Certified Surgical Technologist First Assist - Ope

at MaineHealth in Norway, Maine, United States

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Position Summary

The Certified Surgical Technologist-First Assist will assist in surgical operations under the direction of the surgeon and Operating Room (OR) RN, in accordance with all federal and state regulations and Hospital policies

Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)

Education: Graduate of accredited schools of surgical technology and surgical assisting.

License/Certifications: Certification by the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting required. Current BCLS certification.

Experience: Two years of assisting experience preferred, with documentation of training/expertise provided.

Adheres to applicable surgical policies and standards, and remains within the scope of certified surgical technologist fist assist practice guidelines

Demonstrates knowledge of the step-by-step process of specific surgical procedures and displays dexterity in the use of the required instrumentation, in both a sterile and non-sterile environment

Demonstrates an understanding of the principles of asepsis and infection prevention

Demonstrates an understanding of the anatomy, physiology, pharmacology, and operative techniques pertinent to the case being performed

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills necessary for interacting with members of the healthcare team

Ability to maintain professional manner even under stressful situations

MaineHealth values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Federal and state laws prohibit discrimination in employment because of race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.

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Job Posting: 751390

Posted On: May 14, 2022

Updated On: Jun 05, 2022