The Surgical Assistant assists with the total care given by the interdisciplinary team members to the surgical patient. The Surgical Assistant performs duties of the Surgical Services Technician under the direction of the Registered Nurse. In addition, the Surgical Assistant performs specific duties under the direction of the surgeon.
Completed formal Surgical Technician program with certification or equivalent training. Basic Life Support (BLS). National certificiation as a Surgical/First Assist. 2 years experience as a surgical technician. Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action. Excellent verbal, written, and intrapersonal communication skills.
Preferred: Bachelor's degree.
Posting ID: 552625806Posted: 2020-05-27