Certified Surgical Technologist- First Assistant
Full Time, 72 Hours Per Pay Period, Day Shift
Position Summary: The Certified Surgical Technologist functioning as a First Assistant (CST-FA) to the surgeon will comply with all state and institutional policies and guidelines of practice as a CST-FA and will further expand their role to include the following delegated surgical tasks. The CST-FA will have specialized education and certification specifically to support this expanded function.
Minimum Education: None specified; however, must be sufficient to meet the standards for achievement of the below indicated license and/or certification as required by the issuing authority.
Minimum Experience: Experience performing certified surgical technologist duties in an operating suite sufficient to meet the experience requirements mandated by one of the certifying bodies indicated below.
License/Certification: In addition to professional certification as a Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) from the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting; or as a National Certified Technician (OR) from the National Center for Competency Testing; or state licensure as LPN with appropriate experience performing surgical procedures in a circulating and/or scrub capacity, must also possess one of the following certifications:
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