Careers with vital possibilities
In an operating room, patients depend on the attentiveness and precision of a whole team of medical professionals. As a surgical technologist, you will be relied upon to prepare surgical instruments and equipment, handle specimens for analysis, and ensure that all work areas are clean and restocked. Austin Community College’s Surgical Technology Program provides the knowledge and experience necessary to be hired in a multitude of healthcare settings. Upon program completion, students are ready to take the national certification exam.
Primarily employed at hospitals, surgical technicians spend much of their working hours on their feet, preparing for and assisting in surgical operations. Advances in surgical technology have made procedures safer and therefore more common than ever, resulting in a fast-growing job market for technicians.
Surgical technologist in settings such as hospitals, outpatient care centers, or offices of physicians who perform outpatient surgery.