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Surgical Tech First Assist FT **$5,000.00**Bayfront Health Spring Hill

2021-02-24
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  • Bravera Health - Spring Hill Bravera Health - Spring Hill

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Job Description

The Surgical First Assistant assists surgeon, under his/her direct supervision, during the procedure with positioning of the patient, retraction, skin suturing, tying, hemostasis and other first assistant skills. Ensures that the surgical suite is prepared according to the surgeon’s preference cards with appropriate instruments, resources and supplies. Works collaboratively with other surgical team members to maintain/update physician preference cards. Anticipates and responds to surgeon’s needs in a timely manner. May perform sponge, sharps, and instrument count according to the hospital policy and procedure. Works collaboratively to support cost containment processes and initiatives. Will assist the surgical team to expedite room turnover efficiently and effectively.

About Bayfront Health Spring Hill

Bayfront Health Spring Hill is an Acute Stroke Ready Hospital and Joint Commission accredited acute care facility with 124 beds located in beautiful and charming Spring Hill Florida.  Celebrating over 25 years of care to the community, the care team is comprised of 400 associates, 100 volunteers, and over 200 highly-trained physicians providing care in 30 specialties. Bayfront Health Spring Hill features the only neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) in Hernando County.

Bayfront Spring Hill is located on Florida's Nature Coast, which offers beaches, fishing, boating, bird watching and hiking. Join us and see why we're excited to offer a friendly, family-like culture.

Job Summary: 

The Surgical First Assistant assists surgeon, under his/her direct supervision, during the procedure with positioning of the patient, retraction, skin suturing, tying, hemostasis and other first assistant skills.  Ensures that the surgical suite is prepared according to the surgeon’s preference cards with appropriate instruments, resources and supplies.  Works collaboratively with other surgical team members to maintain/update physician preference cards.  Anticipates and responds to surgeon’s needs in a timely manner.  May perform sponge, sharps, and instrument count according to the hospital policy and procedure.  Works collaboratively to support cost containment processes and initiatives.  Will assist the surgical team to expedite room turnover efficiently and effectively. 

Population served:
• Pediatric (1-12 years)
• Adolescent (13-17 years)
• Adult (18 years to 69 years)
• Geriatric (70 years and older)

 

Supervised by:  Director of Surgical Services

Education:   High School graduate, GED or 3 years relevant experience required.  Graduate from a Surgical Tech program required.

Experience:  One year experience in surgery or prior on the job scrub experience required.

 

Licenses/Certifications:  Surgical Tech Certification required; BLS and ACLS certification required.

 

 

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