Skip to main content

Certified Surgical First Assist - Piedmont Orthopaedics

Requisition R129741 Market Greenville, South Carolina Department Bon Secours Piedmont Orthopaedics - Greenville Specialty Care LLC Shift Days Schedule Full-time

Thank you for considering a career at Bon Secours!

The Surgical Tech First Assist assists the surgeon during surgical procedures at the direction of the surgeon. The S.A. First Asst. functions as a member of the surgical team in room preparation, turnover, and facilitation of the daily surgery schedule.As a member of the Patient Care Team, the Surgical Tech First Assist is trained to perform a wide range of essential patient services including designated medications/intravenous administration scrubbing and first assisting. The Surgical Tech First Assist performs a variety of basic age-specific duties to assist in the care of the patients under the direction of an RN who as determined appropriate task for delegation.The Surgical Tech First Assist makes observations as directed by the RN and reports deviations to the RN.

  • Demonstrates knowledge of anatomy and physiology relating to surgical procedures. Displays ability to relate knowledge to assist the surgeon. Anticipates patients needs and responds in timely manner to patient and other caregiver requests. Observes patients responses and reports and adverse reactions or other pertinent information to RN and Physician. Performs wound care as directed by RN.

  • Responsible for maintaining a visible, working surgical field. Responsible for case preparation.

  • Positions patient on the operating room table maintaining proper body alignment. Performs the pre-operative skin preparation and shave as ordered. Inserts foley catheters as ordered.

  • Assists in providing patients with a safe and supportive environment by demonstrating an understanding of: patients rights, confidentiality, abuse and appropriate interventions and advance directives.

  • Demonstrates and promotes teamwork. Enhances professional development/stays current/completes necessary competency requirements. Promotes cost containment efforts.

  • Anticipates surgeon and assistance needs, handling appropriate instruments, sutures, sponges and other sterile equipment. Counts all sponges, needles, sharps and instruments with circulating RN to ensure no loss of items. Maintains First Assistant competency.

  • May clamp or tie bleeders.- May utilize cautery as directed by physician.Suture fascia, subcutaneous tissue and skin.Suction surgical wound.

Required Minimum Education: High School Diploma or GED

Specialty/Major:Upon hire, must successfully completed scrub and first assistant didactic and clinical courses within first year or Graduate of a surgical assistant program, or equivalent experience with special training to function in the SA role. CST required.

Bon Secoursis an equal opportunity employer.

Many of our opportunities reward* your hard work with:

  • Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans
  • Prescription drug coverage
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Life insurance w/AD&D
  • Employer contributions to retirement savings plan when eligible
  • Paid time off
  • Educational Assistance
  • And much more

*Benefits offerings vary according to employment status

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Work Shift:

Days

Department:

Bon Secours Piedmont Orthopaedics - Greenville Specialty Care LLC

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you’d like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for  Mercy Health – Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours – Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employers, please email recruitment@mercy.com. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at recruitment@mercy.com.

Apply Now
Luis F., RN

I wanted to get into a career where I’m happy to go to work.

Luis F. Registered Nurse
Forbes Best-in-state Employer, Ohio (ranking 29th)

Forbes Best-in-state Employer, Ohio (ranking 29th)

Forbes Best-in-state Employer, Virginia (ranking 80th)

Forbes Best-in-state Employer, Virginia (ranking 80th)

Springbuk- One of the Healthiest Employers in America

Springbuk- One of the Healthiest Employers in America

Seramount – One of the Best Companies for Multicultural Women

Seramount – One of the Best Companies for Multicultural Women

Seramount 100 Best Companies for Working Mothers 2021

Seramount 100 Best Companies for Working Mothers 2021

Seramount Top Company for Executive Women 2021

Seramount Top Company for Executive Women 2021

Forbes Best-in-state Employer, Ohio (ranking 29th)

Forbes Best-in-state Employer, Ohio (ranking 29th)

Forbes Best-in-state Employer, Virginia (ranking 80th)

Forbes Best-in-state Employer, Virginia (ranking 80th)

Springbuk- One of the Healthiest Employers in America

Springbuk- One of the Healthiest Employers in America

Seramount – One of the Best Companies for Multicultural Women

Seramount – One of the Best Companies for Multicultural Women

Seramount 100 Best Companies for Working Mothers 2021

Seramount 100 Best Companies for Working Mothers 2021

Seramount Top Company for Executive Women 2021

Seramount Top Company for Executive Women 2021

Check Out This Location Loctaion icon View Map
Back to top