traveling or tech jobs

Surgical Tech Travel Jobs

Surgical technologists, also known as surgical technicians or operating room technicians, are vital members of a surgical team. They perform all activities that create a safe and sterile environment. Prior to patient surgery, they may wash, shave, and disinfect the planned incision area. They also set up the surgical instruments and supplies in the operating room at the direction of surgeons and nurses.
    
Job Info Location
CST - 13 weeks - Days 8 hot job  $$ »
Metro Area: New York NY
Start Date: ASAP
Bethpage NY
CST - 6 weeks - Days 12 hot job  $$ »
Metro Area: Columbia SC
Start Date: ASAP
Columbia SC
CST - 13 weeks - Days 10 hot job  $$ »
Metro Area: Charleston-North Charleston SC
Start Date: ASAP
Charleston SC
CST - 13 weeks - Days 10 hot job  $$ »
Metro Area: Peoria IL
Start Date: ASAP
Peoria IL
CST - 13 weeks - Days 8 hot job  $$ »
Metro Area: Bloomington-Normal IL
Start Date: ASAP
Bloomington IL
CST - 13 weeks - Days 12 hot job  $$ »
Metro Area: Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach FL
Start Date: ASAP
Daytona Beach FL
CST - 13 weeks - Day 12 hot job  $$ »
Metro Area: Cincinnati-Middletown OH-KY-IN
Start Date: ASAP
Cincinnati OH
CST - 13 weeks - Days 12 hot job  $$ »
Metro Area: Louisville/Jefferson County KY-IN
Start Date: ASAP
Louisville KY
CST - 13 weeks - Days 8 hot job  $$ »
Metro Area: Homosassa Springs FL
Start Date: ASAP
Crystal River FL
CST - 13 weeks - Days 12 hot job  $$ »
Metro Area: Baltimore-Towson MD
Start Date: ASAP
Baltimore MD
CST - 13 weeks - Day 10.5 hot job  $$ »
Metro Area: Texarkana TX-Texarkana AR
Start Date: ASAP
Texarkana TX
CST - 13 weeks - Days 12 hot job  $$ »
Metro Area: Boston MA
Start Date: ASAP
Boston MA
CST - 12 weeks - Days 12 hot job  $$ »
Metro Area: New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner LA
Start Date: ASAP
New Orleans LA
CST - 12 weeks - Days 12 hot job  $$ »
Metro Area: Nashville TN
Start Date: ASAP
Nashville TN
CST - 13 weeks - Nights 12 hot job  $$ »
Metro Area: Santa Cruz-Watsonville CA
Start Date: ASAP
Santa Cruz CA

immediateindicates fast starts; $$ indicates higher than average pay in this specialty. Don't see the job you're looking for? Not to worry - not all of our positions are posted online. Contact your recruiter at 800-617-0608 for the latest information on available positions.

Requirements for Traveling CST Positions

Certification is often required as a condition of employment. To earn certification, operating room technicians must pass a nationally administered examination. They must be currently or previously certified or be a graduate of a CAAHEP- or ABHES-accredited program. The National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA) is the certifying agency. Renewal requires continuing education credits or retaking the certifying exam. There is also an advanced credential for surgical first assistants.

More Information About Surgical Tech Travel

CST's prepare operating rooms for surgery, sterilize equipment, and ensure adequate supplies for surgery. They ready patients for surgery, and help surgeons by passing instruments and sterile supplies.

CST Travel Job Description

In the operating room, surgical technologists hand the sterile instruments to surgeons and first assistants. They may also hold retractors, hold internal organs in place during the surgery, or set up robotic O.R. equipment. CSTs may handle specimens for laboratory analysis.

Surgical Tech Pay

The National average salary of a Surgical Tech is currently $47,500 a year. This salary also depends on location, education, certifications, additional skills and experience in the profession. Some skills that increase pay for this job the most are Neuro, Open Heart, and Vascular.  To earn more benefits as a Surg Tech, some may want to pursue a traveling career. Extra benefits like these include health insurance, free private housing, and travel and license reimbursement.