Certified Surgical Technologist - First Assistant

Job ID
Employment Type
Part Time
Hours / Pay Period
St Rose Dominican - San Martin
Standard Hours
6:30a-5p, varied days, on call holidays, weekends and weekdays
Work Schedule
10 Hour


As the community’s only not-for-profit, faith-based health care system; Dignity Health Nevada has been guided by the vision and core values of the Adrian Dominican Sisters for more than 70 years.  As the Henderson and Las Vegas communities grow, Dignity Health-St. Rose Dominican facilities and its more than 3,400 employees will continue the Sisters’ mission of serving people in need.  St. Rose Dominican is a member of Dignity Health, one of the nation’s largest healthcare systems, a 22-state network of more than 9,000 physicians, 60,000 employees, and 400 care centers, including hospitals, urgent and occupational care, imaging and surgery centers, home health, and primary care clinics.  Headquartered in San Francisco, Dignity Health is dedicated to providing compassionate, high-quality, and affordable patient-centered care with special attention to the poor and underserved.  You can also follow us on Twitter and Facebook.


Position Summary: 


Certified Surgical Technologist First Assist provide aid in exposure, hemostasis, closure, and other intraoperative technical functions that help the surgeon carry out a safe operation with optimal results for the patient. In addition to intraoperative duties, the surgical assistant also performs preoperative and postoperative duties to better faciliatate proper patient care. The surgical assistant performs these functions during the operation under the direction and supervision of the surgeon and in accordance with hospital policy and appropriate laws and regulations.


  • This position is represented by SEIU, Local 1107 and is covered by the terms and conditions of the applicable collective bargaining agreement.


Minimum Qualifications:


  • 2 years minimum Certified Surgical Technologist Completion of Certification as Surgical First Assist.
  • 2 years robotic experience.  
  • Current Certified Surgical Technologist with completion of a CAAHEP accredited first assist program.  
  • Completion of CAAHEP accredited first assist program and/or evidence of preceptorship of 140 operative cases as surgical first assist and/or evidence of previous experience in the role of a Certified First Assist.
  • CT ORT = Certified Surgical Technologist Nat'l; CT CSFA = Certification - Surgical First Assist Nat'l Both
    the Certifed Surgical Technologist and Certified Surgical First Assit certification(s) must be provisioned through the NBSTSA.


Preferred Qualifications:  


  • 5 years Certified Surgical Technologist Completion of Certification as Surgical First Assist.  
  • 2 years vein harvesting experience preferred.  


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