is one of the fastest growing medical careers today!
As a Surgical
Technologist, you will be working as
part of a team in the operating room setting up for/and assisting on surgeries.
The surgical tech is one of the team members who helps to set up and prepare
everything the surgeon will need to perform a wide variety of procedures and
then assists the surgeon and his team during the operation.
brain surgery to fixing broken bones,
from preparing the patient
to setting up surgical equipment,
from passing instruments
to holding retractors & cutting sutures,
the surgical technologist plays
an extremely important role in the operating room.
working in surgery, the Surgical Technologist is also called a:
Maybe you’ve seen a surgical tech in action on a
TV show or in a movie. You know, the person passing instruments when the doctor
That's a surgical technologist!
Often, the role of the surgical tech is mistaken for the person who ONLY passes
instruments.You will learn about:
Well, as a Surgical Technologist,
you will be doing more than just passing instruments!
The surgical tech is directly involved in patient care.
He/she is one of the key members on the operating room team.
One of the first people a patient will see
when being taken into the operating room is the surgical tech.
You will be dressed in surgical attire with a mask on and you will probably be
busy setting up your instruments, tables, and supplies for the case, but you are
directly involved with the care of that patient.
different surgical procedures from open heart surgery to hernia repairs,
from broken bones to brain biopsies,
surgical sterile technique,
operating room etiquette,
surgical instruments & equipment,
and the role of each member of the operating room team -
just to name a few.
Surgical Technology is a specialty field that requires specific
medical and technical training.
Surgical tech schools are popping up everywhere. They can range anywhere from a few months in length to 2 years.
Programs usually offer a certificate, diploma, or an Associates Degree.
Tech Programs can be found at
Schools (private & public), Community Colleges, Hospitals, & the US Military.
There are even some schools that offer a program on-line.
you shouldn’t enroll in a program until you know exactly what to look for!
what’s it all about?
let's put it this way:
you want a specialty career in the medical field
doesn't require years and years of study,
a ton of flexibility,
room for career advancement,
rewarding, challenging, and educational,
Surgical Technology may be right for you!
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