We Are Hiring
Surgical Tech First Assistant - Surgery 001 - Full-Time,Day -
Ascension Providence Hospital - BU 34014 - Southfield,MI
Why Join Ascension?
Ascension Michigan is a member of Ascension Health, the largest
not-for-profit Catholic Health system in the United States.
Our Mission, Vision and Values: Ascension Michigan, as a Catholic
health ministry, is committed to providing spiritually centered,
holistic care which sustains and improves the health of individuals
in the communities we serve, with special attention to the poor and
Our Values: We are called to: Service of the Poor, Reverence,
Integrity, Wisdom, Creativity and Dedication
Our Vision: Our passion for healing calls us to cultivate trust,
advocate wellness, and transform healthcare.
What You Will Do
As an associate with St. John Health-MI, you will have the
opportunity to provide direct assistance to surgeons during
- 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.
What You Will Need
- Required Credential(s):
- One or more of the following:
- Basic Life Support Provider certification from the American
Heart Association (AHA) required. American Red Cross (ARC) CPR for
Professional Rescuers card will be accepted upon hire but renewal
must be a BLS Provider card from AHA.
- Preferred Credential(s):
- Certified Surgical Technologist preferred. Certification from
an accredited Surgical First Assistant program.
- Associate Degree
- Associate's degree in Surgical Tech required
- or graduation from an accredited Surgical FA program required
and graduation from an accredited Surgical Tech program required,
or equivalent comparable experience in a hospital OR with at least
1 year of experience as a FA
- 1 year hospital OR experience required. 1 year of FA experience
Equal Employment Opportunity
Ascension Michigan is an equal opportunity and affirmative action
employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all
associates and applicants for employment without regard to race,
color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age,
disability, height, weight, genetic information, marital status,
amnesty, veteran status or any other legally protected status in
accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. The
information requested on this application will not be used for any
purpose prohibited by law. If you require assistance or an
accommodation to complete this application, please let us
For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the
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qualified applicants with a disability may participate in the
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