Community Health Systems First Assist - Surgical Tech in Roswell, New Mexico


Provides assistance to the surgeon and registered nurse to assist with instrumentation, equipment and positioning the patient for surgical procedures. Ensures the CHS Code of Conduct is reflected in all aspects of the department operation.



Must possess a high school diploma or GED equivalent and exhibit proficiency in patient care and oral communication skills. Must be a graduate of Certified Surgical Technician program, and a recognized First Assistant Training program.


Desirable characteristics include at least one year of experience as a Tech, preferably in the area of application. Must be able to follow directions and perform work according to department standards under the supervision of an RN and/or attending surgeon. Must be emotionally mature and able to function effectively under stress.


Must have national certification as Certified First Assist and Certified Surgical Technician. Must obtain and maintain AHA BLS Certification. ACLS and PALS preferred.

CPI Certification must be obtained during week of NEO.

Job: Inpatient Surgical Services

Organization: Eastern New Mexico Medical Center

Location: NM-Roswell

Requisition ID: 1840055

This organization does not discriminate in any way to deprive any person of employment opportunities or otherwise adversely affect the status of any employee because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, citizenship, veteran status, or military or uniformed services, in accordance with all applicable governmental laws and regulations. In addition, the facility complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.