The Surgical First Assistant, under the direction and supervision of the surgeon, provides aid in exposure, hemostasis, closure and other intraoperative technical functions. The Surgical First Assistant may also perform preoperative and postoperative duties to facilitate patient care.
Responsible for ensuring appropriate equipment is available
Reviewing permit to confirm procedure
Assist in moving and positioning patient
Providing assistance throughout the procedure in a variety of surgical techniques.
Toperform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform eachessential duty satisfactorily. Therequirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/orabilities required. Reasonableaccommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to performthe essential functions.
MinimumEducation: Must have attended an accreditedcourse of study for first assistant and must possess state certification. Surgical assisting education program;foreign-medical school; or surgical technology education program withadditional training; or surgical technology education program followed by workexperience and separate surgical assisting education program is required.
MinimumExperience: Threeyears of current operating room, scrub, and/or assisting experience within thelast five years is required.
RequiredCertifications/Registrations/Licenses:Certified Surgical First Assistant (CSFA) conferred by the National Board forSurgical Technology and Surgical Assisting is required. Certified Surgical Technology recognized bythe Association of Surgical Technologist (A.S.T.) or the National Center forCompetency Testing (NCCT) is required. BLSrequired.
Job: Surgery Tech
Primary Location: Rock Hill, South Carolina
Facility: Piedmont Medical Center
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâs or employeeâs race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.