Position is responsible for assisting in surgical operations as part of a team under the supervision of surgeons, registered nurses, or other surgical personnel.
Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required
Completion of an accredited Surgical Assisting program.
CST - Current certification.
Two years assisting experience preferred with documentation of training/expertise provided.
Current BLS certification
Knowledge of anatomy, physiology, microbiology, pharmacology, professional ethics, and medical terminology
Knowledge of safety, infection control, and quality improvement protocols
Skill in operating surgical equipment including both sterile and non-sterile equipment
MaineHealth System - 15 months ago