The CST/FA or CST/CFA functions as a surgical first assistant to the surgeon during the operation working under the direction and supervision of that surgeon and in accordance with hospital policy and appropriate laws and regulations. The first assist does not function as a surgical technician and surgical first assistant concurrently. On occasion the surgical first assistant may have to perform the duties of a surgical technician. All surgical staff assists with room turn over A deep commitment to patient safety and patient-family centered care are the hallmarks of the surgical services offered at Yuma Regional Medical Center. Our staff strives for excellence every step of the way, from the time the patient is scheduled for surgery, through preadmission and testing, pre-operative preparation, surgery and recovery. Our strong commitment to patient safety is evidenced by the extremely low incidence of infection in our surgical patients. YRMC offers surgical services on both an inpatient and outpatient basis. Surgical procedures performed at YRMC include traditional surgery, minimally invasive (laparoscopic) procedures, and laser surgery using the latest available equipment and technology. Surgical procedures performed at YRMC include: General Surgery, Bariatric (Weight Loss), Dental, Eye, Heart, Orthopedic, Pediatric, Podiatry, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Plastic/Reconstructive, Thoracic, Urology, Vascular and Open Heart. YRMC's surgical facilities include ten operating suites in the main operating room, two of which are dedicated to open hearts, four operating suites in the women's section, and four operating suites in the Outpatient Surgery Department. They also include three Post Anesthesia Care Units (PACUs), often called recovery rooms, where patients are cared for immediately after surgery. One PACU serves the main operating room, one is located in the outpatient surgery department and other is located in Women's Surgical Services. Are you searching for your Season in the Sun? Sunny Days....Starlit Nights Await! Welcome to Yuma, Arizona, where the sun shines 90 percent of the time, the monthly average temperature hovers at about 75.2 degrees and only three inches of rain a year dampen the desert. That's just enough moisture to ensure a vibrant spring bloom. We offer an outstanding seasonal travel program that provides a choice of 3 - 9 month assignments, round-trip travel reimbursement, ability to participate in YRMC's 401(k) matching employee funds up to 4%, a furnished apartment in YRMC's hospital owned apartment housing - Sonora Sunset (housing allowance available), and an attractive compensation package that includes competitive pay as well as premium pay differentials. Seasonal employees are also eligible to utilize our outpatient pharmacy to have prescriptions filled at a reduced rate.
Education Required: Graduate of Surgical Technology First Assist Program with completion of clinical hours Education Preferred: Certification as Surgical Tech First Assist Experience Required: 2 years experience as a surgical technician; BLS Certification Experience Preferred: 1-2 years experience as a Surgical Tech First Assist
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: Salary discussed with recruiter
Internal Number: 2649BR
About Yuma Regional Medical Center
Yuma Regional Medical Center (YRMC) is a 406 bed sole provider health care system in the sunny & warm south western tip of Arizona. YRMC fosters a close-knit, relationship-based environment where we pride ourselves on achieving & maintaining our organization “Primary Value” of Putting Patients First. Our overall goal is providing the highest quality of care & helping patients & families to have best possible experience.
To be considered for a position, an on-line application is required. Here are steps to apply:
In order to view the open job postings from the external YRMC Internet site:
Go to www.yumaregional.org
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