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Surgical First Assist - RN or CST - Per Diem

Company: Canyon Vista Medical Center
Location: Sierra Vista
Posted on: September 15, 2023

Job Description:

Who We Are:
People are our passion and purpose. Come work where you are appreciated for who you are not just what you can do. Canyon Vista Medical Center is a 106 bed Joint Commission Accredited offering a number of specialty services. We are proud to serve our community with a Level III Trauma unit, Center of Excellence for Total Joint Replacement, Level I Nursery, American College of Radiology Accredited Facility, as well as many other state of the art services to ensure our patients are cared for.--
Where We Are:
Sierra Vista, Arizona is a flourishing city located 75 miles southeast of Tucson. Thanks to our year-round temperate climate, affordable housing, low cost of living, access to healthcare and education facilities, not to mention the breathtaking natural beauty of majestic mountain ranges and the San Pedro River and outdoor activities, Cochise County residents enjoy an excellent quality of life.
Why Choose Us:

  • Health (Medical, Dental, Vision) and 401K Benefits for full-time employees
  • Competitive Paid Time Off / Extended Illness Bank package for full-time employees
  • Employee Assistance Program - mental, physical, and financial wellness assistance
  • Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance for qualified applicants
  • And much more---
    Position Summary:
    The role of the surgical assistant is vital to the operating room and any surgical case within the operating suite. The surgical assistant provides immediate support to the surgeon and should act as a vital resource to the staff of the operating room suite. The surgical assistant should be knowledgeable, well rounded, helpful, and supportive of a team like attitude. The surgical assistant is a necessary source of knowledge and skills and adheres to established best-practice standards.--Complies with legal, hospital and departmental policies, procedures and position requirements. As defined by the American College of Surgeons (ACS), "The first assistant in a surgical operation should be a trained individual who is able to participate in and actively assist the surgeon in completing the operation safely and expeditiously by helping to provide exposure, maintain hemostasis, and other technical functions. Surgical Assistants (SAs) should meet national standards and be credentialed by the appropriate local authority. These individuals are not authorized to operate independently, they perform their duties under the supervision of the surgeon.
    ***Per Diem Position***
    Minimum Qualifications:
    • Must have an Associate degree in Surgical Technology or Nursing.
    • Must have a Certification in Surgical Technology or an AZ Compact RN License.
    • Must demonstrate successful completion of First Assistant training program.
      EEOC Statement:
      Canyon Vista Medical Center is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans' status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Keywords: Canyon Vista Medical Center, Sierra Vista , Surgical First Assist - RN or CST - Per Diem, Healthcare , Sierra Vista, Arizona

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