Kettering Health Network

  • Surgical Technician First Assist - Second Shift - Operating Room - Grandview Medical Center

    Posted Date 1 month ago(12/19/2018 8:31 AM)
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    Surgical Services
    Job Type
    Second Shift
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  • Overview

    Taking pride in our Sacred Work, Kettering Health Network is committed to transforming the healthcare experience with world-class health services for our patients and their families. We strive to improve the quality of life of those in our community. Located in southwest Ohio, Kettering Health Network is a not-for-profit network of 8 hospitals, 10 emergency departments and 120 outpatient facilities.

    Responsibilities & Requirements

    As a Surgical Technician First Assist, your mission is to embrace best-in-class nursing processes to provide excellence in nursing care to your patients in all settings and in collaboration with other health care providers.  Further responsibilities include: 


    • Accountability for your professional development and practice within the scope of care defined by law
    • Utilizing organizational resources you will act as a patient advocate for the delivery of safe care including delegation of care and participation in performance and practice improvement activities
    • Deliver nursing care that reflects the mission, vision, values and philosophies, of the organization, nursing departments and Kettering Health Network as whole
    • Assist physicians in surgery and may perform specific significant surgical tasks under professional supervision
    • Surgical tasks include, but are not limited to, opening and closing surgical sites, exposure of the surgical site, harvesting grafts, dissecting tissue, removing tissue, implanting devices, and altering tissues
    • Under professional supervision, apply and remove splints and/or casts, place Foley catheters, IV’s, arterial lines, administer local anesthesia and other such procedures as requested and necessary

    Preferred Qualifications

    This is a second shift First Assist/ Surgical Tech position.

    • Associates in Surgical Technology from an approved school
    • Two years current experience as an OR Surgical Technician
    • National certification for Surgical First Assist or Surgical Assistant
    • Current BLS certification
    • Preferred certifications but not required: PALS and NRP


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