Certified Surgical First Assistant Surgery FT Days Valley Baptist Medical Center Harlingen TX
- Job ID 2005000784
- Date posted 01/17/2020
- Facility Valley Baptist Medical Center - Harlingen
The Surgical First Assistant, under the direction and supervision of the surgeon, provides aid in exposure, hemostasis, closure and other intraoperative technical functions.
The Surgical First Assistant may also perform preoperative and postoperative duties to facilitate patient care.
- Responsible for ensuring appropriate equipment is available
- Reviewing permit to confirm procedure
- Assist in moving and positioning patient
- Providing assistance throughout the procedure in a variety of surgical techniques.
Required: Graduate of a CAAHEP accredited program.
Preferred: Associates degree
Required: 3 years scrub and/or assisting experience.
Preferred: 5 years as surgical technician
Required: BLS required within 10 days of hire or transfer into unit. Surgical Technology Certification. Surgical First Assistant certification.
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