Surgical Technology Program

Surgical technician keeping track of items like sponges and needles, operate lights

Work closely with surgeons, anesthesiologists, registered nurses, and surgical personnel.

Introduction:

Surgical technologists are responsible for preparing the operating room, selecting and opening sterile instruments. Training includes assembling, adjusting, and checking non-sterile equipment. Completion of the surgical technologist program is approximately one year.

Career Opportunities:

  • Surgical Technologist

Employment Outlook:

Employment of surgical technologists is projected to grow 12% from 2016 to 2026.

Salary:

The average wage for this career in Florida is $20.82 hourly or $43,300 annually.

Completion Requirements:

The entire program is 1330 hours. Students can earn a certificate at the completion of the following Occupational Completion Points (OCPs):

OCPCOURSEHOURS
OCP ABasic Healthcare Worker
90 Hours
OCP BCentral Supply Technician
210 Hours
OCP CSurgical Technologist 1
Surgical Technologist 2
Surgical Technologist 3
343 Hours
343 Hours
344 Hours
Total Hours: 1330

Location & Course’s Schedule:

Surgical Technology is available at the following school (s):

LOCATIONCOURSE'S SCHEDULE
Lindsey Hopkins Technical CollegeMonday - Thursday from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Contact Information at the Location:

Additional information can be provided by student services:

LOCATIONCOUNSELOR / REGISTRAR PHONE NUMBER
Lindsey Hopkins Technical College
(305) 324-6070
Patricia Estiverne
Sandra Hawkins
Jacques Lucien
Rose Jasmin
Ext. 7089
Ext. 7129
Ext. 7039

 

Source

Healthcare Occupations