Banner Health Surgical First Assistant in Loveland, Colorado

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Banner Staffing Services offers a world of opportunities to make an impact on one of the country’s leading health systems. If you’re looking to leverage your abilities to make a difference – you belong at Banner Staffing Services.

As the internal staffing (registry) provider for Banner Health, Banner Staffing Services (BSS) provides opportunities within one of the country’s leading health systems. The BSS team is dedicated to providing personal attention and professional support for its employees. Registry opportunities are a great way to market your skills within Banner Health. As a BSS employee, you are eligible to apply (at any time) as an internal applicant to any regular full-time or part-time opportunities within Banner Health.

In addition, registry employment through BSS offers:

Competitive wages

Paid orientation

Flexible Schedules (select positions)

Fewer Shifts Cancelled

Weekly pay

403(b) Pre-tax retirement plan

Employee Assistance Program

Employee wellness program

Discount Entertainment tickets

Restaurant/Shopping discounts

Auto Purchase Plan

BSS Registry positions do not have guaranteed hours and no medical benefits package is offered. BSS requires: Completion of post-offer Occupational Health physical assessment, drug screen and background check (includes; employment, criminal and education).

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Job Summary

At the direction of a surgeon, this position assists in performing surgical procedures. This position is responsible for performing intraoperative technical functions. In addition, this position performs preoperative and postoperative duties to facilitate patient care.

Essential Functions

  • Provides surgical assistance to surgeon for perioperative patient cases. Prepares for surgical procedures. Pulls appropriate instruments and supplies and ensures good working order of instruments. Reviews case carts for correct instruments and supplies. Troubleshoots malfunctioning equipment and makes minor adjustments or calls biomedical equipment staff. Checks schedule and plans ahead for upcoming surgical case needs.

  • Anticipates the surgeon's needs. Assists in maintaining hemostasis, passes instruments, retracts tissue, use and application of appropriate surgical instruments, placement of ties and suture ligatures, or any other measures as directed by surgeon. Contributes to excellent patient outcomes through timely, effective, efficient, equitable, and safe care.

  • Demonstrates the principles of aseptic technique and universal precautions throughout the procedure. Disposes of sharps and trash and places used supplies into case cart for processing. Participates in counting sharps, instruments and sponges. Prepares instruments for cleaning following each case.

  • Assists with the plan of care under the direction of a physician. Provides care based on physician orders in compliance with policies and procedures, standards of care, and regulatory agency requirements.

  • Performs all functions according to established policies, procedures, regulatory and accreditation requirements, as well as applicable professional standards. Provides all customers with an excellent service experience by consistently demonstrating our core and leader behaviors each and every day.

Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma/GED or equivalent working knowledge and current basic life support certification, also required is current certification as a surgical technologist.

Where applicable must be registered with State Regulatory Agency.

This position requires skills and abilities typically attained with 2 or more years of operating room experience and must be able to scrub proficiently on a minimum of 2 surgical specialties. The position requires manual dexterity and the ability to maintain professional decorum in highly stressful emergent situations. The position requires the ability to be conscientious, organized, and orderly and the ability to respond quickly to the needs of the surgeon and patient within the scope of practice. Must stay abreast of new developments in the field.

Preferred Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited school of surgical technology and First Assistant Certification is highly preferred.

Additional related education and/or experience preferred.

Job Number 226098

Facility Banner Staffing Service WR

Department Banner Staffing Services-WR

Address : Street 2000 Boise Ave

Address : Location US-CO-Loveland

Work Schedule Day

Position Type BR: Banner Registry

Posting Category Surgery Services