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Surgical Technician First Assistant Intern at Froedtert South

Surgical Technician First Assistant Intern

Froedtert South Pleasant Prairie, WI Full-Time/Part-Time
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MISSION

  • Froedtert South is committed to living out the healing ministries of the Judeo-Christian faiths by providing exceptional and compassionate healthcare service that promotes the dignity and well being of the people we serve.

POSITION PURPOSE

  • Surgical First Assistant Intern works under the supervision of the surgeons and Certified First Assistants, and registered nurses 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 First Assistant Interns 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.

SITE(S)

  • Froedtert Pleasant Prairie Hospital

MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED

  • Associate Degree in: Certified Surgical Technologist

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

  • Has graduated from an accredited school in an Operating Room Technician (ORT) or Surgical Technologist (ST) program.
  • Enrolled in an accredited First Assistant Program which has been signed by a minimum of 5 preceptor.  Two must be Surgeon Preceptors and remaining must be  Certified First Assistants with minimum of 3 years of experience. 

LICENSES / CERTIFICATIONS REQUIRED

  • 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 the ability to obtain certification within 6 weeks of hire.
  • Certification in The National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA).

SUPERVISES

  • N/A

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES REQUIRED

  • Ability to read, write, speak, hear and comprehend the English language.

PRINCIPLE ACCOUNTABILITIES AND ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Performs all of the technical and physical functions and skills related to the job performance of an Operating Room Surgical First Assistant Intern.
  • Multifaceted communicator under a variety of emotional situations.
  • Cleaning and restocking sterile core areas and Operating Rooms.

Froedtert South is a comprehensive regional healthcare system that has served southeastern Wisconsin and northern Illinois communities for more than 100 years. Froedtert South provides services primarily through the Froedtert Kenosha Hospital and the Froedtert Pleasant Prairie Hospital and several other clinic locations.

Froedtert South is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Froedtert South does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment decisions are made on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.
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