Career Opportunities

Interested in a career in surgical technology?

Come to an information session about our program.



Career Coach buttonSuccessful completion of our 11-month program provides you with:

  • Proficiency in applying the principles of anatomy, physiology and microbiology
  • Knowledge and understanding of chemicals, solutions, common medications and terminology used in surgery
  • Practical experience in providing patient care and safety measures pertinent to the operating room
  • Understanding of communication and human relations, team building skills, professional and personal ethics and required procedures within health care institutions
  • Understanding and proficiency of the techniques and procedures of surgical asepsis, operating room equipment and surgical instrumentation in each of the body systems
  • Awareness of the importance of compliance with the standards and recommended practices/procedures of the Association of Surgical Technologists (AST) and the Association of Operating Room Nurses (AORN)

The top pay scale for surgical technologists is around $18 to $20 per hour; in the Fort Worth area, starting pay per hour averages from $14 to $17.

Surgical technology job opportunities are available in:

  • Surgery rooms
  • Labor and delivery
  • Central services
  • Day surgeries
  • Medical equipment companies
  • Private physicians



Interested in a career in surgical technology?

Come to an information session about our program.

  • Date: Monday, November 16, 2015
  • Time: 5–6 p.m.
  • Place: Trinity River Campus East (Map)
  • Room: TRHA 1050

Please let us know you're coming!

Reservation Required

Email and include:

  • Program info session you want to attend
  • Your name
  • Your email address
  • Your student ID

Schedule of all info sessions for our Health Professions Programs (PDF will open in a new window)





Healthcare Professions Division



Updated September 22, 2015


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