Surgical Assistant Position

Positions Available: 2

Job Description

Job Type: Full-time

At Aesthetic and Plastic Surgery Institute of South Florida we are seeking a motivated and hardworking Surgical Assistant. As a Surgical Assistant, you will act as a First Assistant to the surgeon(s) during surgical procedures and perform complex surgical techniques as needed and directed by the physician. In this role, you will work or assist primarily a Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon. We are two operating room outpatient facility. 

Responsibilities:

  • Under the direction of a surgeon and / or Operating Room Manager, performs a variety of duties, preparing for, assisting during, and cleaning up after surgical procedures. Detail-oriented and organizational skills are a must. 

  • Knowledge of cleaning, sterilizing, and packing of reusable medical equipment. Restock and prepare OR rooms. 

  • Flexibility and the ability to work well with a team, in an outpatient surgical center. Works well in a fast-paced environment and with a sense of urgency. 

  • Ability to work flexible hours as scheduled, including weekends and holidays, and to be on-call if needed. 

  • Provides patient care in accordance with surgical center policies, procedures, and standards of care. 

  • The job requires performing under stress when confronted with emergency, critical, unusual, or dangerous situations or in situations, in which working speed and sustained attention to detail are essential.

  • High energy, a self-motivated individual whose style is effective in working with all levels of the organization to drive performance and continuous improvement. 

  • Knowledge of clinical tray set-ups and appropriate instruments (will train the right candidate)

  • Set up and maintain the integrity of the sterile field

  • Circulation and set-up duties in the procedure room

  • Prep and drape patients correctly for all procedures. 

  • Ability to anticipate the needs and expectations of the physician while assisting

Requirements: 

  • Surgical Tech Certification required

  • Experience as Scrub technician in plastic surgery is a plus

  • Familiar with Sterile field, the surgical technique is a plus

  • Current BLS and vaccine for TB up to date

Required license or certification:

Surgical Technologist

Experience:

  • Surgical Tech: 1 year (Required)

To apply please attach your resume.