Graduate of an accredited school of Surgical Technology
Currently enrolled and completing the curriculum of a Surgical First Assistant Program
Good communications skills
Record keeping skills sufficient to manage required documentation
Working knowledge of OR instruments, equipment, and procedures
Licensure, Registration, Certification
Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) by the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA)
Performs as a Surgical First Assistant Student in a variety of surgical assistant duties in caring for perioperative patients under supervision of the appointed mentor/ surgeon. Prepares patient skin for surgery in accordance with Infirmary Health’s standards. Positions patients according to type of surgery. Maintains aseptic techniques. Cleans, prepares stores, distributes, and maintains various supplies, equipment, and instruments to assure efficiency operation and patient safety in the operating room. Services as a resource to other department staff.