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CST First Assistant in Munster, IN at Community Healthcare System

Date Posted: 10/13/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-time
  • Location:
    901 Macarthur Boulevard
    Munster, IN
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    10/13/2021
  • Job ID:
    33423

Job Description

Job ID: 33423

Category: Nursing Services

Facility: Community Hospital

Schedule: Full-time

Location: Munster, IN

The CST First Assistant reports to the Management Team of Surgical Services. All work assignments will be made with regard to optimum patient care difficulty of the procedure, and physician’s request. The CST First Assistant will perform only the functions defined by the Association of Surgical Assistants and the American College of Surgeons (ACS). The broad functions of the surgical assistants are: 1) providing aid in exposure; 2) hemostasis, closure, and 3) other intraoperative technical functions that help the surgeon carry out a safe operation quality care for the patient.
The surgical assistant performs these functions during the operation under the direction and supervision of the surgeon and in accordance with Hospital Policies and Procedures.
 
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • Current certification in surgical technology.
  • Completion of a CST First Assistant course in which the curriculum addressed all the content areas of the “Core Curriculum for the CST First Assistant” and a degree or certificate was awarded.
  • Maintains certification as a Certified Surgical First Assistant (CSFA) through National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA).
  • Current CPR certification.
 
 

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