Accelerated Alternate Delivery Program in Surgical Technology

Accelerated Alternate Delivery Program in Surgical Technology

Become a vital part of the operating room team

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Accelerated Alternate Delivery Program in Surgical Technology Careers

Work Environment

Certified Surgical Technologists routinely find jobs working in:

  • Hospitals
  • Surgical centers
  • Outpatient clinics
  • Physicians’ offices who perform outpatient surgery

Quick Facts about Surgical Technologists*

  • Employment of Surgical Technologists is projected to grow 15 percent nationally from 2014 to 2024, much faster than the average for all occupations.
  • About 70 percent of surgical technologists worked in hospitals in 2014. Some work in outpatient care centers or in offices of physicians who perform outpatient surgery.
  • Most Surgical Technologists work full time. Surgical technologists employed in hospitals may work or be on call during nights, weekends, and holidays.
  • Surgical Technologists may also be required to work shifts lasting longer than 8 hours.
*Source: http://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/surgical-technologists.htm. More information, including median wages and the job outlook for Surgical Technologists in California can be found in the California Occupational Guide published by the State of California Employment Development Department. For the latest national information, please visit U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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Accelerated Alternate Delivery Program in Surgical Technology Training in Los Angeles, West Covina, Pasadena, Pomona, Long Beach, Glendale, Riverside, Santa Ana