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Surgical First Assistant / Surgery / Full Time / Days

Company: Lovelace Regional Hospital
Location: Roswell
Posted on: October 12, 2021

Job Description:

Surgical First Assistant, Surgery, Full-Time, Days, Roswell, NM We are hiring a Surgical First Assistant to join our Surgery Team in Roswell, NM. This full-time job is located at Lovelace Regional Hospital- Roswell, NM, which provides 24/7 emergency services, intensive care, inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation, surgical services and birthing services for Roswell and the surrounding community. Lovelace’s presence in Roswell also includes a primary and specialty care clinic to allow us to better serve the residents of southeast New Mexico. Surgical First Assistant Responsibilities: Provides aid in exposure, hemostasis, closure, and other intraoperative technical functions that help the surgeon be more efficient in the operating room with optimal results for the patient. In addition to intraoperative duties, the Surgical First Assistant also performs preoperative and postoperative duties to better facilitate efficiency in the operating room (pre-op set up and post-op breakdown of the operating room). Demonstrates expert knowledge of sterile technique, instrumentation, equipment, and sterile field setup, including sterilization methods and verification. The Surgical First Assistant performs these functions during the operation under the direction and supervision of the surgeon and in accordance with hospital policy and appropriate laws and regulations. Certification from a recognized First Assistant Program is required. Surgical First Assistant Education and Experience: Minimum: Completion of accredited Surgical Technology program and completion of a recognized Surgical First Assistant program Anatomy and Physiology, sterile technique, medical terminology; instrumentation and medical equipment knowledge Unit Specific Competencies; Sterilization techniques; Operating Room instruments and supplies; medical terminology; Excellent Critical thinking skills. Minimum: Two years OR Scrub Technician experience Minimum: Certified Surgical Technician, Certified Surgical First Assistant Certification (CSFA), BLS. Why Lovelace? Named to Becker's Hospital Review's list of 100 Hospitals with Great Neurosurgery and Spine Programs Truven Health Analytics named Lovelace Health System among the top 20 percent of health systems in the country, and is the only health system recognized for this honor in New Mexico Named one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare by Becker's Hospital Hospital Review Lovelace is a drug-free employer with smoke free campuses.

Keywords: Lovelace Regional Hospital, Roswell , Surgical First Assistant / Surgery / Full Time / Days, Other , Roswell, New Mexico

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