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Owensboro Health: Surgical First Assistant (Rockport)

Company: Owensboro Health
Location: Fulton
Posted on: May 6, 2021

Job Description:

Summary Job SummaryProvides direct assistance to physician in procedural areas including invasive and non-invasive techniques.Job ResponsibilitiesProvides 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.QualificationsHigh school diploma, General Equivalency Diploma (GED) or higher required upon hireA minimum of 2 years' relevant experience requiredCSA Certified Surgical Assistant through the National Commission on Certification of Surgical Assistants (NCCSA) required upon hire ORCSA Certified Surgical Assistant through the the National Surgical Assistant Association (NSAA) required upon hire ORCSFA Certified Surgical First Assistant through the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA) required upon hire ANDBLS Certified as a Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider required within 90 days of employment in this positionSkills and AttributesRequires critical thinking skills and decisive judgment.Works under minimal supervision.Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.Physical DemandsStanding: FrequentlyWalking: FrequentlySitting: OccasionallyLifting 0-25 lbs: FrequentlyLifting 25-75 lbs: RarelyLifting over 75 lbs: RarelyCarrying 0-25 lbs: FrequentlyCarrying 25-75 lbs: RarelyCarrying over 75 lbs: RarelyPushing/Pulling 0-25 lbs: FrequentlyPushing/Pulling 25-75 lbs: FrequentlyPushing/Pulling over 75 lbs: FrequentlyClimbing: OccasionallyBending/Stooping: FrequentlyKneeling: OccasionallyCrouching/Crawling: OccasionallyReaching: FrequentlyTalking: FrequentlyHearing: FrequentlyRepetitive Foot/Leg Movements: RarelyRepetitive Hand/Arm Movements: FrequentlyKeyboard Data Entry: FrequentlyRunning: OccasionallyVision: Depth Perception: FrequentlyVision: Distinguish Color: FrequentlyVision: Seeing Far: FrequentlyVision: Seeing Near: FrequentlyOwensboro Health Core CommitmentsINTEGRITY 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 physicianby Jobble

Keywords: Owensboro Health, Corpus Christi , Owensboro Health: Surgical First Assistant (Rockport), Healthcare , Fulton, Texas

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