The Surgical Assistant assists withthe total care given by the interdisciplinary team members to the surgical patient. The Surgical Assistantperforms duties of the Surgical Services Technician under the direction of the Registered Nurse. In addition, theSurgical Assistant performs specific duties under the direction of the surgeon.
Completed formal Surgical Technician program with certification orequivalent training.Basic Life Support(BLS).National certification as aCertified First Assist.2 yearsexperience as a surgical technician.Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability towork with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environmentand take appropriate action. Excellent verbal, written, and intrapersonalcommunication skills.