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Certified Surgical Asst

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Job ID: 63705
Location: Hendersonville, NC
Facility/Division: Pardee UNC Health Care
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day Job

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Job Description

Description

Become part of an inclusive organization with over 40,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of the unique communities we serve.

Summary:
The Surgical Assistant performs intraoperative technical duties under the direction and supervision of a surgeon, delivering preoperative and postoperative services to facilitate proper patient care. The Surgical Assistant also provides aid in exposure, hemostasis, and closure, allowing the surgeon to carry out operations with optimal results.

Responsibilities:
• Administers surgical patient care under the direction of a physician.
• Performs intraoperative technical duties under the direction and supervision of a surgeon. Provides aid in exposure and hemostasis. Utilizes appropriate techniques to assist with closure of body planes as well as skin closure. Carries out positioning of the patient as directed by the surgeon.
• Stages and uses equipment, supplies and instrumentation in the surgical setting. Inspects all packaging for sterility. References preference cards to ensure proper supplies and instruments are available based on scheduled procedure.
• Identifies and pursues expected patient outcomes in collaboration with the interdisciplinary care team.

Required:
• Current Certified First Assistant (CSFA) with the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA)
• Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Provider certification required by first date of clinical care
PREFERRED
• Two (2) years of perioperative experience working in an clinical role
• Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification


Job Details

Legal Employer: Pardee - HCHC

Entity: Pardee UNC Health Care

Organization Unit: O R

Work Type: Full Time

Standard Hours Per Week: 40.00

Work Schedule: Day Job

Location of Job: PARDEEHOSP

Exempt From Overtime: Exempt: No


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