Jul 22, 2021

SURG TECH FIRST ASSISTANT

  • BayCare Health System
  • St. Petersburg, FL, USA

Job Description

SURG TECH FIRST ASSISTANT(

Job Number:

214886)

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, completion of a BayCare approved Surgical Technician First Assistant program and 3 years Surgical Technician experience; OR High School Diploma, Surgical Technician First Assistant Certification and 1 year Surgical Technician First Assistant 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.

30 minute call response is required.

Qualifications

Certifications and Licensures
RequiredBLS (Basic Life Support)
PreferredReference summary for details

Education
RequiredHigh School or Equivalent
RequiredTechnicalReference summary for details

Experience
Required3 yearsReference summary for details
Preferred1 yearReference summary for details

Specific Skills
RequiredDelegation skills
RequiredInterpersonal skills
RequiredWritten and verbal communication skills
RequiredCustomer service skills
RequiredKnowledge of regulatory standards appropriate to position
RequiredMedical terminology use and understanding
RequiredPreceptor skills
RequiredOrganizational skills
RequiredWork with a team
RequiredComputer skills appropriate to position
RequiredCritical thinking skills
RequiredWork independently

Organization

: 1105-ST ANTHONY'S HOSPITAL

Primary Location

: FL-St. Petersburg-St. Anthony’s Hospital
Schedule: Varies

Shift

: Days
Shift Hours: 6:30AM - 5:00PM
Weekend Work: Occasional
On Call: Yes
Employment Status: ACTIVE FULL TIME