Surgical First Assist
Posted on: October 14, 2021
We Are Hiring:
Surgical First Assist (SA)
Additional Job Details: .5 FTE /
Every Sunday 6:30am-10:30pm, same day call
10:30pm-6:30am. One weekday 8 hr shift per pay period. Allowed 2
weekends off per year. Sign On Bonus!
How will Ascension benefit you?
- Strength in
At Ascension, we believe our people are our strength and we invest
in them. In addition to the chance to have a positive impact on the
people and communities we serve, associates benefit from
significant professional opportunities, career advancement,
training and competitive wages. We also support work-life balance
and spirituality in the workplace.
At Ascension, we care for the people who are the foundation of our
work to fulfill our mission: our associates. We offer a
comprehensive benefit package inclusive of medical, dental, vision,
retirement, and generous PTO. Associates can also take
advantage of other great benefits like tuition reimbursement or
We know that the development of our associates is key to our
mission of providing the best care possible to those we serve. We
have various in-depth leadership programs to meet you where you are
on your career journey.
- Culture of
We encourage diversity of talent and thought; while offering the
support of a multidisciplinary team. We work to build teams that
respect each other. A team that respects each other feels good. We
are on a mission to help people feel good, patients and associates.
What You Will Do:
Provide direct assistance to surgeons
during surgical procedures.
What You Will Need:
- Position patient to give best exposure for surgical procedure,
using stabilizing equipment when necessary, while maximizing
patient comfort and safety.
- Provide visualization of the operative site using appropriate
method, including manipulation of tissue and materials, retraction,
sponging, suctioning and irrigation.
- Utilize appropriate technique to achieve temporary and
- Assist 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.
- Participate as a surgical team member in the preparation of the
surgical suite according to surgeon's preference cards with
appropriate instruments, resources and supplies.
- BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association
(AHA) obtained within 2 Months (60 days) of hire date or job
transfer date required.
- Surgical Assistant credentialed from the National Board of
Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA) preferred.
- High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or
Associate's degree, or Technical degree required.
- Certified Surgical First Assistant preferred.
Why Join Our Team:
- 2+ years in an SA role in lieu of school.
- 4+ years as surgical technologist preferred.
For over 170 years,
Ascension Wisconsin has been providing rewarding career
opportunities at 20 hospital campuses and more than 100 related
healthcare facilities from Racine to Eagle River. Nearly 20,000
Ascension Wisconsin associates currently serve in four locations
throughout Wisconsin — Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare, Ministry
Healthcare, Columbia St. Mary's, and Affinity Healthcare. We
provide generous paid time off for work-life balance, a
collaborative work environment, professional development
opportunities, and more to help our associates flourish personally
and professionally. If you are looking for a rewarding career in
healthcare, we invite you to apply today.
Equal Employment Opportunity Employer:
When you join Ascension, you join a team of over 150,000
individuals across the country committed to a Mission of serving
others and providing compassionate, personalized care to all. Our
inclusive culture, continuing education programs, career coaches
and benefit offerings are just a few of the resources and tools
that team members can use to create a rewarding career path. In
fact, Ascension spent nearly $46 million in tuition assistance
alone to support associate growth and development. If you are
looking for a career where you can grow and make a difference in
your community, we invite you to join our team
Ascension Wisconsin is an equal
opportunity employer (EEO) and affords equal opportunity to all
associates and applicants without regard to race, color, religion,
national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical
or mental disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other
legally protected status.
For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the
following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:
EEO is the Law Poster Supplement
Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to
individuals who have applied for a position using our official
application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of
employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information
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