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  • 1. The Career of Surgical Technologist
    By Joshua Propst
    2/21/11
    C Block Reading
  • 2. Job Overview
    • Part of operating team.
    • 3. Assists surgeon during operation.
    • 4. Prepares operating rooms before operation.
    • 5. Takes inventory of supplies.
    • 6. Injects fluids into patient.
  • Job Overview cont.
    • Transports patients to the operating room.
    • 7. Gives patients sterile garments to wear.
    • 8. Makes sure equipment is working properly.
    • 9. Prepares patient to be operated on by the surgeon.
  • Surgical Technologist Video
  • 10. Education & Training Requirements
    High School Diploma
    Certificate - Certified Surgical Technologist
    Associates Degree
    Continuing Education (60 Hours/4 years)
  • 11. Salary Comparison
  • 12. Job Growth & Potential
  • 13. Work Environment
    A surgical technologist works in:
    • Hospital operating rooms
    • 14. Outpatient clinics
    • 15. Anywhere surgical procedures are performed.
  • Job Comparison
  • 16. Thoughts About Success
    “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” -Aristotle
  • 17. Related Careers
    • Dental Assistants
    • 18. Dental Hygienists
    • 19. Nonfarm Animal Caretakers
    • 20. Prosthodontists
    • 21. Radiation Therapists
    • 22. Radiologic Technologists and Technicians
    • 23. Respiratory Therapists