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TECH - OR/SURG FIRST ASSIST-McAllen Medical Center-FT 6:30-3p - (14768)

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Deltek Talent Management - TECH - OR/SURG FIRST ASSIST-McAllen Medical Center-FT 6:30-3p - (14768)

Job Details

TECH - OR/SURG FIRST ASSIST-McAllen Medical Center-FT 6:30-3p - (14768)

Facility Name
McAllen Medical Center
MCALLEN, TX 78503 US (Primary)
Career Area
Allied Health
Job Description



As defined by the American College of Surgeons, the first assistant provides aid in exposure, hemostasis and other technical functions that will help the surgeon carry out a safe operation with optimal results for the patient. Must possess a working knowledge of all operating room procedures with respect to attire, infection control, and is familiar with individual requirements and recommended practices of compliance.  Must accept responsibility for his/her integrity with respect to maintenance and compliance, to and of these policies.  Will have the ability to anticipate the needs of the surgeon, and other team members, with respect to the requirements of a particular surgical procedure. Must be able to demonstrate and maintain dexterity sufficient to successful completion of his/her assistant duties on each particular procedure. Will maintain a professional attitude with respect to the dignity, privacy, and safety of the patient. Must possess the ability to only function within the limits of his/her ability, and within the scope of practice set forth by the medical facility.

Job Requirements



  1. Graduate form an accredited Surgical Technologist program preferred.

  2. Current certification as a Certified Surgical First Assistant

  3. Willingness to be cross trained to other areas

  4. Must demonstrate commitment and adherence to STHS’s Compliance Program and Code of Conduct through compliance with all policies and procedures, the Code of Conduct, attendance at required training and immediately reporting suspected compliance issue(s) to the Compliance Officer.



  1. Current certification as a Certified Surgical First Assistant

  2. Must have and maintain current BLS certification, according to unit specific needs.  Certification must be in accordance with the curriculum of the AHA, for   Healthcare Provider’s Program.

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