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Certified Surgical First Assistant

Company: The Surgery Center of Cleveland
Location: Cleveland
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Experienced Certified Surgical First Assistant. Experienced in multispecialty cases preferred.
Roles and responsibilities of a surgical first assistant include:
Communicating the surgeon's preferences and specific patient needs to surgical team
Positioning the patient to provide the necessary exposure for the procedure, as well as the surgeon preference
Providing intraoperative skills such as visualization, trocar insertion, injection of local anesthetics, hemostasis, tissue handling, placement and securing of wound drains, and closure of body planes
Having knowledge of and using all open, laparoscopic, and robotic equipment necessary for a procedure
Proficiency in technical skills required during a surgical procedure, including, but not limited to: clamping, cauterizing, suturing, inserting, injecting, manipulating, retracting, cutting, and ligating tissue as necessary
Utilizing appropriate suturing techniques, according to surgeon preference, to close the incision at the end of the procedure
Providing postoperative skills in patient care such as applying dressings to surgical wounds, patient transfer and transport, transfer of care, and monitoring for immediate complications
Collaborating with others to provide continuity of care

Keywords: The Surgery Center of Cleveland, Cleveland , Certified Surgical First Assistant, Healthcare , Cleveland, Tennessee

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