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IL - Surgical Tech First Assistant - Freeport - $71,000 - $114,000/YR **PERMANENT POSITION**

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IL - Surgical Tech First Assistant - Freeport - $71,000 - $114,000/YR **PERMANENT POSITION**
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Freeport Illinois / United States

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Job DescriptionFHN Memorial HospitalA long History and a Bright Future in Northwest IllinoisFrom our very first days as the Globe Hospital in 1902 to 2002 and beyond, FHN has been committed to the health and well-being of the people of northwest Illinois and southern Wisconsin.Exceptional Healthcare ... Every Step of the WayOur network of Family Healthcare Centers across northwest Illinois means FHN has services nearby for all ages, so every member of your family can receive caring, personal, professional healthcare.An average of 1,500 people visit FHN each day for their healthcare needs (that's more than 525,000 patient visits per year). FHN is the only healthcare provider in our service area that offers affiliations with all three major hospitals in Rockford, Illinois, as well as with the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics in Madison, Wisconsin.We see each patient interaction as a serious responsibility that requires clinical expertise, access to the latest in medical technology and a level of trust and commitment that is earned by our people, our products, and our processes.Job Summary: Safe positioning of the patient. Provide visualization of the operative site during the operative procedure. Assists the surgeon in providing hemostasis. Assists with the closure of body planes. Anticipates the needs of the surgeon.This position is an exciting opportunity for an individual who is seeking a dynamic role with lots of exciting problem solving and critical thinking on the job to join our team. The ideal candidate in this role will provide an industry-leading standard of direct patient care to a specific patient population according to a nursing and medical plan of care within the scope of practice as well as interact with patient family and significant others at times. This role will assist the surgical team before, during, and after surgery. Responsibilities will include frequently coordinating, collaborating, and delegating directives to and from other medical staff within our facility to achieve optimal patient outcomes. Must demonstrate decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision at times and be able to work in a fast-paced environment and take appropriate action.Job Responsibilities Assists with patient prepping and draping. Handles tissue as directed by physician. Provides hemostasis by clamping blood vessels, coagulating bleeding points, ligating vessels as directed and supervised by the surgeon. Provides exposure through use of instruments, retractors, suctioning and sponging techniques. Sutures fascia, subcutaneous and completes skin closure under the direction of the surgeon. Applies surgical dressing. Displays competency for the Certified Surgical Scrub First Assist role as evidenced in the annual performance appraisal following the FHN PRIDE Standards. Education/Experience: Graduate of a Certified Surgical Scrub Program and Certified First Assist Program with 2-5 years of experience with 350 documented surgical cases. Licensure/Certification/Registration: Certified Surgical Scrub, Certified First Assist, BLS required.

Shift: Days, Full Time, 630a-5p

Specialty Type: Nursing

Sub Specialties: Surgical Technologist

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May 31, 2021
S16174664189015805
Illinois / United States
Freeport
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Job DescriptionFHN Memorial HospitalA long History and a Bright Future in Northwest IllinoisFrom our very first days as the Globe Hospital in 1902 to 2002 and beyond, FHN has been committed to the health and well-being of the people of northwest Illinois and southern Wisconsin.Exceptional Healthcare ... Every Step of the WayOur network of Family Healthcare Centers across northwest Illinois means FHN has services nearby for all ages, so every member of your family can receive caring, personal, professional healthcare.An average of 1,500 people visit FHN each day for their healthcare needs (that's more than 525,000 patient visits per year). FHN is the only healthcare provider in our service area that offers affiliations with all three major hospitals in Rockford, Illinois, as well as with the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics in Madison, Wisconsin.We see each patient interaction as a serious responsibility that requires clinical expertise, access to the latest in medical technology and a level of trust and commitment that is earned by our people, our products, and our processes.Job Summary: Safe positioning of the patient. Provide visualization of the operative site during the operative procedure. Assists the surgeon in providing hemostasis. Assists with the closure of body planes. Anticipates the needs of the surgeon.This position is an exciting opportunity for an individual who is seeking a dynamic role with lots of exciting problem solving and critical thinking on the job to join our team. The ideal candidate in this role will provide an industry-leading standard of direct patient care to a specific patient population according to a nursing and medical plan of care within the scope of practice as well as interact with patient family and significant others at times. This role will assist the surgical team before, during, and after surgery. Responsibilities will include frequently coordinating, collaborating, and delegating directives to and from other medical staff within our facility to achieve optimal patient outcomes. Must demonstrate decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision at times and be able to work in a fast-paced environment and take appropriate action.Job Responsibilities Assists with patient prepping and draping. Handles tissue as directed by physician. Provides hemostasis by clamping blood vessels, coagulating bleeding points, ligating vessels as directed and supervised by the surgeon. Provides exposure through use of instruments, retractors, suctioning and sponging techniques. Sutures fascia, subcutaneous and completes skin closure under the direction of the surgeon. Applies surgical dressing. Displays competency for the Certified Surgical Scrub First Assist role as evidenced in the annual performance appraisal following the FHN PRIDE Standards. Education/Experience: Graduate of a Certified Surgical Scrub Program and Certified First Assist Program with 2-5 years of experience with 350 documented surgical cases. Licensure/Certification/Registration: Certified Surgical Scrub, Certified First Assist, BLS required.

Shift: Days, Full Time, 630a-5p

Specialty Type: Nursing

Sub Specialties: Surgical Technologist