Surgical technologists assist in surgical operations under the supervision of surgeons, registered nurses or other surgical personnel. ey are members of operating room teams, which most commonly include surgeons, anesthesiologists and circulating nurses.
Surgical techs can work in a variety of locations, including hospitals, physicians', dentists' offices, outpatient clinics or military hospitals.
The main job duties are:
Associate's Degree or 12-month Certificate Program
$47,669.04/year or $22.83/hour
Concorde Career College, Glendale Career College, Simi Valley Career Institute
National: Association of Surgical Technologists (AST)
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