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Traveling Surgical Tech Jobs

A surgical tech is an important member of an operating room team that assists before, during and after a procedure. In general, they prep the needed equipment and assist surgeons, OR nurses, anesthesiologists and others in the operating room. If you are ready to take your surgical tech experience on the road and experience something new, check out the traveling surgical tech jobs available with Trustaff.

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Surgical Travel Tech Qualifications

Because of the physical and mental demands of being a surgical tech, having one to two years of experience under your belt before traveling is advisable. This way, you can grow your confidence and skill set before adjusting to new environments. Additionally, having an active license or appropriate accreditation in one of the 50 U.S. states is required for the job. If your current license is for your home state rather than your assignment state, Trustaff can reimburse you for the new license costs in that state.

Traveling jobs are rewarding, especially if you have a sense of adventure. If you love adapting to new surroundings and quickly learning new things, being a traveling surgical tech may be perfect for you.

Surgical Tech Job Description

A surgical tech job is vital to the procedural routine, helping the process run smoothly from start to finish. As a traveling surgical tech, you will help perform the following tasks at hospitals and operating rooms across the country:

  • Set up and sterilize operation instruments and equipment

  • Prep patients for their surgery and transfer them to their required operating rooms

  • Assist surgeons and other medical professionals in an operation by handing them the proper instruments

  • Dress incision sites and transfer patients safely back to their rooms

  • Sterilize and prep the used operating room for the next surgery

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Salary and Benefits

A travel surgical tech's salary can vary depending on experience and assignment location. Also, individuals in the surgical tech industry can enjoy a larger skill set and salary by staying up to date with the latest advances and certifications. Trustaff offers weekly direct deposit pay packages for travel surgical tech positions. We have some of the best-paying job selections in all 50 states — even granting our employees access to Trustaff-exclusive options.

Additionally, working through our surgical tech travel agency lets you enjoy benefits like:

  • Vision, medical and dental insurance for your whole family

  • 401k with employer match

  • Travel assistance and housing for each assignment

  • Referral bonuses for a friend or family member in the industry

  • Personal assistance throughout your assignment

  • 24/7/365 access to our support line

Why Become a Trustaff Traveler?

We want our employees to feel encouraged and connected, which is why we foster community among our team members, no matter where you are. Join our conversations on Facebook, Instagram, TikTok or X, formerly known as Twitter, to get to know travel nurses just like you. We also provide education opportunities to further your career knowledge, professional skillset and personal wellness. Check out our Ingenovis Health ACT program for additional resources.

Find the perfect travel job

Trustaff has thousands of healthcare jobs. Apply online today or contact us for more information.