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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.
    
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Metro Area: Statesville-Mooresville NC
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Statesville NC
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Metro Area: Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton NC
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Hickory NC
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Metro Area: Lewiston-Auburn ME
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Lewiston ME
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Metro Area: Waterloo-Cedar Falls IA
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Waterloo IA
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Metro Area: Peoria IL
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Peoria IL
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Metro Area: Peoria IL
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Peoria IL
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Metro Area: Peoria IL
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Peoria IL
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Metro Area: Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News VA-NC
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Portsmouth VA
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Metro Area: Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington TX
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Southlake TX
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Metro Area: Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue WA
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Seattle WA
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Metro Area: Dayton OH
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Dayton OH
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Metro Area: Sayre PA
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Sayre PA
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Metro Area: New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner LA
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New Orleans LA
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Metro Area: Knoxville TN
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Knoxville TN
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Metro Area: Asheville NC
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Asheville NC

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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.