Provides direct support to surgeons during surgical procedures. Positions and preps patients prior to surgery, ensures clear visibility for the surgeon by using instruments such as retractors and sponges, controls bleeding, closes surgery sites using sutures or staples and properly dresses wounds. Collaborates with doctors and other surgical team members to ensure proper post-operative care of patients.
High School Diploma or GED-Required
Certifications, Licenses and Registrations
Certification as a Surgical Technologist First Assistant preferred.
Certified Surgical Technologist (CST)-Required
Basic Life Support (BLS)-Required
HSHS and affiliates is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).