Surgical Tech First Assistant

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  • Kirksville Missouri Hospital Company LLC Kirksville Missouri Hospital Company LLC

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  • Full Time

Job Description

As a Certified Surgical Tech First Assist at Northeast Regional Medical Center you’ll play a vital role in doing what you do best- providing quality care to our patients. Our certified surgical first assists enjoy a robust benefits package including competitive compensation, health insurance, 401k, flexible scheduling, 100% licensure/certification reimbursement, Tuition Reimbursement, and up to $10K for student loan payments



  • High School Graduate or equivalent
  • Graduate of Surgical Technician School or 2 years experience as surgical scrub technician
  • Graduate of advanced surgical training as Surgical 1st Assist
  • First Assistant certification required
  • Current BLS required
  • 1 year experience as a Surgical First Assist preferred.
  • Interpersonal and communication skills necessary to address patients, families and hospital personnel
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced, ever changing environment
  • Ability to flex hours and shifts due to fluctuations in patient acuity and staff availability.

About the Job:

The Surgical Technician 1st Assistant as an assistant to the surgeon handles instruments, supplies and equipment necessary during the surgical procedure. The ST/FA, through active participation, assists in planning, implementing and ensuring quality patient care during the operative procedure.



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