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Technologist-Surgical First Assistant - DC OR Operating Room BMH Desoto

Company: Baptist Memorial Health
Location: Southaven
Posted on: November 16, 2022

Job Description:

SummaryThe Surgical Technician First Assistant (SFA) will support the continuity of care for Perioperative patients. The scope of practice includes intraoperative surgical first assisting. The SFA will provide intraoperative surgical care under the direct supervision of the surgeon for all ages and/or provide direction to the perioperative team where needed. Performs other duties as assigned.ResponsibilitiesAssists in performance of procedures for the surgical patient in a manner consistent with established policies and procedures.To assist in providing intraoperative care.To safely and adequately provide and utilize equipment and supplies based on patient needs.To perform activities that demonstrate technical accountability.Participates in ongoing educational activities.To assist in providing preoperative care.Completes assigned goals.Requirements, Preferences and ExperienceEducationMinimum: Completion of a Surgical Technician First Assistant Program that includes didactic and supervised clinical practice based on AST/NIFA core curriculum for the surgical technician first assistant.ExperiencePreferred: 1 year of Surgical First Assistant experience in a hospital/surgical setting and documentation of proficiency as a surgical first assistant.Minimum: 2 years Surgical Tech experience and current STFA certificationLicensure, Registration, CertificationMinimum: BLS CERTIFICATION WITHIN 14 DAYS OF HIRE, Current certification as a surgical technician first assistant.About Baptist Memorial Health CareAt Baptist, we owe our success to our colleagues, who have both technical expertise and a compassionate attitude. Every day they carry out Christ's three-fold ministry-healing, preaching and teaching. And, we reward their efforts with compensation and benefits packages that are highly competitive in the Mid-South health care community. For two consecutive years, Baptist has won a Best in Benefits award for offering the best benefit plans compared with their peer groups. Winners are chosen based on plan designs, premiums and the results of a Benefits Benchmarking Survey.At Baptist, We Offer:Competitive salariesPaid vacation/time offContinuing education opportunitiesGenerous retirement planHealth insurance, including dental and visionSick leaveService awardsFree parkingShort-term disabilityLife insuranceHealth care and dependent care spending accountsEducation assistance/continuing educationEmployee referral programJob Summary:Position: 4118 - Technologist-Surgical First AssistantFacility: BMH-Desoto HospitalDepartment: DC OR Operating Room BMH DesotoCategory: Clinical Technician/TechnologistType: ClinicalWork Type: Full TimeWork Schedule: DaysLocation: US:MS:SouthavenLocated in the Memphis metro areaIND123

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