First Assist Surgical Tech FT Days at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 11/30/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Date Posted:
    11/30/2020
  • Job ID:
    20024504
  • Job Family
    Surgery
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Shawnee Mission

Job Description


Description
Location Address: 9100 W 74 Street, Shawnee Mission, KS 66204
 
Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Shawnee Mission
  • Providing faith-based, whole person care to Kansas City since 1962
  • Excellent health benefits, an onsite child care center and fitness facility  
  • Tuition reimbursement to support continuing education
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Largest health care provider in Johnson County with three campuses
  • On-site, covered, free parking
Work Hours/Shift:
Full Time, Days
 
You Will Be Responsible For:
  • Assist his/her assigned surgeon in the surgical procedure.
  • Know their scope of practice and follow it, along with any state/institutional laws or parameters at all times.
  • Assist the operating room staff with positioning, prepping and draping of the surgical patient to the surgeon’s preference.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of human anatomy as it relates to their assigned procedures and tasks.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the necessary instruments and supplies needed for the assigned surgical procedures.
Qualifications
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Graduate of an accredited school for Surgical Technology preferred
  • First Assistant Certification or Certified Surgical Assistant Certification
  • No Previous Experience Required
  • 1-2 years of position-related experience preferred
  • BLS obtained through the American Heart Association
  • ACLS obtained through the American Heart Association preferred
  • Knowledge/Skill in Vein Harvesting preferred
 
Job Summary:
The First Assistant Surgical Tech works under the direct supervision of the surgeon to facilitate the procedure and process of surgery.  First Assistant Surgical Techs are expected to prepare and position the patient for surgery, assist in visualization of the operating field, provide hemostasis, harvest surgical grafts, perform closure of incisions, and apply various wound dressings in accordance with the surgeon’s preference. S/he is responsible for working collaboratively with the entire surgical team to monitor sterile integrity of the surgical field, ensure all surgical counts are correct and relay necessary information to other members of the team to ensure appropriate patient care is delivered.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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