SURGICAL TECH FIRST ASSISTANT - 32 Flex HR Days
Requisition #: 192789
Title: Surgical Tech First Assist
Posting Date: 04/18/2019
Shift: 32HR Flex Days - mixed shifts 645-1515 or 845-1715 (FA call does rotations on call weekends and holidays)
Location: UMass Memorial-Marlborough Hospital
UMass Memorial-Marlborough Hospital strives to be the community hospital of choice for patients and the workplace of choice for health care professionals and physicians. We serve as a role model in the community by promoting healthy lifestyle habits such as a tobacco and smoke free campus.
Summary: To provide primary Assistance to the Surgeon during a surgical procedure. The role of a Surgical First Assistant requires active participation during the procedure, providing exposure, hemostasis, tying or sewing, tissue handling plus other functions as assigned or determined by the primary surgeon responsible for the patient and procedure; other duties as assigned or directed by the within the scope of Surgical First Assistant practice. Will function as a scrub tech as needed to accommodate the needs of the department
Qualifications: American Board of Surgical Assistant Certification. Documentation of ongoing clinical competencies and continuing education; Must be a licensed First Assist (FA) from an accredited school, BLS and ACLS competent. High School graduate or equivalent. Graduate of an accredited Surgical Assistant Program; successful completion of appropriate pretest/exams, classroom orientation and clinical orientation is required. Well organized and possess high degree of Manual Dexterity. 3 years’ experience in a hospital-based surgical service. Excellent interpersonal, organizational, customer service and communication skills required OR equivalent combination of the above
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