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Certified Surgical Tech FA II-

Company: Mercy
Location: Fort Smith
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

We're a Little Different

Our mission is clear. We bring to life a healing ministry through our compassionate care and exceptional service.

At Mercy, we believe in careers that match the unique gifts of unique individuals - careers that not only make the most of your skills and talents, but also your heart. Join us and discover why Modern Healthcare Magazine named us in its "Top 100 Places to Work."


Under the supervision of the surgeon, The Surgical Tech First Assist is a role which provides additional assistance to the surgeon in the Operating Room over and above that normally provided. As defined by the American College of Surgeons (ACS), surgical assistants provide aid in exposure, hemostasis, closure, and other interoperative technical functions that help the surgeon carry out a safer operation with optimal results for the patient. In addition, the CSFA may perform in the role of the Surgical Technologist in the Operating Room as needed. Coordinates the care of the surgical patient with other team members. Maintains patient rights and confidentiality. Performs duties and responsibilities in a manner consistent with our mission, values, and guiding principles.


Education: High-School Diploma or GED and Successful completion of a Postsecondary certificate or associate degree in Surgical Technology from an accredited surgical technology program are required. You may be asked to provide proof of education.
Licensure-Certification: First Assist Certification (CSFA) from an accredited Surgical Technologist First Assist Program is required. American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) required.
Experience: Experienced with complex and routine cases. Completes all competencies in previous levels in addition to: Basic competencies of a Certified Surgical Technologist First Assist.
Other: Must understand English both written and spoken, must be able to safely and successfully perform job-related functions, with or without reasonable accommodation required by federal, state, or local law.

We Offer Great Benefits:

Day-one comprehensive health, vision and dental coverage, PTO, tuition reimbursement and employer-matched retirement funds are just a few of the great benefits offered to eligible co-workers, including those working 48 hours or more per pay period!

We're bringing to life a healing ministry through compassionate care.

At Mercy, our supportive community will be behind you every step of your day, especially the tough ones. You will have opportunities to pioneer new models of care and transform the health care experience through advanced technology and innovative procedures. We're expanding to help our communities grow. Join us and be a part of it all.

What Makes You a Good Match for Mercy?

Compassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us. Having a positive outlook and a strong sense of advocacy is in perfect step with our mission and vision. We're also collaborative and unafraid to do a little extra to deliver excellent care - that's just part of our commitment. If that sounds like a good fit for you, we encourage you to apply.

Mercy has determined this is a safety-sensitive position. The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is an essential function of this job.

Keywords: Mercy, Fort Smith , Certified Surgical Tech FA II-, Healthcare , Fort Smith, Arkansas

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