We Are Hiring
First Asst-Surgical - Labor and Delivery - Full-Time,Night - St
Thomas Midtown Hospital - Nashville,TN
Why Join Ascension?
Saint Thomas Health, part of Ascension, is a family of Middle
Tennessee hospitals and physician practices united by a single
mission: to provide spiritually centered, holistic care that
sustains and improves the health of the communities we serve. Saint
Thomas Health is the leading faith-based healthcare system in
What You Will Do
As an Associate with Saint Thomas Health Svcs-TN, you will have
the opportunity to
Provides direct assistance to surgeons during surgical procedures.
- 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
- 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
- Required Credential(s):
- BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association
(AHA) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.
- Certified First Surgical Assistant obtained within 6 Months
(180 days) of hire date or job transfer date.
- High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or
Associate's degree, or Technical degree required
Equal Employment Opportunity
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federal and state laws prohibiting discrimination in hiring or
employment practices on the basis of citizenship, race, color,
religion, gender, age, national and ethnic origin, disability, or
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to determine qualifications and suitability for employment. This
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