Interpath Laboratory

Surgical First Assist, PRN, Desert Orthopedics - West Bend

Location US-OR-Bend
Job ID
2021-4595
# Positions
1
Category
Medical Clinic (MA,RN,PA,ETC)
Schedule
As needed for surgical coverage
Bilingual
Not Required
Travel
No

Job Description

Desert Orthopedics - West Bend, of Praxis Health, is seeking a skilled and detail-oriented Surgical First Assistant to join our growing team on a PRN basis.

 

The Surgical First Assistant is responsible for identifying and securing instrumentation and equipment needed for procedures and demonstrating proficient use and implementation of the same.

 

We are excited to share with you a short video that shows why the Praxis Health family is so special. Please click here: https://youtu.be/MrNWtn42prY

 

Essential Job Functions:

  • Performs pre-operative procedures such as selection and placement of surgical instruments, supplies, and equipment.
  • Assists surgeon and designated assistants in procedures, passing instruments and supplies and anticipating the needs of the surgical team.
  • During the surgical procedure provides instruments, sutures, and other sterile supplies.
  • Helps prepare, care for, and dispose of specimens taken for laboratory analysis and helps apply dressings.
  • Applies basic knowledge of anatomy & physiology, medical terminology and microbiology.
  • Applies knowledge related to emergency situations and surgical procedures in the operating room.
  • Maintains a safe work environment.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Candidate must comply with all state, local and federal rules, guidelines and requirements with respect to safety and health. This includes, but is not limited to any mandates with respect to the COVID-19 virus, such as PPE, testing, or vaccination rules, absent a legally recognized need for accommodation. Such accommodation requests should be promptly submitted to HR and will be reviewed and approved based on the circumstances presented.

Minimum Qualifications

Qualifications:

  • Education: Certificate or Degree from a Surgical Technology Program
  • Certification in Basic Life Support (BLS) is required.
  • Licenses/Certifications: Certified as a Surgical Technologist (CST) by National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA).

About Us

Praxis Health is a family of medical groups providing high quality healthcare throughout the state of Oregon. Our community-based clinics are the DNA of our business, providing better medicine, advocacy for our patients, and a satisfying and collaborative culture for our providers and staff.

 

The Praxis family approach is dynamically different than other healthcare companies in Oregon. We are not “big box” health care, but rather a company of small groups and clinics, of nimble micro-cultures that can quickly adapt to industry changes, as well as patient needs.

 

We have been serving communities across the beautiful and adventurous state of Oregon for over 50 years! And we are pioneers and thought leaders in the industry. Our commitment to innovative and operational excellence has allowed us to create healthcare solutions that are both cost-efficient and cutting edge.

 

Come see how healthcare is done right!

General Physical Requirements

Must be able to keep your hand and arm steady for extended periods of time when needed.
Must be able to lift at least 50 lbs.
Good visual acuity, accurate color vision.
Ability to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch and/or crawl.
Ability to reach, grasp, use fine finger movement and feel fine sensation to discern temperature, texture, size and shape.

This position performs tasks that involve exposure to blood, body fluids and/or tissues

Equal Opportunity Statement

EOE Disabled/Veteran

Praxis Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Options

Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
Share on your newsfeed

Need help finding the right job?

We can recommend jobs specifically for you! Click here to get started.