Surg Tech First Assistant

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Miscellaneous

As defined by the American College of Surgeons, the Surgical Technician First Assistant provides aide in exposure, hemostosis, and other technical functions, that will help the surgeon carry out a safe operation with optimal results for the patient. Prior to 1/12/20, required Education and Experience included any Surg Tech Technical training with 3 years First Assist experience; OR completion of an Accredited First Assist Program and 1 year First Assist experience as approved by Director. As of 1/12/20, required Education and Experience includes High School diploma, completion of a BayCare approved Surgical Technician First Assistant program and 3 years Surgical Technician experience; OR High School Diploma, Surgical Technician First Assistant Certification and 1 year Surgical Technician First Assistant experience . Preference will be given to candidates with Surgical Technician First Assistant certification and 1 year Surgical Technician First Assistant experience. Competency:Must complete assigned competencies and obtain physician sign off for 6 trocar placements with at least two different surgeons and 6 local injections with at least two different surgeons within 90 days.Certifications and LicensuresRequiredBLS (Basic Life Support)PreferredReference summary for details EducationRequiredHigh School or EquivalentRequiredTechnicalReference summary for details ExperienceRequired3 yearsReference summary for detailsPreferred1 yearReference summary for details Specific SkillsRequiredDelegation skillsRequiredInterpersonal skillsRequiredWritten and verbal communication skillsRequiredCustomer service skillsRequiredKnowledge of regulatory standards appropriate to positionRequiredMedical terminology use and understandingRequiredPreceptor skillsRequiredOrganizational skillsRequiredWork with a teamRequiredComputer skills appropriate to positionRequiredCritical thinking skillsRequiredWork independently

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