1+ months

On Call Certified Surgical Tech First Assist

HCA Healthcare
Salem, VA 24153



Last year our HCA Healthcare colleagues invested over 156,000 hours volunteering in our communities. As a(an) On Call Certified Surgical Tech First Assist with LewisGale Medical Center you can be a part of an organization that is devoted to giving back!


LewisGale Medical Center, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as free telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.
  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing
  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan with 10% off HCA Healthcare stock
  • Family support through fertility and family building benefits with Progyny and adoption assistance.
  • Referral services for child, elder and pet care, home and auto repair, event planning and more
  • Consumer discounts through Abenity and Consumer Discounts
  • Retirement readiness, rollover assistance services and preferred banking partnerships
  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)
  • Colleague recognition program
  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)
  • Employee Health Assistance Fund that offers free employee-only coverage to full-time and part-time colleagues based on income.

Learn more about Employee Benefits

Note: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.

Would you like to unlock your potential with a leading healthcare provider dedicated to the growth and development of our colleagues? Join the LewisGale Medical Center family! We will give you the tools and resources you need to succeed in our organization. We are looking for an enthusiastic On Call Certified Surgical Tech First Assist to help us reach our goals. Unlock your potential!

Job Summary and Qualifications

Our Surgical/OR First Assist will work under the supervision of the surgical services leadership team to assist in proper care, handling, assembly, decontamination, and sterilization of instruments. *This position will be assigned to dedicated on-call*

  • You will utilizes principles of aseptic technique in creating and maintaining a sterile field. 
  • You will be responsible for planning and providing equipment and supplies based on patient and physician needs. You will assist the surgical team in opening up items for case, cleaning rooms in between cases along with putting up unused supplies either in between cases or at the end of their assigned shift. 
  • You will need to demonstrate competency in assisting surgeon as it relates to unit scope of care. 
  • You will be responsible for promoting cost containment while delivering quality patient care within the operating room. 
  • You will participate in on-call assignments and demonstrates flexibility to cover staffing as needed. 
  • You will need to demonstrate flexibility to perform other functions within Surgical Services to assist in the smooth operation of the department.
  • You will be responsible for providing a safe environment for the surgical patient during their perioperative experience.
  • You will serve as a professional member of the OR team and will be responsible for pursuing your own professional growth through continuing education and in-services. 
  • You will need to adhere to hospital policies and procedures; supports the mission of the hospital.

    What qualifications you will need:
    • Certified Surgical Technician (CST), or Certified First Assistant
    • Basic Cardiac Life Support, or BCLS Instructor must be obtained within 30 days of employment start date
    • Must be able to respond to facility within 30 minutes while on call 

    LewisGale Medical Center has provided quality healthcare services since 1909. We give patients access to trained physicians and advanced technology. Our500+ bed hospitalis one of the leading acute care facilities in the Salem area. We specialize inheart and vascular careincluding the latest advanced technology available through our designated Heart Centeras well asorthopedics and spine care, services for mental and behavioral health and cancer care.

    At LewisGale Medical Center, our care like family culture extends to our patients, our people and our community. We are committed to each other because when we join together, our patients are cared for in the safest and most compassionate way.

    HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the Worlds Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated 3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.

    "There is so much good to do in the world and so many different ways to do it."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.
    HCA Healthcare Co-Founder

    Be a part of an organization that invests in you! We are reviewing applications for our On Call Certified Surgical Tech First Assist opening. Qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Submit your application and help us raise the bar in patient care!

    We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.



    Posted: 2023-09-14 Expires: 2023-12-09



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    On Call Certified Surgical Tech First Assist

    HCA Healthcare
    Salem, VA 24153


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