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Careers in Surgical Technology

Interested in a career in surgical technology? Find out where your degree or certificate from Harper College can take you.

Surgical technologists have an important role to play in the operating room, assisting surgeons and nurses to ensure that sterile procedures are followed and that patients are kept safe. They are responsible for sterile processing, which includes setting up the operating room, preparing instruments and equipment, and making sure that the sterile field is maintained throughout the procedure.

In addition, surgical technologists may also be involved in patient safety initiatives, such as checking for allergies and keeping an eye on vital signs.

With a career in surgical technology, you can make a difference in the lives of patients every day.

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Surgical Technology Career Profiles

Last Updated: 4/8/24