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Certified Surgical Tech - First Assist - Full time Days

Company: LifePoint Health
Location: Hickory
Posted on: November 14, 2022

Job Description:

Job SummaryThe Certified Surgical First Assistant-(CV) anticipates the needs of the surgical team. Provides assistance to the surgeon by aiding in exposure, hemostasis, closing the incision, and other technical functions that assist the surgeon to carry out a safe operation. The Certified Surgical First Assistant will assist all surgical specialty teams/ surgeons.COMPANY DESCRIPTIONDuke LifePoint Healthcare is a joint venture of Duke University Health System, one of the country's leading academic health systems, and LifePoint Health, a leading healthcare company dedicated to Making Communities Healthier. These two forces joined because of the shared interest in collaborating with hospitals, healthcare providers and patients to bring high quality, innovative healthcare services to communities. Duke LifePoint combines Duke's unparalleled expertise in clinical excellence and quality care with LifePoint's extensive resources and knowledge and experience operating community hospitals and healthcare organizations.Essential Functions * 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. * Ability to work flexible and long hours. Call required on weekdays, weekends and holidays. Knowledge of an ability to apply AORN recommended practices.Benefits - Wide range of benefits options! * Here at Frye, you choose your own Medical, Dental, and Vision plans from a variety of competitive options that give you the coverage that best fits your needs. * HSA * 401(K) retirement plan contributions * Generous Paid Time Off * Accident & Critical Illness Insurance * Prescription Assistance with OptumRx * Income protection programs for the entire family such as life insurance, Short/Long-term Disability, and Identity Theft. * Employee Assistance program at no cost to you to provide emotional, legal, financial, and daily life support for your entire household. Services are available 24 hrs. a day, 7 days a week. * Free travel and entertainment discount program to ensure you enjoy your time away from work. * Vitality Employee Wellness Plan allows you to take up to 30% off of your bi-weekly health insurance premiums. You also accrue points which allows you to buy merchandise or gift cards at no cost to you.Why join our team?Frye Regional Medical Center employs more than 1500 professional and clinical staff. Our medical center is a 355-bed acute care facility which offers a broad array of inpatient and outpatient care. Frye Regional Medical Center is dedicated to providing patients with a full range of services to meet the healthcare needs of our community. We believe our employees are our most valuable assets in accomplishing this goal and we have made great strides to ensure employee satisfaction. If you are passionate about changing lives, we are looking for you!_*Minimum Education*_Graduate of an approved program for surgical technicians or graduate of a military training program in surgical technology with a high school diploma or GED.*_Certifications_*Certification in BLS.Certified as a Certified Surgical Technician (CST)Graduate of a CAAHEP accredited Surgical First Assisting Program (SFA)Certified as a Certified Surgical First Assist (CSFA)**Job:** **Please select a valid job field* **Organization:** ** **Title:** *Certified Surgical Tech - First Assist - Full time Days* **Location:** *NC-Hickory* **Requisition ID:** *7469-7192*

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