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Certified Surgical First Assistant Rapid City Hospital Full Time
Regional Health
Regional Health
 

Job Location: Rapid City, SD
Job Type: Full time
Hours: Scheduled Weekly Hours36
Department: RCH Surgical Services
Scheduled Weekly Hours:
36
Shift:

Employee TypeRegular

Job Summary:

Assists in providing optimal care to orthopedic patients in the operating room and throughout the hospital. This includes acting as an assistant to the surgeon under their immediate supervision in the operating room. In addition, will assist surgeon in preparing, applying, and monitoring traction and casting throughout the hospital.

Job Description:

Essential Functions:

  • Demonstrates competence and knowledge in executing aseptic technique and assisting with surgical procedures.
  • Demonstrates competency in positioning, draping, and applying surgical dressings, splints, and casts.
  • Establishes, maintains, and monitors the surgical environment to ensure that the potential for infection is reduced by proper sterilization, decontamination, and disinfection procedures.
  • Assists the surgeon intraoperatively. Visualization of operative site is maintained by: appropriate placement and securing of retractors with or without padding; packing with sponges; digital manipulation of tissue; suctioning, irrigating, or sponging; manipulation of suture materials; proper use of body mechanics to prevent obstruction of the surgeon`s view.
  • Demonstrates advanced knowledge and competency in assisting with surgical procedures. To include the knowledge of anatomy and physiology, positioning, prepping, draping, and transferring of patient.
  • Handles unanticipated events and crisis situations in a professional manner. Is alert to potential problems and notifies appropriate individuals as necessary.
  • Insures all sterile items required both instruments and supplies, meet all appropriate standards.
  • Manages room and supplies to promote use of only items needed in cases. Questions waste. Forwards these concerns to the Team Leaders. Makes formal recommendations for changes. Provides those recommendations in writing to the Team Leader.
  • All other duties as assigned.

    Additional Requirements:

    Required:
    Certification - Certified Surgical First Assistant (CSFA) - Association of Surgical Technologists (AST)

    Preferred:
    Experience - 3+ years of Surgical Technologist ExperiencePhysical Requirements:
    Medium work - Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 30 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Possible exposure to blood, bodily fluids, or tissues.Make a difference. Every day.Regional Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.








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            • Regional Health is an integrated health care system with the purpose of helping patients and communities live well. The organization, with headquarters in Rapid City, S.D., provides community-based health care in more than 20 communities in two states and 32 specialty areas of medicine. As the largest private employer in western South Dakota, Regional Health is comprised of five hospitals, 24 clinic locations and employs nearly 5,000 physicians and caregivers. Regional Health is committed to the future of medicine, with medical training partnerships, a medical residency program, and more than 130 active research studies.








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            Employee Benefits:
            Regional Health offers a highly competitive and comprehensive benefits package that looks out for you and your family. We recognize there are many types of families, with many different needs. That's why our plans are flexible, allowing you to select the individual benefits which fit your personal needs.

            Regional Health is an integrated health care system with the purpose of helping patients and communities live well. The organization, with headquarters in Rapid City, S.D., provides community-based health care in more than 20 communities in two states and 32 specialty areas of medicine. As the largest private employer in western South Dakota, Regional Health is comprised of five hospitals, 24 clinic locations and employs nearly 5,000 physicians and caregivers. Regional Health is committed to the future of medicine, with medical training partnerships, a medical residency program, and more than 130 active research studies.

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            Come join us in our pursuit to become the best healthcare system in America!
            Regional Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

             
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