There are a number of accredited surgical tech schools in Rhode Island accessible to residents interested in pursuing occupations in this challenging professional field.
Should the thought of working in a fast-paced, team-driven setting suits you, then a job in surgical technology may be just the thing you’re looking for!
To find a surgical technology school now accepting students in Rhode Island, we invite you to check out our quick search feature below!
Find out how you can become a surgical technician in Rhode Island!
Surgical Tech Schools in RI
The following table shows all surgical technician schools in Rhode Island that were accredited by the ABHES or CAAHEP at the start of 2015. Each program has satisfied the appropriate standards for quality in curriculum and facilities.
|Name of School||Address||Phone||Credential Offered||Accrediting Body|
|New England Institute of Technology||Surgical Technology Program|
One New England Tech Blvd.
East Greenwich , RI 02818
|(800) 736-7744 xt. 3485||Associate, Certificate||CAAHEP|
Surgical Tech Certification
Is Surgical Tech Certification Mandatory in Rhode Island?
At this moment, surgical technician certification is not required in Rhode Island.
Even though surgical tech certification is not at present mandatory in most states, the Association of Surgical Technologists is leading a movement to make it required for work. With this in the works, it is highly recommended that anyone thinking about becoming a surgical assistant should pursue certification with the NBSTSA.
Jobs & Salary
The tables listed here show the projected employment and wages numbers for Rhode Island according to the latest report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
|2014 Surgical Tech Annual Salary||Low||Median||High|
|Surgical Tech Employment||2012||2022||RI Pct. Change||U.S. Pct. Change|
The following surgical tech programs close to you are right now taking applications from new applicants.