Mount Carmel Health System

About Mount Carmel Health System

 

Job Category:

Healthcare

Country:

US

Postal Code:

43081

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Position Type:

Full Time

Surgical Technician First Assistant - Inpatient Surgery - Mount Carmel St. Ann's

Mount Carmel Health System - Westerville, Ohio

Posted: 11/11/2018

Department:

OH110_26000_000 Inpatient Surgery/OR Mcsa

Expected Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Rotating Shift

Position Purpose:

At Mount Carmel, we work to continuously inspire one another. Here, all are welcome. It is this culture of humility and compassion that sets Mount Carmel apart. We see the big picture and do the right thing. That means a dedication to the well-being our both our colleagues and the patients they serve.

Job Description Details:

Our Surgical Technician colleagues support our mission in a variety of ways. Their compassion and commitment to collaborative excellence positively impacts our patients and the communities we serve.  This is what truly sets Mount Carmel apart.  In return, Mount Carmel provides excellent learning and growth opportunities, excellent benefits and opportunities to succeed.

The Surgical Technician First Assistant, under the direction of a Registered Nurse, will provide patient care, in an atmosphere sensitive to each person’s physical, emotional, social, and spiritual needs. Functions within the standards, policies, procedures, and guidelines of the Organization.   Under RN’s direction, sets up and maintains the surgical field and assists the surgeon during operative procedures.

Responsibilities  

  • Assists in meeting goals and initiatives for surgery department; such as, but not limited to room turnover and first-case on-time starts.
  • Assists in training/orientation of associates as directed by the Clinical Educator.
  • Safe Practice:  Maintains a safe environment for the patient.
  • Maintains sterile techniques.

Requirements/Qualifications

Education:

  • High school graduate or equivalent

  • Graduate of a Certified First Assistant (CFA) program through the Accreditation Review Committee on Education in Surgical Technology (ARC-ST) OR the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) preferred.

Licensure / Certification:

  • Certified Surgical Technologist (CST)
  • Certified First Assistant (CFA) certification by the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA) OR National Surgical Assistant Association or American Board of Surgical Assistants

Discovering opportunities, support and excellence – all while making a real difference in patients’ lives – begins at Mount Carmel. Find a new beginning and advance your career with us.

Mount Carmel and all its affiliates are proud to be equal opportunity employers. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, religion, or physical ability.

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