Certified Surgical Technologist First Assist - Operating Room

  • MaineHealth
  • Norway, ME 04268, USA
  • May 14, 2022

Job Description


  • Position Summary
    • The Certified Surgical Technologist-First Assist will assist in surgical operations under the direction of the surgeon and Operating Room (OR) RN, in accordance with all federal and state regulations and Hospital policies
  • Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)
    • Education: Graduate of accredited schools of surgical technology and surgical assisting.
    • License/Certifications: Certification by the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting required. Current BCLS certification.
    • Experience: Two years of assisting experience preferred, with documentation of training/expertise provided.
    • Adheres to applicable surgical policies and standards, and remains within the scope of certified surgical technologist fist assist practice guidelines
    • Demonstrates knowledge of the step-by-step process of specific surgical procedures and displays dexterity in the use of the required instrumentation, in both a sterile and non-sterile environment
    • Demonstrates an understanding of the principles of asepsis and infection prevention
    • Demonstrates an understanding of the anatomy, physiology, pharmacology, and operative techniques pertinent to the case being performed
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills necessary for interacting with members of the healthcare team
    • Ability to maintain professional manner even under stressful situations