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2018-02-202018-03-22

Surgical Tech First Assistant - Surgery - Varied - Full Time

Froedtert South
  • Job Code
    2744
Jobid: 2744
Job Title: Surgical Tech First Assistant - Surgery - Varied - Full Time
Location: Pleasant Prairie, WI
Job type: Full-time
Category: Clinical Non-Nursing
Description:

Surgical Tech First Assistants provide aid in exposure, hemostasis, closure, and other intraoperative technical functions that help the surgeon carry out a safe operation with optimal results for the patient. Surgical Tech First Assistants work under the supervision of a surgeon and registered nurse to facilitate the safe and effective conduct of invasive surgical procedures, ensuring that the operating room environment is safe, that equipment functions properly, and that the operative procedure is conducted under conditions that maximize patient safety. Surgical Tech First Assistants possess expertise in the theory and application of sterile and aseptic technique and combine the knowledge of human anatomy, surgical procedures, and implementation tools and technologies to facilitate a physician's performance of invasive therapeutic procedures.

Education: Associate Degree in: Surgical Technologist
Experience Required: 1 - 3 years
-Has graduated from an accredited school in an Operating Room Technician (ORT) or Surgical Technologist (ST) program.
-Current BLS and/or CPR certification from the American Heart Association or American Red Cross or ability to obtain certification within 6 weeks of hire.
-Certification in the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA) or certification as Certified Surgical Assistant (CSA) by the National Surgical Assistant Association.
-In addition to graduation from accredited technical college or approved program for First Assisting, will also fulfill demonstrated First Assist competencies as defined by United Hospital System Surgical Services Department within 60 days of hire.
-If no formal First Assist education, previous work experience in a full service OR with validated competencies equivalent to two (2) full years of First Assisting will be considered. Upon hire, candidate must also demonstrate First Assist competencies as defined by United Hospital System Surgical Services Department within 60 days of hire.

Shift: Varied
FTE: 1.0
Hours Per 2 Week Pay Period: 80
Location: St. Catherine's Medical Center Campus

Froedtert South is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.



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