Murray Calloway County Hospital seeks one of the following:
Certified Surgical Technologist 1st Assist, or RN 1st Assist. We will consider either.
This is for a full-time days position in our new OR. Weekdays - 1st shift.
Whether you are an RN 1st Assist or CST 1st Assist, we need you to have had at least 1 year's experience in this role before we can consider you for this position.
The RN 1st Assistant directly assists the surgeon by controlling bleeding, providing wound exposure, suturing and other surgical tasks. The RN 1st Assistant may provide other advanced assistance, such as mobilization of tissue, patient positioning and directing other surgical team members with specific individual tasks. Practices perioperative nursing and must have acquired the necessary specific knowledge, skills and judgment. Practices under the supervision of the Surgeon during procedures.
The Certified Surgical Tech 1st Assistant, under the Surgeon's direction, provides aid in exposure, controlling blood flow and stopping or preventing hemorrhage, and other technical functions that help the surgeon carry out a safe and sterile operation. Interviews the patient before surgery, prepares the patient for surgery, helps with anesthesia, prepares the operating room prior to procedures ensuring sterile environment, keeps a documented account of the surgical procedure, and answers the Surgeon's questions about the patient during surgery.
Excellent opportunity, excellent benefits package, and great team!