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Surgical Assistant - Sign on Bonus Offered

We Are Hiring

Surgical Assistant I (Union)

Full-Time Days - Work Schedule: Hours ranging from 0500 to 2030.  Night, weekend and holiday call rotation

St. Francis - Milwaukee, WI

What You Will Do

Responsibilities:

  • Positions patient to give best exposure for surgical procedure, using stabilizing equipment when necessary, while maximizing patient comfort and safety.
  • Provides visualization of the operative site using appropriate method, including manipulation of tissue and materials, retraction, sponging, suctioning and irrigation.
  • Utilizes appropriate technique to achieve temporary and permanent hemostasis.
  • Assists with body plane closure, application of wound dressings and securing of drainage systems.

What You Will Need

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:
  • Required Credential(s):
    • Certified BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. 
  • Preferred Credential(s):
    • Surgical Assistant credentialed from the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA). 
Education:
  • HS or Equivalent 
    • High School Diploma or equivalent required Graduate of an accredited Surgical Technologist program required Graduate of an accredited Surgical First Assistant certificate program preferred Five years of Surgical First Assistant/Tech experience accepted in lieu of education or Minimum of three years of experience.
Work Experience:
Job ID: 364298
Category: Surgical Services
Facility: WIMIL WFH St Francis Hospital
Ministry: Ascension Wisconsin, WI
Location: Milwaukee, WI

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