Kettering Health Network

CSFA / CSA - Open Heart (Grandview Medical) Days

Posted Date 1 month ago(5/26/2020 9:26 PM)
Job ID
Job Category
Surgical Services
Job Type
12 Hour Shift
# of Openings
80 Hours Per Pay Period/FTE 1.0


About Kettering Health Network:
Faith driven, not fro-profit network of nine hospitals and over 120 outpatient facilities serving soutwest Ohio, The Kettering Health Network is honored to be ranked by Truven Health Analytics in the TOP 15 Healthcare Systems in U.S. 
Fortune named the Network as one of the TOP places to work in healthcare in the US.
About Grandview Medical:
  • Providing quality, whole—person care to Dayton and the surrounding communities for over 90 years.
  • Over 20 specialties, including orthopedics, heart and vascular, surgery, and trauma services.
  • Meeting the growing need in our community, Grandview expanded their heart and vascular services at to include an additional Cath lab and electrophysiology lab.

Responsibilities & Requirements

The Surgical Technician (ST) First Assist is responsible for assisting in direct care to patients undergoing surgical intervention by selecting, setting up, and passing of sterile instruments to the surgeon and assistants, under the direction of the RN and the surgeon. This position requires on-call coverage. 


The Surgical Technician reports to the clinical manager. This position is for the Cardiothoracic and Cardiovascualr team.

The CSFA/CSA may perform specific significant surgical tasks under Professional Supervision. Some tasks include but are not limited to the following:
  • Position and Prepping patients
  • Opening and closing surgical sites
  • Dissecting tissue and removal of tissue
  • Implanting Devices
  • Altering tissue
  • Provide hemostasis
  • Suturing
  • Applying/removing dressings, splints and casts
  • Administering local and other topical agents as ordered
  • Place IVs
  • Other such procedures as requested and necessary
  • Responsible for assisting in direct care to patients; surgical techs continually support surgeons and nurses by selecting, setting up, and passing of sterile instruments to the surgeon and assistants
  • The Surgical Tech’s actions and communications should reflect Kettering Health Networks mission, vision, values, and policies in interactions with patients, families, and coworkers
  • Successful completion of examination for first assistant First Assistant certification
  • Open heart experience is required
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Surgical experience preferred; with a minimum 4 years’ experience if not a graduate of an ST program
  • Experience as a ST preferred
  • If not certified ST, must obtain within a year of hire
  • CPR certified
  • Ability to multitask and work in fast pace environment
  • Able to function independently as a surgical technician
  • Customer service/communication skills
  • Ability to teach others due to being a teaching facility 
  • On-call is required

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