Surgical First Assistant (Days)

Akron, OH 44304

Posted: 05/14/2024 Category: Healthcare Job Number: CMisak217

Job Description

A-Line Staffing is now hiring a Surgical First Assistant in Akron, OH 44304. The First Assistant would be working for a healthcare system and has career growth potential. This would be full time / 40+ hours per week. Must be cardiac trained.

If you are interested in this Surgical First Assistant position, please contact Corrin Misak at or (586) 710-7958.

First Assistant Compensation

  • The pay for this position is $40-$51 per hour based on experience
  • Benefits are available to full-time employees after 90 days of employment
  • A 401(k) with a company match is available for full-time employees with 1 year of service on our eligibility dates

First Assistant Highlights

  • Target start: 06/17/2024
  • This position is a W2 contract assignment with potential to extend or hire on permanently based upon attendance, performance, and business needs
  • The required availability for this position is for days (7AM - 3:30PM)
    • Monday - Friday Every 3rd week - call is required

First Assistant Responsibilities

  • Provides assistance to the surgeon during surgical procedures including exposure, hemostasis, suturing, tying, tissue manipulation, closing wounds, and applying dressings.
  • Collaboration with the surgical team, and under the supervision of a RN, assumes responsibility for the care and safety of patients during surgical procedures.
  • Facilitates communication between the surgeon, perioperative team, and other hospital departments.

First Assistant Requirements

  • Graduate from an accredited surgical technologist program
    • Completion of an accredited program for First Assisting
  • Certified Surgical Technician (CST) preferred
  • Completion of required clinical experience during education process is required
  • BCLS certification
  • Other Skills, Competencies and Qualifications
    • Possess manual dexterity for assisting skills
    • Ability to work irregular hours
    • Ability to maintain patient confidentiality
    • Maintains current knowledge of nursing practices/procedures related to care of surgical patients
    • Ability to work independently
    • Ability to foster good working relationships with other departments and OR staff members, and to work closely with all members of the peri-operative team, physicians, patients/families, etc. to assure optimal peri-operative nursing care.
    • Ability to effectively interact with populations of patients/customers with an understanding of their needs for self-respect and dignity 

If you think this First Assistant position is a good fit for you, please reach out to me - feel free to call, e-mail, or apply to this posting!

Corrin Misak – Staffing Manager II or (586) 710-7958

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