Apr 10, 2021

Surgical Tech First Assistant - Cardiovascular Surgery

  • BayCare Health System
  • Clearwater, FL, USA

Job Description

Surgical Tech First Assistant - Cardiovascular Surgery(Job Number: 204590) Description   As defined by the American College of Surgeons, the Surgical Technician First Assistant provides aide in exposure, hemostosis, and other technical functions, that will help the surgeon carry out a safe operation with optimal results for the patient. Prior to 1/12/20, required Education and Experience included any Surg Tech Technical training with 3 years First Assist experience; OR completion of an Accredited First Assist Program and 1 year First Assist experience as approved by Director. As of 1/12/20, required Education and Experience includes High School diploma and completion of a BayCare approved accredited Surgical Technician First Assistant program and 3 years Surgical Technician experience. Preference will be given to candidates with Surgical Technician First Assistant certification and 1 year Surgical Technician First Assistant experience. Competency:Must complete assigned competencies and obtain physician sign off for 6 trocar placements with at least two different surgeons and 6 local injections with at least two different surgeons within 90 days. Qualifications   Certifications and Licensures Preferred Reference summary for details Education Required High School or Equivalent Required Technical Reference summary for details Experience Required 3 years Reference summary for details Preferred 1 year Reference summary for details Specific Skills Required Delegation skills Required Interpersonal skills Required Written and verbal communication skills Required Customer service skills Required Knowledge of regulatory standards appropriate to position Required Medical terminology use and understanding Required Preceptor skills Required Organizational skills Required Work with a team Required Computer skills appropriate to position Required Critical thinking skills Required Work independently     Organization: 2100-MORTON PLANT HOSPITAL ASSOC Primary Location: FL-Clearwater-Morton Plant Hospital Schedule: Varies Shift: Days Shift Hours: 6:30 AM - 3:00 PM Weekend Work: Occasional On Call: Yes Employment Status: ACTIVE FULL TIME Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans/Disabled