The Surgical First Assistant, under the direction and supervision of the surgeon, provides aid in exposure, hemostasis, closure and other intraoperative technical functions. The Surgical First Assistant may also perform preoperative and postoperative duties to facilitate patient care.
Responsible for ensuring appropriate equipment is available
Reviewing permit to confirm procedure
Assist in moving and positioning patient
Providing assistance throughout the procedure in a variety of surgical techniques.
Required: Graduate of a CAAHEP accredited program. Preferred: Associates degree
Required: 3 years scrub and/or assisting experience. Preferred: 5 years as surgical technician
Required: BLS. Surgical Technology Certification. Surgical First Assistant certification.
Primary Location: Memphis, Tennessee
Facility: Saint Francis Hospital - Memphis
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Internal Number: 1905023293
About Saint Francis Hospital - Memphis
“Tenet Healthcare Corporation is a diversified healthcare services company with 115,000 employees united around a common mission: to help people live happier, healthier lives. Through its subsidiaries, partnerships and joint ventures, including United Surgical Partners International, the Company operates general acute care and specialty hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care centers and other outpatient facilities. Tenet's Conifer Health Solutions subsidiary provides technology-enabled performance improvement and health management solutions to hospitals, health systems, integrated delivery networks, physician groups, self-insured organizations and health plans.