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SURGICAL FIRST ASSISTANT (Owensboro)

Company: Owensboro Health
Location: Owensboro
Posted on: April 5, 2021

Job Description:

Summary Job Summary Provides direct assistance to physician in procedural areas including invasive and non-invasive techniques. Job Responsibilities * Provides visualization of the operative site using appropriate method, including manipulation of tissue and materials, retraction, sponging, suctioning, and irrigation. * Utilizes appropriate technique to achieve temporary and permanent hemostasis. * Assists with body plane closure, application of wound dressings, and securing of drainage systems. * Assists with positioning of patient utilizing stabilizing equipment when necessary, while maximizing patient comfort and safety. * Performs job duties in accordance with guidelines and professional standards outlined by the state practice standards for the profession. Qualifications * High school diploma, General Equivalency Diploma (GED) or higher required upon hire * A minimum of 2 years' relevant experience required * CSA - Certified Surgical Assistant through the National Commission on Certification of Surgical Assistants (NCCSA) required upon hire OR * CSA - Certified Surgical Assistant through the the National Surgical Assistant Association (NSAA) required upon hire OR * CSFA - Certified Surgical First Assistant through the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA) required upon hire AND * BLS - Certified as a Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider required within 90 days of employment in this position Skills and Attributes * Requires critical thinking skills and decisive judgment. * Works under minimal supervision. * Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action. Physical Demands * Standing: Frequently * Walking: Frequently * Sitting: Occasionally * Lifting 0-25 lbs: Frequently * Lifting 25-75 lbs: Rarely * Lifting over 75 lbs: Rarely * Carrying 0-25 lbs: Frequently * Carrying 25-75 lbs: Rarely * Carrying over 75 lbs: Rarely * Pushing/Pulling 0-25 lbs: Frequently * Pushing/Pulling 25-75 lbs: Frequently * Pushing/Pulling over 75 lbs: Frequently * Climbing: Occasionally * Bending/Stooping: Frequently * Kneeling: Occasionally * Crouching/Crawling: Occasionally * Reaching: Frequently * Talking: Frequently * Hearing: Frequently * Repetitive Foot/Leg Movements: Rarely * Repetitive Hand/Arm Movements: Frequently * Keyboard Data Entry: Frequently * Running: Occasionally * Vision: Depth Perception: Frequently * Vision: Distinguish Color: Frequently * Vision: Seeing Far: Frequently * Vision: Seeing Near: Frequently Owensboro Health Core Commitments INTEGRITY - We conduct ourselves with a high level of responsibility, reliability and honesty because we take seriously the trust of our patients and coworkers. RESPECT - We value and accept the unique talents and contributions of every patient, customer and team member in the Owensboro Health community. TEAMWORK - We build a spirit of connectivity and fellowship by striving together to overcome obstacles, surpass goals, celebrate accomplishments and plan the future. INNOVATION - We foster original ideas and creative solutions that improve our daily work and promote the mission of Owensboro Health. SERVICE - We focus on service to patients, customers and team members by anticipating their needs, thoughtfully meeting those needs and continually improving the quality of everything we do. EXCELLENCE - We reach beyond basic expectations to expand our knowledge and awareness, produce exceptional work and provide outstanding service. Associated topics: general surgery, laparoscopic, robotics, surg, surgeon, surgery, surgery physician

Keywords: Owensboro Health, Owensboro , SURGICAL FIRST ASSISTANT (Owensboro), Healthcare , Owensboro, Kentucky

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