If you are an A-Team individual seeking a challenging but exciting position, Northwest Plastic Surgery Associates is now accepting applications for a Certified Surgical Technologist with First Assist certification. The CSTFA will provide personal care and professional excellence by assisting in the preparation and performance of surgical procedures under direct guidance and / or supervision of the primary operative surgeon, will assist in the perioperative care of patients, in surgery, and will perform auxiliary duties as assigned. Maintains established practice policies, procedures, directives, quality assurance, safety, environmental and infection control standards appropriate to this position. This position will offer an excellent opportunity for education and growth of skill. Demonstrates an understanding of the mission and core values of the Practice through behavior and attitude.

Job Duties:
• The surgical assistant shall be familiar with common positions related to the surgical procedure and will be able to use the equipment necessary to provide the position.
• Providing visualization of the operative site by the following:
o Appropriate placement and securing of retractors with or without padding
o Packing with sponges
o Digital manipulation of tissue
o Suctioning, irrigating, or sponging
o Manipulation of suture materials (e. g., loops, tags, running sutures)
o Proper use of body mechanics to prevent obstruction of the surgeon’s view
• Physical Ability to walk or stand for up to 80% of work time, and to push /pull equipment weighing up to approximately 40 pounds for up to 5% of work time.
Shift Details:
Shift: Day Shift with on call responsibilities
Minimum Qualifications:
Minimum License/Certification:
• Certified Surgical Technologist required
• Certified Surgical First Assist required

Compensation:
$35+/hour, based on experience and technical skill.

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