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AdventHealth First Assist Surgical Tech in Shawnee, Kansas

Description

All the benefits and perks you need for you and your family:

  • Received Magnet® recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center in January 2019

  • Benefits from Day One

  • Paid Days Off from Day One

  • Student Loan Repayment Program

  • Employee Referral Program

  • Career Development

  • Whole Person Wellbeing Resources

  • Mental Health Resources and Support

  • Debt-free Education (Certifications and Degrees without out-of-pocket tuition expense)

  • Sign-on Bonus

Our promise to you:

Joining AdventHealth is about being part of something bigger. It’s about belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each person, and serves to uplift others in body, mind and spirit. AdventHealth is a place where you can thrive professionally, and grow spiritually, by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Where you will be valued for who you are and the unique experiences you bring to our purpose-minded team. All while understanding that together we are even better.

Schedule: Full Time

Shift : Days, Monday - Friday, 6:30 am - 3:00 pm

Location: 9100 W 74TH ST, Shawnee Mission, 66204

The community you’ll be caring for:

At AdventHealth Shawnee Mission, formerly Shawnee Mission Medical Center, you're more than just a number on a chart. You're a whole person, who functions best when physically, emotionally, and spiritually fit. Find whole-person care, dedicated teams and staff, and a wide variety of medical services, all at our hospital in Shawnee Mission, Kansas.

The role you’ll contribute:

The First Assistant Surgical Tech works under the direct supervision of the surgeon to facilitate the procedure and process of surgery. First Assistant Surgical Techs are expected to prepare and position the patient for surgery, assist in visualization of the operating field, provide hemostasis, harvest surgical grafts, perform closure of incisions, and apply various wound dressings in accordance with the surgeon’s preference. S/he is responsible for working collaboratively with the entire surgical team to monitor sterile integrity of the surgical field, ensure all surgical counts are correct and relay necessary information to other members of the team to ensure appropriate patient care is delivered.

The value you’ll bring to the team:

  • Assist his/her assigned surgeon in the surgical procedure.

  • Know their scope of practice and follow it, along with any state/institutional laws or parameters at all times.

  • Assist the operating room staff with positioning, prepping and draping of the surgical patient to the surgeon’s preference.

  • Demonstrate knowledge of human anatomy as it relates to their assigned procedures and tasks.

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the necessary instruments and supplies needed for the assigned surgical procedures.

Qualifications

The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed:

  • First Assistant Certification or Certified Surgical Assistant Certification

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent

  • BCLS obtained through the American Heart Association

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

Category: Surgery

Organization: AdventHealth Shawnee Mission

Schedule: 1 - Day

Shift: AdventHealth Shawnee Mission

Req ID: 22013588

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.