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First Surgical Assistant - Sign on Bonus Offered

What You Will Do

First Surgical Assistant - Sign on Bonus Offered

Full-Time Rotating - 40 hours per week (Five 8 hour shifts) PM Flex Shift Offered

Ascension Columbia St. Mary's Milwaukee - Milwaukee,WI

 

Responsibilities:

  • Positions patient to give best exposure for surgical procedure, using stabilizing equipment when necessary, while maximizing patient comfort and safety.
  • Provides direct assistance to surgeons during surgical procedures.
  • 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.
  • Assist in room clean up and the removal of the soiled case cart, supplies, and trash from OR room as needed at the completion of the surgical case.
  • Participates as a surgical team member in the preparation of the surgical suite according to surgeon's preference cards with appropriate instruments, resources and supplies.

What You Will Need

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):
    • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 2 Months (60 days) of hire date or job transfer date. 
  • Preferred Credential(s):
    • Surgical Assistant credentialed from the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA). 

Education:

  • Diploma 
    • High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Technical degree required
Job ID: 393805
Category: Surgical Services
Ministry: Ascension Wisconsin, WI
Location: Milwaukee, WI

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