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Surgical Technician Schools in Miami

Have you ever thought about what it would be like to earn a living assisting surgeons and other medical professionals during an operation? If so, training to become a surgical technologist at a surgical technician school in the Miami area could lead to a promising career. Training at Everest Institute in Hialeah or Kendall, Fla., can provide the experience and confidence you need to pursue entry-level employment in your field. Entry-level surgical technology job opportunities may include positions with hospitals, delivery rooms, surgical centers or dental offices.

What Is a Surgical Technician's Job Duties?

Surgical techs (sometimes called OR techs or scrub techs) are the professionals who train to help prepare an operating room for surgery. Preparation may include cleaning the operating room or maintaining operating room instruments and equipment. Your training can help you develop good organizational skills — skills that employers can appreciate.

Everest's Surgical Technologist program courses include:

  • Medical Terminology
  • Principles and Practices of Surgical Technology
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Diseases of the Human Body
  • Surgical Technology
  • And more

Surgical Technologists in Florida

If you were a surgical technologist in Florida during 2011, you could expect to earn an average starting wage of $27,800. Surgical techs earned an annual median wage of around $32,400 during that same year. In 2008, Florida employed 5,930 surgical technologists. This number is expected to increase by 28 percent from 2008 to 2011.

Surgical Assistant Association

Joining a surgical assistant association may offer a number of opportunities for you to connect with industry professionals, discover new job openings or advance through additional training. An association may also be able to help you gain certification. Becoming certified may place you in a position to advance in your field and increase your income.

Regional surgical technician professional associations may include:

If you are a resident of the Miami Dade County area of Florida, you can easily find out more about Everest's Surgical Technologist program that is offered at its Kendall and Hialeah campuses. Programs and schedules vary by campus.

Everest Campuses

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