Beaumont Health System Certified Surgical Assistant in Grosse Pointe, Michigan
divGENERAL SUMMARY:The certified surgical assistant is an individual, other than a physician, who assists the surgeon in the performance of approved surgical procedures, and who works under the direct supervision of and by the request of the operating surgeon. The assistant does not concurrently serve as the scrub personnel for the surgical procedure.ESSENTIAL DUTIES:1. Function as a first assistant or as an additional assistant to the surgeon. NOTE: Assistance is limited to the scope of the supervising physician's privileges and may include visualization of the operative site, hemostasis, and suturing.2. Assists in moving, positioning, and prepping the patient for surgery.3. Under the direction of the OR Nurse Manager, will function as a Surgical Tech on a wide variety of surgical cases.4. Delivery excellent customer service by exhibiting the customer service behaviors in the performance of every aspect of the job.STANDARD QUALIFICATIONSTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.A. uEducation / Training:/uHigh school diploma required. Possess Surgical Technologist Certification (CST) as offered by the Association of Surgical Technologists. Completion of an accredited Surgical Tech First Assistant Program and shall achieve Surgical Tech First Assistant Certification (CSTFA) within two years of completing first assistant course.B. uWork Experience/u: u/uTwo years surgical assisting experience.u/uC. uCertification, Licensure, Registration/u:u/uBLS certification required.D. uOther Qualifications/u:Specialized knowledge of surgical conditions, their clinical signs and symptoms and alternative forms of treatment in various age populationsdiv/div/divBeaumont Health is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.