I Am a Surgical Tech

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    tell if its insane, a surgical tech in

    obstetric unit floating to med surge floor to do 1:1 and relief nurse tech on 1:1 and returning to the unit to go in for surgery without having nt experience and no certificate for nt. what to do when my union is saying every surgical tech trained as a nurse tech before...
    i5crub i5crub
    41-45
    1 Response Jan 17, 2014

    I am a surgical tech at a Midwestern hospital.

    I just graduated in 2013 so I am relatively new. I started a blog to talk about my experiences in the OR as a new tech. www.cherubino49.wix.com/sutureself
    cherubino49 cherubino49
    36-40, F
    1 Response Oct 23, 2014

    Meeting

    I like meeting new people in the OR. I make up what I think they should look like then when they take their mask off I see if i'm right or not. Try it next time!
    robotmusic7 robotmusic7
    22-25, F
    1 Response Mar 13, 2013

    1994 H.C.C. Graduate Mrs.

    Edwards was the program director. We were the first accredited class of graduates . I'm looking for my classmates. How's everyone, and what have you been up to? Danny
    macre macre
    46-50, M
    Jul 6, 2014

    Need Help!!!!!

    hi i am a new surgical tech grad can anyone give me advice on how to get in a hospital being that they all want experience?
    casie1 casie1
    31-35, F
    1 Response Nov 9, 2013

    Eye Protection

    Anyone have any recommedations I want to buy a pair.
    jamip2000 jamip2000
    26-30, F
    1 Response Mar 13, 2012

    Surgical Tech Life

      I've been a surgical tech for 2 years. This was a career I choose  because of the action an I had been in the medical field for 6 years as a sitter and wanted a short program with good pay.  This has  been an up and down job   for...
    surgicalgirl surgicalgirl
    26-30
    15 Responses Feb 7, 2009

    I am new to sourcing

    and currently hiring for a premiere midwest hospital for Certified Surgical Tech's, what would be some keywords I could use to source?
    ALRAMN ALRAMN
    51-55, F
    2 Responses Nov 26, 2014

    I have accepted a new position,

    my first in a surgery center. I have found that the sterile technique of the senior staff leave something to be desired. They dont check chem guard wrapped instrument trays. Do you?
    sheri6 sheri6
    31-35, F
    1 Response Mar 2, 2015

    I'm in a surgical technology program.

    I'm currently on my 2nd rotation (we have 3 rotations). I start my 3rd in a couple weeks. I only have 3 months left. this 2nd rotation has ruined the excitement for me. My preceptor is tough on me. She told me i would never graduate & I'm worse than a 1st rotation student. She...
    SarahU SarahU
    36-40, F
    4 Responses Apr 23, 2014
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