Category: Surgical Technology

New Year Open House | January 8, 2022

Start the new year off right with a new career! Pittsburgh Career Institute invites you to our New Year Open House. This is a good opportunity to explore the programs PCI has to offer and ask any questions you might have. Whether you choose to pursue Dental Assistant, Veterinary Technology, or anything in between, you could start a…

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November’s Employee of the Month

Nov 30 2021

The Pittsburgh Career Institute’s Employee of the Month for November was awarded to Katie Hartman. Congratulations to Ms. Hartman! PCI thanks you for all of your work and dedication. Ms. Hartman is the Surgical Technology Program Director at the Pittsburgh Career Institute. Being a Surg. Tech. for 18 years, she always knew she wanted to work…

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Robert Larkin, Surgical Technology Instructor

Nov 11 2021

Robert Larkin is one of our newer Surgical Technology Instructors at the Pittsburgh Career Institute. From growing up in California to joining the United States Army, he has an interesting story to tell about his journey to PCI that started in high school. “My interest in the medical field began during high school. We had…

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Meet The Staff: Charlotte Kwiatkowski, Surgical Technology Program Director

Pittsburgh Career Institute is pleased to welcome an experienced director for our Surgical Technology program, Mrs. Charlotte Kwiatkowski! She joined the school in September of 2018, making her one of the newest members of the PCI family. She may be relatively new at the school, but Mrs. Kwiatkowski brings a wealth of experience and knowledge…

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What is a Surgical Technologist?

Aug 24 2018

Surgical technologists are allied health professionals that work on surgical care teams. They are sometimes also known as surgical technicians, scrubs, scrub techs, surg techs, or operating room technicians. The titles and roles may vary based on state licensure laws and educational requirements, but most surgical technologists work in surgical rooms under the supervision of…

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5 Signs You Might Love Surgical Technology

Apr 25 2017

We understand the pressure of finding the “perfect career”; an occupation in which you thrive, and somewhere that you look forward to going to each day. Some might say that you can’t love what you do, but we beg to differ. Here are 5 signs that you might be the perfect fit for surgical technology….

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Why a Surgical Technology Degree could Change Your Life

Can’t stand sitting at a desk all day? Day in, day out routines become a bore all too easily? A career in surgical technology may be right for you. As a Surgical Tech, your role on the job is as unpredictable as the weather, as you work to keep everything in the operating room running…

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