The primary purpose of the First/Surgical Assist position is to assist the surgeon and RN’s in operative procedures. The primary role of the First/Surgical Assist- will be to function as an assistant to the Surgeon. The role also includes pre-operative functions such as selection and placement of appropriate surgical instruments, supplies and equipment; to scrub and provide instruments, sutures and other sterile supplies during surgical procedures. Performs variable duties related to the Surgery unit in accordance with established Hospital Policies and Procedures. The First/Surgical Assist has the responsibility of reporting, incidents, patient and/or employee issues, work related accidents and any unusual events to the Registered Nurses and who are responsible for the delivery of patient care. Strives daily to give all customers excellent care and promotes Havasu Regional Medical Centers’ Standards of Behavior and performs other duties as assigned.