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Surgical Technician First Assistant Certified - Birthing Inn at Froedtert South

Surgical Technician First Assistant Certified - Birthing Inn

Froedtert South Pleasant Prairie, WI Per Diem
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  • POSITION PURPOSE
    • 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.
  • MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED
    • Associate Degree in: Surgical Technologist
  • MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIRED
    • Has graduated from an accredited school in an Operating Room Technician (ORT) or Surgical Technologist (ST) program.
    • 1-3 years
  • 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) 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 Froedtert South 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 Froedtert South Surgical Services Department within 60 days of hire.
  • 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 a Surgical First Assistant and an Operating Room Surgical Technologist.
    • Multifaceted communicator under a variety of emotional situations.
    • Cleaning and restocking sterile core areas and Operating Rooms. b

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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