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CV Technologist First Assist - Heart Team in Kenosha at Froedtert South

Date Posted: 11/15/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Kenosha
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    11/15/2018

Job Description

A CV Tech First Assist is a Certified Surgical Technologist or Certified Surgical Assistant with a specialty in cardiovascular surgery. CV Tech First Assists 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. CV Tech First Assists 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: 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 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 United Hospital System Surgical Services Department within 60 days of hire.

Shift: Varied
Hours: 80
FTE: 1.0
Location: Kenosha Medical Center and St. Catherine's Medical Center

 
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 Kenosha Medical Center Campus and the St. Catherine’s Medical Center Campus 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.