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Florida Surgical Technician Schools

There are many accredited Surgical Tech schools in Florida and students should not have a problem finding one near them or one that suits their needs. Here are just a few of the many schools in Florida that offer surgical technology training programs.

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Concorde Career Colleges, Inc.

We believe hands-on experience is the best way to learn. And at Concorde, you’ll find that a “learn by doing” approach to healthcare training will get you the skills you need to succeed – and get you into the workforce quickly.

Even in today’s economy, the demand for skilled healthcare professionals shows no signs of slowing down. In fact, according to the U.S. Department of Labor’s Career Guide to Industries (2010-2011 Edition), the healthcare industry will generate .2 million in new wage and salary jobs between 2006 and 2016 – more than any other industry.

Now’s a great time to get started – and to move toward a rewarding healthcare career.

Campus
  • Jacksonville
  • Orlando
Programs
  • Surgical Technologist - Diploma

Southeastern College

As a student at Southeastern College, you will gain the training, skills, and knowledge you need to start a rewarding career in growing occupations such as practical nursing, emergency medical services, medical assisting, massage therapy, and pharmacy technology. Our career-focused programs and flexible class schedules make Southeastern a great choice for busy working adults.

Campus
  • Jacksonville
  • St. Petersburg
  • Greenacres
Programs
  • Associate in Surgical Technology

Keiser University

At Keiser University we are here to help you succeed by providing the professional and academic foundation to meet your educational goals and objectives. Keiser University continues to be a valuable partner to employers, the community, and, above all, a valued choice for students serious about their education and career.

Keiser University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award certificates and degrees at the associate, baccalaureate, masters, and doctoral levels. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Keiser University.

Campus
  • Tampa
Programs
  • Associate of Science in Surgical Technology

Everest University

Everest Colleges, Institutes and Universities provides postsecondary education programs that prepare students for careers in some of America’s fastest growing industries, including health care, business and technology. Everest takes a very personal approach to career education, offering small classes, intimate work groups and support systems designed to help students succeed both inside and outside the classroom. Even after students graduate, Everest’s Career Services department is there to provide ongoing career coaching and help locating local employment opportunities. Financial aid is available for those who qualify.

Campus
  • Brandon
Programs
  • Surgical Technologist

Duties of A Surgical Technician

There are some very important duties given to the Surgical Technician. They are responsible for setting up the operating room to get it ready for surgery by putting out ans sterilizing all surgery equipment needed. They will prepare the patient for surgery. Surgeons need their help as the Surgical Tech passes the instruments to them during surgery.

Surgical Technician Salary Outlook

Wages for Surgical Technicians will vary from state to state, and from large cities to smaller cities. Surgical Technicians in Florida earn an average annual salary of approximately $38,720. There is a great need for many medical people and the Surgical Technician is no exception.Many of the baby boomers are getting near retirement age and medical problems will escalate in the next few years. There is a big shortage of medical people so the jobs are there for the taking. If you are interested in becoming a Medical Technician, the opportunity is there for you. Just do some research and find the school best suited for your needs and go for it. (Figures courtesy of the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Employment & Wages database.)

The medical field is a great career to have and the need for medical staff will always be there. The wages are usually better in the larger cities but there is a great need for people in this position in the smaller cities and towns too. You get the satisfaction of helping to save lives and to see how grateful families are when you are a part of helping their loved ones.

Financial Aid Information

There are school loans, grants, and scholarships available for those who are serious about going to school. The opportunities are there ans there is no reason why anyone should be left behind in their studues to further their careers. The sources are there for the taking. Do your research and find the school for you that offers the aid you might need. Fill out the proper forms and go for it. The assistants in the schools will be glad to help you with the forms and any questions you might have.