Posted on: October 15, 2021
We Are Hiring:
Travel/Short Term Surgical First Assist preferably with
ortho/trauma experience! Work Monday thru Friday!
14 weeks (can be renewed 2 times for a total of 42
• 40 hours per week
• Shift: Monday-Friday
• Employment Type: Short Term, No
benefits in exchange for premium pay
• Start Date:
What You Will Do:
Provide direct assistance to surgeons
during surgical procedures.
What You Will Need:
- Position patient to give best exposure for surgical procedure,
using stabilizing equipment when necessary, while maximizing
patient comfort and safety.
- Provide visualization of the operative site using appropriate
method, including manipulation of tissue and materials,
retraction, sponging, suctioning and irrigation.
- Utilize appropriate technique to achieve temporary and
- Assist with body plane closure, application of wound dressings
and securing of drainage systems.
- Assist in room clean up and the removal of the soiled case
cart, supplies, and trash from OR room as needed at the completion
of the surgical case.
- Participate as a surgical team member in the preparation of the
surgical suite according to surgeon's preference cards with
appropriate instruments, resources and supplies.
Licensure / Certification /
- BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association
(AHA) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date
- Certified First Surgical Assistant obtained prior to hire date
or job transfer date required. Associates
who hired/transferred before 04/30/2018 are not required to
hold certification. The following Issuing Authorities are
acceptable: NBSTSA, ABSA, and NCCS.
- High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or
Associate's degree, or Technical degree required.
No additional preferences.
Why Join Our Team:
of the largest health systems in the state, we offer rewarding
careers across eight hospitals, in addition to a comprehensive
network of affiliated joint ventures, medical practices, clinics
and rehabilitation facilities. We employ more than 8,000 associates
and serve a 68-county area. As we continue to grow, we need
compassionate caregivers to join us on our journey and to help
influence care across our hospitals. We provide our associates with
the support needed to re-energize, engage and experience the joy of
caring for our patients. If you are looking for a rewarding career
in healthcare, we invite you to apply today.
Equal Employment Opportunity Employer:
When you join Ascension, you join a team of over 150,000
individuals across the country committed to a Mission of serving
others and providing compassionate, personalized care to all. Our
inclusive culture, continuing education programs, career coaches
and benefit offerings are just a few of the resources and tools
that team members can use to create a rewarding career path. In
fact, Ascension spent nearly $46 million in tuition assistance
alone to support associate growth and development. If you are
looking for a career where you can grow and make a difference in
your community, we invite you to join our team
Ascension Saint Thomas is an equal
opportunity employer (EEO) and affords equal opportunity to all
associates and applicants without regard to race, color, religion,
national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical
or mental disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other
legally protected status.
For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the
following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:
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individuals who have applied for a position using our official
application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of
employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information
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