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First Asst Surgical Tech

Company: AdventHealth Shawnee Mission
Location: Overland Park
Posted on: July 5, 2024

Job Description:

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All the benefits and perks you need for you and your family:





  • Received Magnet® recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center in January 2019

  • Benefits from Day One

  • Paid Days Off from Day One

  • Employee Referral Program

  • Career Development

  • Whole Person Wellbeing Resources

  • Mental Health Resources and Support

  • Debt-free Education (Certifications and Degrees without out-of-pocket tuition expense)

  • Sign-on Bonus





    Our promise to you:



    Joining AdventHealth is about being part of something bigger. It's about belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each person, and serves to uplift others in body, mind and spirit. AdventHealth is a place where you can thrive professionally, and grow spiritually, by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Where you will be valued for who you are and the unique experiences you bring to our purpose-minded team. All while understanding that together we are even better.



    Schedule: Full Time



    Shift : Days



    Location: 7820 W. 165th Street, Overland Park, KS 66223



    The community you'll be caring for:



    When you need care, you don't want to have to travel far. Our dedicated team at AdventHealth South Overland Park provides a full suite of medical and emergency services to communities in southern Johnson County. Our team of experts offer 24/7 emergency room services, ICU care, labor and delivery, cardiology care, surgical services, physical, occupational and speech therapy, imaging and more. The state-of-the-art hospital is connected to a medical office building with a full suite of medical services including internal medicine, cardiology, orthopedics, OB/GYN, endocrinology and more. Join us and our commitment to helping patients feel whole for their whole life.



    The role you'll contribute:



    The First Assistant Surgical Tech works under the direct supervision of the surgeon to facilitate the procedure and process of surgery. First Assistant Surgical Techs are expected to prepare and position the patient for surgery, assist in visualization of the operating field, provide hemostasis, harvest surgical grafts, perform closure of incisions, and apply various wound dressings in accordance with the surgeon's preference. S/he is responsible for working collaboratively with the entire surgical team to monitor sterile integrity of the surgical field, ensure all surgical counts are correct and relay necessary information to other members of the team to ensure appropriate patient care is delivered.



    The value you'll bring to the team:





    • Assist his/her assigned surgeon in the surgical procedure.

    • Know their scope of practice and follow it, along with any state/institutional laws or parameters at all times.

    • Assist the operating room staff with positioning, prepping and draping of the surgical patient to the surgeon's preference.

    • Demonstrate knowledge of human anatomy as it relates to their assigned procedures and tasks.

    • Demonstrate an understanding of the necessary instruments and supplies needed for the assigned surgical procedures.





      Qualifications



      The expertise and experiences you'll need to succeed:





      • First Assistant Certification or Certified Surgical Assistant Certification

      • High School Diploma or Equivalent

      • BCLS obtained through the American Heart Association





        This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances. The salary range reflects the anticipated base pay range for this position. Individual compensation is determined based on skills, experience and other relevant factors within this pay range. The minimums and maximums for each position may vary based on geographical location.

        Category: Surgery

        Organization: AdventHealth South Overland Park

        Schedule: Full-time

        Shift: 1 - Day

        Req ID: 24011513

        We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.

Keywords: AdventHealth Shawnee Mission, Overland Park , First Asst Surgical Tech, Healthcare , Overland Park, Kansas

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