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Travel OR Tech (Surgical Tech) First Assist (FA)

Company: Emerald Health Services
Location: Akron
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

Emerald Health Services is hiring a Travel - -Certified -OR Tech First Assist (CSFA)Shift: Days/ 7a-5p, 10x4, 40 hrs per weekLength: -13 WeeksRequirements:

  • 1 Year' Experience
  • AHA BLS preferredThis is a nicotine free facility. - Nicotine panel drug screening requirement.Other Details:
    • Positions patient and tends to patient's warmth and comfort needs
    • Inspects and prepares skin for surgical procedures (e.g., hair removal by clippers, preps. area, etc.) as needed
    • Assists in the visualization of the operative site by the following: appropriate placement and securing of retractors.
    • Digital manipulation of tissue, suctioning, irrigating, or sponging. Manipulation of suture materials (e.g. loops, tags, running sutures)
    • Proper use of body mechanics to prevent obstruction of the surgeon's view
    • Foley catheter insertion as evidenced by competency
    • Performs duties of Surgical Technician First Assist and all other duties not specifically assignedPositions patient and tends to patient's warmth and comfort needs. The surgeon shall convey the exact position that will give the best exposure for the surgical procedure. The surgical assistant will carry out this order. Consideration will be given to the patient's comfort and safety. Works with anesthesia provider and RN Circulator to adequately pad all points of pressure (elbows, heels, knees, eyes, face and axillary region). Confirms that circulation is not impaired. Guards against nerve damage. Upon completion of the procedure, evaluates patient for any possible damage from positioning which includes assessment of the skin. Reports any and all abnormal conditions to surgeon and Circulating RN. Confirms that treatment and documentation is carried out.Inspects and prepares skin for surgical procedures (e.g., hair removal by clippers, preps. area, etc.) as needed.Under the supervision and as directed by physician, performs the following activities while acting in Assistant role. Assists in the visualization of the operative site by the following: appropriate placement and securing of retractors. Digital manipulation of tissue, suctioning, irrigating, or sponging. Manipulation of suture materials (e.g. loops, tags, running sutures). Proper use of body mechanics to prevent obstruction of the surgeon's view.Utilizing appropriate techniques to assist with hemostasis. Permanent: clamping and/or cauterizing vessels or tissue, tying and/or ligating clamped vessels or tissue, applying hemostatic clips, placing local hemostatic agents. Temporary: applying tourniquets and demonstrating awareness of the indications/contraindications for use with knowledge of side effects of extended use/Applies vessel loops, non-crushing clamps and direct digital pressure.Under the supervision and as directed by physician, performs the following activities while acting in Assistant role independently applies electrocautery and instrumentation directly to tissue as appropriate during surgical intervention; prepares grafts (bone, tendon, skin, etc.)Under the supervision and as directed by physician, performs the following activities while acting in Assistant role utilizes appropriate techniques to assist with closure of body planes. Performs wound closure of fascia, subcutaneous and skin closures and applies post-operative wound dressings, slings, etc.; provides assistance in securing drainage systems to tissue and connecting drains to suction apparatusFoley catheter insertion as evidenced by competencyPerforms duties of Surgical Technician First Assist and all other duties not specifically assigned.Unit: -1104-21 Recovery Unit InpatientThe Emerald Difference:
      • Day 1 health insurance coverage and comprehensive benefits options
      • 401(k) matching program
      • Weekly direct deposit
      • Concierge state licensing program for RN and other healthcare modalities in multiple states, including CA
      • Industry leading allowances and reimbursements
      • Referral program with cash bonuses and additional perks
      • Exclusive job openings - Only at Emerald
      • Emerald Elite Program - Priority status at top facilities and exclusive loyalty bonusesJob ID: 494115

Keywords: Emerald Health Services, Akron , Travel OR Tech (Surgical Tech) First Assist (FA), Healthcare , Akron, Ohio

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