Opportunities as a travel surgical technologist (commonly referred to as “surg tech”) can make this career path exciting. Surgical technologist jobs are vital because they provide care alongside surgeons, physicians, registered nurses, and other operating room team members. As a surg tech, you can work in hospitals, outpatient surgery facilities, and private medical practices.
While each travel surgical technologist job has different responsibilities, there are some similarities to those on staff. These may include:
In addition to understanding the technology in the operating room and communicating with OR staff, the surg tech must remain calm under pressure to focus on the patient’s needs.