A Career in Surgical Technology

Surgical technologists are members of the surgical team who work closely with surgeons, registered nurses and other operating room personnel delivering patient care and assuming operating room responsibilities before, during and after surgery.

The employment outlook for surgical technologists is excellent. Jobs will primariy be found in:

  • Hospital operating rooms, delivery rooms and emergency rooms
  • Outpatient care centers, especially ambulatory surgical facilities
  • Surgeons' offices

On the Web

These web sites provide additional information on careers in surgical technology:

Association of Surgical Technologists
Connecticut Department of Labor, Labor Market Information
United States, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook

Last Update: December 07 2011
For additional information, contact: Beverly Ferrigno