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Surgical Technologist

How to Become a Surgical Tech: Education & Requirements

You’ve decided to pursue your surgical technologist education – congratulations! This allied health career is rewarding and exciting, but where do you start? How exactly do you become a surgical technologist? Surgical tech schools are designed to provide the necessary skills that make you a capable allied health worker (while giving you a leg up […]

12 Hospital Jobs That Don’t Require a Degree

Let’s face it: With crazy student loans and long training times, medical school simply isn’t for everyone. From short certifications that pay well, reliably strong job markets, and ample room for upward mobility, there are countless reasons to seek allied health jobs. The allied health sector is growing by leaps and bounds, so to get […]

The History and Future of Surgical Technology

  The first documented surgical procedures date back to Ancient Egypt around 3500 years ago. Legend has it that they were performed by knowledgeable priests to treat various maladies. These priests almost certainly required assistants to help with the procedures, which is probably the only thing that hasn’t changed since those ancient surgeries. Today, it […]

24 Awesome Reasons to Become Surgical Tech

Surgical technologists (also known as operating room technicians or scrub techs) are an important member of the operating team. They work alongside surgeons and nurses in the operating room, making sure that patients are prepared for surgery, ensuring that piece of equipment is sterilized and working perfectly, and being ready when the surgical team asks […]

10 Healthcare Certifications You Can Get in 2 Years or Less

Thinking about starting an allied health career? Over the last decade, healthcare certificate programs have become a popular alternative to degrees due to their affordability, shorter study times, and schedule flexibility. Many allied health careers can be started in less than two years, and are convenient options for people who are considering a career change […]

Facts and Fiction: What You Need to Know about Surgical Technology

Surgical technologists (also known as scrub techs) are an intrinsic part of any operating room team and are relied upon to perform a wide variety of tasks. We’ve heard quite a few fallacies about this career, and as one of America’s leading allied healthcare training programs, we’d like to set the record straight about this […]

Surgical Tech Salary & Career Opportunities in New Jersey

Starting a career as a surgical technologist is an exciting experience, but with so much to consider, it can also be a daunting task. That’s why we’ve gathered all the information you need to take the first step towards a rewarding career in the allied healthcare industry. With stats and figures from the Bureau of […]

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