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Certified Surgical First Assistant

Company: USPI
Location: Franklin
Posted on: June 1, 2024

Job Description:

PRN: Certified Surgical First Assistant
Sign on Bonus Available!
Franklin Surgery Center performs a broad range of outpatient surgical procedures. Our mission is to care for every patient and their family as if they were our own. Each patient, each family, each and every time. - We are searching for an experienced Certified Surgical First Assist.
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Position Overview:
A surgical first assistant plays a vital role in a successful surgical procedure. They are primarily in charge of assisting surgeons, such as by arranging and handing over tools, holding open incisions, and dressing surgical wounds.
Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Cauterizing wounds and vessels
  • Packing sponges in body
  • Positioning patient to maintain circulation and access for surgeon
  • Placing clamps and sutures
  • Closing skin with adhesives, sutures or staples etc.
  • Applying direct pressure on veins and tissue
  • Performing or aiding in patient suction, drainage and irrigation
  • Hemostasis: The stopping of excess bleeding and blood flow
  • Immobilizing patients on the operating table
  • Possess a working knowledge of operating room procedures with respect to attire, infection control, sterile technique, maintaining integrity of the sterile field and draping the surgical patient within the surgeon's guidelines.
  • Provide operating room support to physicians and surgeons, including assisting surgeons during procedures and passing require instruments during surgery.
  • Comply with all HIPAA rules and regulations.
  • Communicates effectively and courteously with visitors, physicians, and their office staff, patients, and employees. Maintains patient, physician, and employee privacy and confidentiality per policy.
  • Complies with Policies & Procedures and adheres to safety guidelines to ensure a safe work and patient care environment.
  • Serves as a resource to other members of the health care team.

    Who We Are
    At USPI, we create relationships that create better care. We partner with physicians and health care systems to provide first class ambulatory solutions throughout the United States. We are committed to providing surgical services in the most efficient and clinically excellent manner.
    USPI is committed to, and proud of our inclusive culture. An inclusive culture, in our view, is respectful of differences and nurtures and supports the contributions of each individual, while also embracing and leveraging diversity. A diverse workforce, combined with an inclusive culture, makes USPI stronger and better able to meet the needs of our diverse patient and physician population.
    For more information about USPI, check out our website, Facebook, Twitter, or LinkedIn.
    #USP-123
    -#LI-SB1
    Required Skills:

    • High School Diploma/GED
    • Completion of a Surgical Technician Program.
    • NBSTSA Surgical First Assistant Certification required.
    • Two years of Certified Surgical First Assistant experience in multiple specialties or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required.
    • Orthopedic experience required. -
    • Able to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations. Other skills and abilities: General familiarity with medical terminology as it pertains to anatomy and surgical procedures in an operating room.
    • Willing to train new grads.

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      USPI complies with federal, state, and/or local laws regarding mandatory vaccination of its workforce. If you are offered this position and must be vaccinated under any applicable law, you will be required to show proof of full vaccination or obtain an approval of a religious or medical exemption prior to your start date. If you receive an exemption from the vaccination requirement, you will be required to submit to regular testing in accordance with the law.Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicant's or employee'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.

Keywords: USPI, Franklin , Certified Surgical First Assistant, Healthcare , Franklin, Tennessee

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