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Surgical First Assist- Operating Room, Full-time, Days (Dekalb)

Northwestern Medicine
Employment type: 
Full time
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At Northwestern Medicine, every patient interaction makes a difference in cultivating a positive workplace. This patient-first approach is what sets us apart as a leader in the healthcare industry. As an integral part of our team, youll have the opportunity to join our quest for better healthcare, no matter where you work within the Northwestern Medicine system. At Northwestern Medicine, we pride ourselves on providing competitive benefits: from tuition reimbursement and loan forgiveness to 401(k) matching and lifecycle benefits, we take care of our employees. Ready to join our quest for better?
A clinically competent Surgical Assist who works under the supervision of the surgeon in delivering safe and effective care to the patient during the intraoperative period. Effectively interacts with the patient and health care team members, while maintaining the Surgical Department standards. Assists the surgeon under the direction of the surgeon with the safe delivery of care during the intra-op phase of care. Assists the OR team with the set-up and take-down of the Operating Room prior to and at the end of the surgical case. Those Surgical Assistants with dual training / certification - SA / CST - will support the OR team in the role of CST when no SA assistance is needed. EOE Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans. VEVRAA Federal Contractor.
Required: Completion of a Surgical Assistant Program upon hire and receive Surgical Assistant Certification within 6 month of hire. BLS within 30 days of hire. Desired: Recent Hospital experience, 0-2 years, and/or previous practice experience.

Northwestern Medicine is dedicated to providing the most advanced healthcare to the communities and patients we serve. The Northwestern Medicine clinical and administrative staff, medical and science faculty and medical students come together everyday with a shared commitment to superior quality, academic excellence, scientific discovery and patient safety.

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