for out of state positions last June. I was offered a few jobs, but for part-time or per-diem work. It took me 6 months to get an offer for a full-time ...

4 years ago
Job > Surgical Technician

Surgical Techs in NEW JERSEY

While I was in school to become a surgical technician, I was working as a nurses aide at a hospital in the newborn nursery unit. I got to know the people who came in at all hours ...

4 years ago
Job > Surgical Technician

Surgical Techs in NEW JERSEY

[QUOTE who="Jimmy in Brooklyn, New York"]I was looking at the salaries numbers on the internet, which are 5 years old but $19 sounds fair to me. I do believe that you ...

4 years ago
Job > Surgical Technician

Surgical Techs in NEW JERSEY

[QUOTE who="DOAM in Houston, Texas"]was about to ask you are you Certified but your not if your applying out of state like TX and TN i know there another state but you ...

4 years ago
Job > Surgical Technician

Surgical Techs in NEW JERSEY

I have been a certified surgical technician for 28 years. I recently changed jobs after 14 years of work at one hospital. I needed a change, and a new challenge. I was very ...

4 years ago
Job > Surgical Technician

Questions about working as a surgical tech

Hi!
I have been a certified surgical tech. for 27 years! I love what I do, and that is why I never persued a degree as an R.N. I was satisfied enough being an integral part ...

5 years ago
Job > Surgical Technician

Surgical Techs in NEW JERSEY

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5 years ago
Job > Surgical Technician

Travel Surg Tech

if travel agencies prefer certification, then those of us with the certification should be compensated. Same with hospitals. I do not understand why a person who has sought to be ...

5 years ago
Job > Surgical Technician

Travel Surg Tech

I think that the travel recruiter is getting more money by seeing what the hospital will pay for a traveler-skimmin off the top, and then the hospital tells the tech, I can only ...

5 years ago
Job > Surgical Technician

Travel Surg Tech

I have been looking into different travel agancy, and I feel they are ripping off CST's. From what I have learned, the agency can supply housing, 401k, health benefits, but as far ...

5 years ago
Job > Surgical Technician

Show me the money...

Get a job at the closest teaching hospital. I worked at the University Of Minnesota ospital for 2 years--excellent experience! I also worked at the county.trauma hospital in Austin ...

6 years ago
Job > Surgical Technician

Show me the money...

Hi,
I have been reading over the posts on this site. I have been a CST for 26 years. I have worked throughout Texas, and Minnesota. The best advice I have for people starting ...

6 years ago