Musthave independent endoscopic vein harvesting skills.
The Surgical First Assistant, under the direction and supervision of the surgeon, provides aid in exposure, hemostasis, closure and other intraoperative technical functions.
The Surgical First Assistant may also perform preoperative and postoperative duties to facilitate patient care.
- Responsible for ensuring appropriate equipment is available
- Reviewing permit to confirm procedure
- Assist in moving and positioning patient
- Providing assistance throughout the procedure in a variety of surgical techniques.
Required: Graduate of a CAAHEP accredited program.
Preferred: Associates degree
Required: 3 years scrub and/or assisting experience.
Preferred: 5 years as surgical technician
Required: BLS. Surgical Technology Certification. Surgical First Assistant certification.
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