Kettering Health Network

Surgical Technician FA (FT Days / 8's) KH Dayton

Posted Date 1 month ago(4/15/2024 9:18 PM)
Job ID
Job Category
Surgical Technologist
Job Type
First Shift
360030 - Operating Room
80 Hours Per Pay Period/FTE 1.0
80 Hours Per Pay Period/FTE 1.0


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Kettering Health is a not-for-profit system of 13 medical centers and more than 120 outpatient facilities serving southwest Ohio. We are committed to transforming the health care experience with high-quality care for every stage of life. Our service-oriented mission is in action every day, whether it’s by providing care in our facilities, training the next generation of health care professionals, or serving others through international outreach.


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Campus Overview

Kettering Health Dayton Overview  (formerly Grandview Medical)

  • Providing care to Dayton and surrounding communities for over 90 years.   
  • Over 20 specialties, including orthopedics, heart and vascular, surgery, and trauma services.   
  • KH Dayton expanded their Emergency Department as well as their heart & vascular services to include an additional catheterization lab and electrophysiology lab.   
  • Partners with Gem City Market to provide fresh fruits and vegetables every Tuesday within the hospital.    
  • One of the largest osteopathic teaching hospitals in the United States.   
  • 371 bed facility 
  • Over the past several years, KH Dayton has received many awards, including 
  • Top 100 Hospital 
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award from Healthgrades in 2019. 
  • Received an “A” from the Leapfrog Group, a national patient safety watchdog, ranking among the safest hospitals in the United States. 

Responsibilities & Requirements

**Possible Incentives for external Surgical Technician First Assists
  • Up to $20,000 Sign-on Bonus based on experience and employment status (full/part-time)
  • Relocation Bonus available (amount may vary dependent on the distance of the move)
  • Returning employees must not have been employed by Kettering Health for the last 6 months prior to rehire
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
  • 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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Preferred Qualifications

On Call is required with a 30-minute response time


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