Ascension Health Surgical Assistant II (Union) - Surgery in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Job ID: 265111
Surgical Assistant II (Union) - Surgery
Additional Job Information
Title: Surgical Assistant II (Union) - Surgery
City, State: Milwaukee,WI
Location: St. Francis
Department: Surgery 001
Additional Job Details: Full - Time Rotating 40 hours Weekly
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 www.ascension.org/wisconsin. We’re looking for talented associates to join us as we continue advancing healthcare across Wisconsin.
The Surgical Assistant provides direct assistance to surgeons during surgical procedures.
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 permanent hemostasis.
Assists with body plane closure, application of wound dressings and securing of drainage systems.
BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.
Certified Surgical Tech.
HS or Equivalent
High School Diploma or equivalent required Graduate of an accredited Surgical Technologist program/Military training/or experience required Graduate of an accredited Surgical First Assistant certificate program preferred or Five (5) years of Surgical First Assistant/Tech experience accepted in lieu of education.
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