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Surgical First Assist Certified at CHI Saint Joseph London

Surgical First Assist Certified

CHI Saint Joseph London London, KY Full Time
Overview

CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S. & from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable and innovating how and where healing can happen both inside our hospitals and out in the community.


Responsibilities

The certified surgical assistant employed by the operating room will be assigned to first assist physicians in surgery performing specific tasks under the supervision of the physician.

ESSENTIAL KEY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

In addition to fulfilling the requirements of the job description for Surgical Technician job description, this position will include the following:

1. Assists with positioning the patient, provide application of surgical antiseptic solution and draping the patient in a standardized sterile fashion.

2. Under physician supervision, may be expected to open and close surgical sites, harvest grafts, assist with hemostasis, dissect and remove tissue, insert devices, alter tissue and other such procedures as requested.

3. Provide assistance in securing drainage systems to tissue and applying appropriate wound dressing.

4. Under professional supervision, may be expected to perform specific significant tasks, which includes applying and removing splints/casts, placing foley catheters, and administering local anesthesia.

Other tasks as assigned.


Qualifications

Required Education:

  • Graduate from an accredited surgical technology program

Required Licensure and Certifications:

  • Certified Surgical Technologist
  • Certification in Surgical Assisting
  • State Licensure
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification

Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • One year of surgical technician experience required.

PREFERRED Qualifications:

  • One year Surgical Assisting experience preferred.
 

Recommended Skills

  • Certified Surgical Technologist
  • Operating Theater
  • Basic Life Support
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