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Surgical First Assist CERTIFIED

Company: Catholic Health Initiatives
Location: Lexington
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

**Surgical First Assist Certified**CHI Saint Joseph Health SystemLexington-Fayette, Kentucky**Requisition ID** 2021-207405 **Employment Type** Per Diem **Department** General Surgery **Hours/Pay Period** 0 **Shift** Day **Standard Hours** Day Shift **Remote** No**Overview**CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S. & from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable and innovating how and where healing can happen both inside our hospitals and out in the community.**Responsibilities****Job Summary**The certified surgical assistant employed by the operating room will be assigned to first assist physicians in surgery performing specific tasks under the supervision of the physician.**Essential Functions**In addition to fulfilling the requirements of the job description for Surgical Technician job description, this position will include the following:1. Assists with positioning the patient, provide application of surgical antiseptic solution and draping the patient in a standardized sterile fashion.2. Under physician supervision, may be expected to open and close surgical sites, harvest grafts, assist with hemostasis, dissect and remove tissue, insert devices, alter tissue and other such procedures as requested.3. Provide assistance in securing drainage systems to tissue and applying appropriate wound dressing.4. Under professional supervision, may be expected to perform specific significant tasks, which includes applying and removing splints/casts, placing foley catheters, and administering local anesthesia.5. Other tasks as assigned.**Qualifications****Job Requirements / Qualifications**Education:A graduate of an accredited Operating Room Technician Program. A graduate of a Surgical First Assist Program.Certification:--- Certified Surgical Technologist required.--- Certification in Surgical Assisting required.--- CPR certification required.Experience (required and preferred):--- One year of surgical technician experience required.--- One year Surgical Assisting experience preferred.**Equal Opportunity**CommonSpirit Health--- is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed toa diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered foremployment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, genderidentity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status,ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protectedby law. For more information about your EEO rights as an applicant,pleaseclick here. (https://tbcdn.talentbrew.com/company/35300/img/v1\_0/EEOLawPoster.pdf)CommonSpirit Health--- will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).External hires must pass a post-offer, pre-employment background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with an arrest and/or conviction will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, ban the box laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by telephone at (415) 438-5575 and let us know the nature of your request. We will only respond to messages left that involve a request for a reasonable accommodation in the application process. We will accommodate the needs of any qualified candidate who requests a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).CommonSpirit Health--- participates in E-Verify.

Keywords: Catholic Health Initiatives, Lexington , Surgical First Assist CERTIFIED, Healthcare , Lexington, Kentucky

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