Must have independent endoscopic vein harvesting skills.
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.
Required: Graduate of a CAAHEP accredited program.
Preferred: Associates degree
Required: 3 years scrub and/or assisting experience.
Preferred: 5 years as surgical technician
Required: BLS. Surgical Technology Certification. Surgical First Assistant certification
Primary Location: Hilton Head, South Carolina
Facility: Hilton Head Hospital
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s 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.
Internal Number: 2005043353
About Hilton Head Hospital
Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) is a diversified healthcare services company headquartered in Dallas with 112,000 employees. Through an expansive care network that includes United Surgical Partners International, we operate 65 hospitals and approximately 510 other healthcare facilities, including surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care and imaging centers and other care sites and clinics. We also operate Conifer Health Solutions, which provides revenue cycle management and value-based care services to hospitals, health systems, physician practices, employers and other clients. Across the Tenet enterprise, we are united by our mission to deliver quality, compassionate care in the communities we serve.