Surgical Assistant

Premier Health Partners Dayton , OH 45401

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Job Title: Certified Surgical AssistantUnit: Operating RoomShift: 1stFacility: Miami Valley Hospital-NorthEssential Duties & Functions: * Demonstrates comprehensive knowledge of surgical procedures, instrumentation and wound/incision exposure. * Demonstrates comprehensive knowledge of sterile technique, "scrubbing" and sterilization practices. * Demonstrates comprehensive knowledge of equipment used in the operating room. * Demonstrates comprehensive knowledge of medications used during a surgical procedure. * Demonstrates comprehensive knowledge of the handling of specimens. * Demonstrates comprehensive knowledge of patient care in the operating room (prepping, draping, positioning, moving etc.)* Demonstrates comprehensive knowledge of cleaning in surgery (instrumentation, OR rooms etc)Assist the surgery team with room turn over and preparation of proceduresEducationMinimum Level of Education Required:Diploma ProgramAdditional requirements:*
  • Type of degree: N/A* Area of study or major: Surgical Assistant * Preferred educational qualifications: Diploma; Associates Degree in the field of Surgical Technology; Military Training; 5 or more years of experience without a degree. * Position specific testing requirement: N/ALicensure/Certification/Registration * Current CPR is required. * One of the following is required: * Must be Certified as a Surgical Assistant from the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) or American Board of Surgical Assistants (ABSA). * Certification as a Surgical Technologist under the Liaison Council on Certification * Certification under the National Center for Competency * Certification as a surgical assistant through the National Commission for the certification of Surgical Assistants (NCSSA)ExperienceMinimum Level of Experience Required: No prior job-related work experiencePrior job title or occupational experience: N/APrior specific functional responsibilities: N/APreferred experience: 2 Years as a surgical tech; 2 years as an SAOther experience requirements: N/AKnowledge/Skills * Must be able to multitask with interruptions while maintaining a professional demeanor * Basic computer knowledge * Strong organizational skills * Effective interpersonal and communication skills
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