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Surgical Tech First Assistant

Company: Beaumont Health
Location: Royal Oak
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Job Description:

Be Extraordinary, Join Our Team!GENERAL SUMMARY:The certified surgical assistant is an individual, other than a physician, who assists the surgeon in the performance of approved surgical procedures, and who works under the direct supervision of and by the request of the operating surgeon. The assistant does not concurrently serve as the scrub personnel for the surgical procedure.ESSENTIAL DUTIES: Function as a first assistant or as an additional assistant to the surgeon. NOTE: Assistance is limited to the scope of the supervising physician's privileges and may include visualization of the operative site, hemostasis, and suturing.Assists in moving, positioning, and prepping the patient for surgery.Under the direction of the OR Nurse Manager, will function as a Surgical Tech on a wide variety of surgical cases.Delivery excellent customer service by exhibiting the customer service behaviors in the performance of every aspect of the job.This document represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions. It should be understood, therefore, that incumbents may be asked to perform job-related duties beyond those explicitly described.STANDARD QUALIFICATIONS:To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.Education / Training: High school diploma required. Possess Surgical Technologist Certification (CST) as offered by the Association of Surgical Technologists. Completion of an accredited Surgical Tech First Assistant Program and shall achieve Surgical Tech First Assistant Certification (CSTFA) within two years of completing first assistant course. Work Experience: Two years surgical assisting experience preferred Certification, Licensure, Registration: BLS certification requiredOther Qualifications: Specialized knowledge of surgical conditions, clinical signs and symptoms and alternative forms of treatment in various age populationsWORKING CONDITIONS: Physical Effort: The employee must be able to tolerate standing for long periods of time and must demonstrate ability to work with moderate to heavy lifting at times. Work Environment: This position requires a highly skilled technical individual that can work in a high paced, high stress environment which deals with direct patient care under possible life-threatening situations.

Keywords: Beaumont Health, Royal Oak , Surgical Tech First Assistant, Healthcare , Royal Oak, Michigan

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