SURGICAL TECHNICIAN 1ST ASSISTANT

SURGICAL TECHNICIAN 1ST ASSISTANT job in Albuquerque, NM

Shift: 1st - Day
Schedule: Full Time

Surgical Scrub Tech, First Assist

1.0 Days - Must take call

Job#27094

You’re going to LOVE Lovelace!

About us:

Lovelace Women’sHospital is New Mexico’s first and only hospital dedicated to women’s health. Our patients choose Lovelace Women’s Hospital because it’s a name theytrust.  Whether we come alongside them for a birthing experience or breastcancer treatment, our primary goal is to offer them exceptional care. For nineconsecutive years, Lovelace Women’s Hospital has been recognized by ModernHealthcare Magazine as one of the best places to work in healthcare in thenation. EOE/AA

Lovelace Women’s 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 and completion of a recognized Surgical First Assistant 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 Scrub Technician experience

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


Department / Location

SURGERY
Lovelace Womens Hospital - Albuquerque, NM