Posted on: July 15, 2019
We Are Hiring First Asst-Surgical - Surgery 001 - Full-Time,
Rotating - CSM Hospital Milwaukee - Milwaukee,WIWhy Join Ascension?
In Wisconsin, Ascension operates 24 hospitals and hundreds of
related healthcare facilities that together employ more than 23,500
associates. Across the state, Ascension provided more than $230
million in community benefit and care of persons living in poverty
in fiscal year 2016. Serving Wisconsin for 169 years, Ascension is
a faith-based healthcare organization committed to delivering
compassionate, personalized care to all, with special attention to
persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable. Ascension is
the largest non-profit health system in the U.S. and the world's
largest Catholic health system, operating 2,500 sites of care -
including 141 hospitals and more than 30 senior living facilities -
in 24 states and the District of Columbia. Visit We're looking for
talented associates to join us as we continue advancing healthcare
across Wisconsin.What You Will Do As an Associate with Columbia St.
Mary's-WI, you will have the opportunity to provide direct
assistance to surgeons during surgical procedures.Responsibilities:
- Positions patient to give best exposure for surgical procedure,
using stabilizing equipment when necessary, while maximizing
patient comfort and safety.
- Provides visualization of the operative site using appropriate
method, including manipulation of tissue and materials, retraction,
sponging, suctioning and irrigation.
- Utilizes appropriate technique to achieve temporary and
- Assists with body plane closure, application of wound dressings
and securing of drainage systems.
- Assist in room clean up and the removal of the soiled case
cart, supplies, and trash from OR room as needed at the completion
of the surgical case.
- Participates as a surgical team member in the preparation of
the surgical suite according to surgeon's preference cards with
appropriate instruments, resources and supplies.What You Will Need
- Required Credential(s):
- BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association
(AHA) obtained within 2 Months (60 days) of hire date or job
- Surgical Assistant credentialed from the National Board of
Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA) obtained prior
to hire date or job transfer date. Education:
- High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or
Associate's degree, or Technical degree required Work Experience:
- None required.Equal Employment Opportunity Ascension Wisconsin
is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against
employees or prospective employees on basis of age, race, creed,
color, religion, marital status, sex, national origin, ancestry,
citizenship, sexual orientation, disability, arrest and/or
conviction record, military status, protected veteran status, or
any other characteristic or status protected by law.For further
information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link
to the "EEO is the Law" poster:M/F/Disabled/VetEEO is the Law
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