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First Assistant Surgical

Job Reference: JIH02700321
Date Posted: 13 February 2019
Employer: Ascension
Location: Indianapolis, Indiana
Sector: Wider Healthcare Team
Contract Type: Full-Time
Closing Date: 04 March 2019

Job Description

We Are Hiring

First Asst-Surgical - Surgery IP 001 - Full-Time Days - Indianapolis-8111 Township Lin - Indianapolis, IN

Variable hours between 6am and 5:30pm. Can select 8 or 10 hour shifts. Position includes being in an EVE/NIGHT Shift On-Call rotation as a Scrub tech.

Why Join Ascension?

St. Vincent, part of Ascension, is a nonprofit, faith-based health system that is guided by our mission to provide compassionate, personalized care, especially for those who are vulnerable. St. Vincent is one of Indiana's largest employers with 22 ministries serving 57 counties in central and southern Indiana. Our 134-year-old health system includes a wide range of services including cardiovascular care, women's and children's health, neurosciences, cancer care, orthopedics, bariatrics, primary care, emergency medicine, imaging, general surgery and long-term acute care.




What You Will Do

As a First Assistant Surgery Technician with St. Vincent Health-IN, you will have the opportunity to provides direct assistance to surgeons during surgical procedures.

Responsibilities:

  • Positions patient to give best exposure for surgical procedure, using stabilizing equipment when necessary, while maximizing patient comfort and safety.
  • Provides visualization of the operative site using appropriate method, including manipulation of tissue and materials, retraction, sponging, suctioning and irrigation.
  • Utilizes appropriate technique to achieve temporary and permanent hemostasis.
  • Assists with body plane closure, application of wound dressings and securing of drainage systems.
  • Assist in room clean up and the removal of the soiled case cart, supplies, and trash from OR room as needed at the completion of the surgical case.
  • Participates as a surgical team member in the preparation of the surgical suite according to surgeon's preference cards with appropriate instruments, resources and supplies.

What You Will Need

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):
    • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 1 Month (30 days) of hire date or job transfer date.
    • Surgical Assistant credentialed from the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.

Education:

  • High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Technical degree required.

Work Experience:

  • At least 1 year working in the role of first assist, preferably with robotic procedures.
  • Must be willing to work as a Scrub tech when not in robotic procedures.

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