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FIRST ASSIST TECHNICIAN - $31-39 PER HOUR

Company: Tenet-AZ Region
Location: Goodyear
Posted on: June 7, 2024

Job Description:

Tenet-AZ Region is seeking a First Assist Technician for a job in Goodyear, Arizona.Job Description & Requirements

  • Specialty: First Assist Technician
  • Discipline: Allied Health Professional
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • 40 hours per week
  • Shift: 8 hours, days
  • Employment Type: StaffWelcome to Abrazo Health Network, where making a real difference in people's lives is at the heart of everything we do. Beyond just medical treatments, we believe in the power of genuine relationships and heartfelt compassion. It's what sets us apart and makes us truly special.When you join our team, you're not just stepping into a job - you're becoming part of a community that uplifts and supports each other every day. We know that healthcare requires a unique blend of talent and dedication, and we are fully committed to providing an environment that enriches and rewards your journey.Picture yourself among the brightest healthcare professionals, all united by a common purpose: caring for our community with unwavering commitment. At Abrazo Health, you won't just find colleagues; you'll find awe-inspiring teammates who share your passion for making a meaningful impact.If you're ready to go above and beyond, to embrace the energy and camaraderie that Abrazo Health offers, then join us on this incredible adventure. Together, we'll embrace a healthier world - one patient at a time. Let your career find its purpose here at Abrazo.Surgical First Assistant FT Days Position SummaryThe surgical first assistant performs specific tasks according to individual surgeon preference utilizing appropriate techniques including, but not limited to: incision of surgical sites, providing exposure, achieving hemostasis by means of injection, manual and topical methods, and application of appropriate energy sources, manipulation and dissection/removal of tissues, aides in implanting, securing, and/or removal of devices and drains, and applying appropriate dressing material specific to procedure.SPECIAL SKILLS: Excellent communication and critical thinking skills required.ResponsibilitiesReview permit to confirm procedure and special needs, confirm procedure with surgeon.Determine appropriate equipment needed for procedure.Assisting in moving and positioning of patient.Insert and remove Foley catheter in urinary bladderDraping of patient according to surgeon guidelinesProvide exposure, retraction of tissue and organs for optimal visualization with regard to tissue type and appropriate retraction instrument and/or technique.Assist in maintaining hemostatsy direct pressure, use and application of appropriate surgical instrument for the task, placement of ties, placement of suture ligatures, and application of hemostatic agents.Make incisions, use electrocautery monopolar and bipolar.Clamp, ligate and cut tissue per surgeon's directiveDissect common femoral artery and bifurcation per surgeon's directive, as well as other arteries & veins.Maintain integrity of the sterile field.Manipulation and dissection/removal of tissuesAids in implantation, securing and/or removal of devices and drainsClose all wound layers (fascia, subcutaneous and skin) per surgeon's directive.Select and apply wound dressings.Assist with resuscitation during cardiac arrest or other life-threatening events in the operating room.Endoscopic and open vein harvest including skin incision. per surgeon's directive.May start I.V.s and arterial lines, may select and place x-rays.Placement of appropriate splints or castsPlacement of pneumatic tourniquetsOther related job tasks or responsibilities as assignedTHE SURGICAL FIRST ASSISTANT TECH FT DAYS CANDIDATE WILL POSSESS THE FOLLOWING EDUCATION, LICENSE/CERTIFICATIONS, AND EXPERIENCE.EducationRequired: Completion of formal Non-Physician Surgical Assistant program, accredited by CAAHEPExperiencePreferred: One year experience as a certified surgical technician - first assistCertificationsRequired: CFSA - Certified Surgical First Assist or CSA - Certified Surgical AssistantTenet-AZ Region Job ID #2403003869.

Keywords: Tenet-AZ Region, Goodyear , FIRST ASSIST TECHNICIAN - $31-39 PER HOUR, Professions , Goodyear, Arizona

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