Certified Surgical First Asst

Desert Hills, AZ 86403 US

Position Type: Other Job Number: 3640

Job Description

Certified Surgical First Assists

Surgeries would range from Total Joints, OB-Gyn, General surgery, Neuro & Ortho Spine, Plastics & Podiatry & anywhere from 2-5 cases per day based on the room

The primary purpose of the First/Surgical Assist position is to assist the surgeon and RN’s in operative procedures. The primary role of the First/Surgical Assist- will be to function as an assistant to the Surgeon. The role also includes pre-operative functions such as selection and placement of appropriate surgical instruments, supplies, and equipment; to scrub and provide instruments, sutures, and other sterile supplies during surgical procedures. The First/Surgical Assist has the responsibility of reporting, incidents, patient and/or employee issues, work-related accidents and any unusual events to the Registered Nurses and who are responsible for the delivery of patient care.

Job Requirements

Minimum Education

High School Diploma or GED Required

Minimum Education

Associate’s degree Preferred


Basic Life Support (BCLS) required within 30 days of hire

Certification as Surgical/First Assist Preferred

To learn more contact
Juli Van Der Meulen

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