Surgical First Assist- FT Days
Company: Ascension (System Office)
Posted on: February 16, 2020
We Are Hiring
First Assistant-Surgical - PBP Surgery General 001 - FT Days - St
Agnes Hospital-Baltimore MD - Baltimore, MD
Why Join Ascension?
Saint Agnes Healthcare serves the greater Baltimore area and
employs more than 3,000 associates. Saint Agnes offers a full range
of services through its operation of a 254-bed, full-service
teaching hospital, Saint Agnes Medical Group, Seton Imaging Center,
and Saint Agnes Foundation. Partnerships throughout the community
have positioned Saint Agnes to provide support to individuals when
and where they need it most. Saint Agnes strives to ensure the
vitality and health of the community.
Saint Agnes Healthcare is part of Ascension, a faith-based
healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through
innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading
non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is
committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all,
especially those most in need. In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly
$2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community
What You Will Do
As an Associate with St. Agnes Healthcare-MD, you will have the
opportunity to provide direct assistance to surgeons during
* Positions patient to give best exposure for surgical procedure,
using stabilizing equipment when necessary, while maximizing
patient comfort and safety.
* Provides visualization of the operative site using appropriate
method, including manipulation of tissue and materials, retraction,
sponging, suctioning and irrigation.
* Utilizes appropriate technique to achieve temporary and permanent
* Assists 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
* Participates as a surgical team member in the preparation of the
surgical suite according to surgeon's preference cards with
appropriate instruments, resources and supplies.
What You Will Need
* Required Credential(s):
* BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association
(AHA) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.
* Surgical Assistant credentialed from the National Board of
Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA) obtained prior
to hire date or job transfer date.
* High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or
Associate's degree, or Technical degree required
Equal Employment Opportunity
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
As an equal opportunity employer, Saint Agnes Hospital does not
discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex,
sexual orientation, religion, age, mental or physical disability,
marital status, veterans status, military service, or any other
legally protected status.
Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to
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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