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Surgical Tech First Assist Intern - Surgery - Varied - Full-time - Pleasant Prairie, WI in Pleasant Prairie, WI at Froedtert South

Date Posted: 8/7/2018

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Job Description

Surgical Tech First Assistant Interns 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 Assistant Interns 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 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.



Education: Associate Degree in: Surgical Technologist 



Experience: 1-3 years

Has graduated from an accredited school in an Operating Room Technician (ORT) or Surgical Technologist (ST) program. 

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 enrollment in accredited technical college or approved program for First Assisting, will also fulfill demonstrated First Assist competencies as defined by Froedtert South's Surgical Services Department.



Shift: Varied

Hours: 80

FTE: 1.0

Location: 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. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.