SURGICAL TECHNICIAN 1ST ASSISTANT

SURGICAL TECHNICIAN 1ST ASSISTANT job in Albuquerque, NM

Shift: Varied
Hours: Hours Vary
Schedule: Full Time

Surgical Scrub Tech, First Assist

1.0 Days - Must take call

Job#25897

You’re going to LOVE Lovelace!

About us:

Lovelace Westside Hospital is an innovative leader committed to customer service and quality healthcare.  For 30 years, Lovelace Westside Hospital has been committed to offering Rio Rancho and Westside residents the latest in cutting-edge technology and high-quality care. Our 24-hour emergency department offers patients the ability to see a provider in about 30 minutes or less. Come join our team!!!

Lovelace Westside Hospital is hiring a Surgical Scrub Tech, First Assist. 

  Provides aid in exposure, hemostasis, closure, and other intraoperative technical functions that help the surgeon carry out a safe operation with optimal results for the patient.

  In addition to intraoperative duties, the surgical assistant also performs preoperative and postoperative duties to better facilitate proper patient care.

  Demonstrates expert knowledge of sterile techniques, instrumentation, equipment, and sterile field setup including sterilization methods.

  The surgical 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.

Qualifications:

  Minimum:  Graduate of accredited Surgical Technology program or hospital-based program.

  Anatomy and Physiology, sterile technique, medical terminology; instrumentation and medical equipment knowledge

  Clinical Competencies; Sterilization techniques; Operating Room instruments and supplies; medical terminology; Excellent Critical thinking skills.

  Minimum: Two years OR experience

  Minimum:  Certified Surgical Assist Certification (CSFA), BLS, ACLS required.

Why Lovelace Westside?

  Named to Becker’s Hospital Review’s list of 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare for 2015

  Ranked as a Top Hospital for Patient Safety by Consumer Reports, May 2014

  Lovelace Bariatrics is the first bariatric surgery center in New Mexico to be accredited as a Level 1 facility under the Bariatric Surgery Center Network Accreditation Program of the American College of Surgeons

  Zia Award from Quality New Mexico for Best in Class

  Truven Health Analytics Top 100 Hospitals, and is the only hospital in New Mexico recognized for this honor

  Becker’s Hospital Review’s list of 100 Great Community Hospitals and is the only hospital in New Mexico recognized for this honor

  Named one of the Best Places to Work by Albuquerque Business First

  Named Top Workplace by Albuquerque Journal, 2013, 2014 and 2015

  DNV Accredited

Department / Location

SURGERY
Lovelace Westside Hospital - Albuquerque, NM