Hawaii Pacific Health Surgical Assistant - Perioperative Services in Honolulu, Hawaii

Job Description

Kapi‘olani Medical Center for Women & Children is well recognized as Hawai‘i’s leader in the care of women, infants and children. With 207 beds and 66 bassinettes, the nonprofit hospital is Hawai‘i’s only maternity, newborn and pediatric specialty hospital. It is also a tertiary care, medical teaching and research facility. Specialty services include intensive care for infants and children, 24-hour emergency care, neonatal and pediatric air transport and children’s specialty clinics. With a dedicated team of more than 1,300 employees and 604 physicians, the hospital is home to Kapi‘olani Women’s Center, Kapi‘olani Breast Center and Kapi‘olani Women’s Cancer Center, the state’s only dedicated breast health and gynecological cancer centers. Kapi‘olani offers numerous community programs and services, such as the Kapi‘olani Child Protection Center and Sex Abuse Treatment Center, and through our affiliation with the University of Hawai‘i, we are home to the John A. Burns School of Medicine Pediatrics and OB/GYN residency programs.

Our Perioperative Services department provides full support throughout the duration of a patient's surgical procedure, spanning ward admission, anesthesia, surgery and recovery. Professional care services include identification of the patient’s individual needs, patient care plan development and implementation and the coordination of nursing service to restore each patient’s health before, during and after a surgical procedure.

If you are interested in joining a professional team of care givers that can bring life-changing surgical services to our patients, you could be the ideal candidate for our Surgical Assistant position. In this role, you will serve as an assistant to the surgeon, to help carry out safe surgical procedures and related instructions as trained. We are looking for someone highly motivated and detail-oriented, with excellent patient care and communication skills and a commitment to delivering the highest quality health care to Hawai‘i’s people.

Location: Kapiolani Medical Center for Women and Children, Honolulu, HI

Work Schedule: Day/Evening - 8 Hours

Work Type: Full Time Regular

FTE: 1.000000

Bargaining Unit: Teamsters

Exempt: No

Minimum Qualifications: High school or equivalent. Completion of an accredited Surgical Assistant program or training with Certificate or Degree of completion. Current American Heart Association Health Care Provider Basic Life Support (BLS) CPR card.

Preferred Qualifications: Two (2) years of surgical assistant or technologist experience in an acute care setting. Certified Surgical Assistant with the National Board of Surgical Technologist and Surgical Assistant (NBSTSA).

EOE/AA/Disabled/Vets

Position Surgical Assistant - Perioperative Services

Category Surgical Services

Employment Type Employee

Location Kapiolani Medical Center for Women and Children, Honolulu, HI

Req ID 10790