AdventHealthSurgical First Asst Certified
Altamonte Springs, FL

All the benefits and perks you need for you and your family:

  • Benefits from Day One

  • Paid Days Off from Day One

  • $7,500 Sign On Bonus for eligible candidates

  • $3,000 Relocation Bonus for eligible candidates

  • Career Development

Our promise to you: Joining AdventHealth is about being part of something bigger. It’s about belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each person, and serves to uplift others in body, mind and spirit. AdventHealth is a place where you can thrive professionally, and grow spiritually, by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Where you will be valued for who you are and the unique experiences you bring to our purpose-minded team. All while understanding that together we are even better.

Schedule: FT

Shift : Monday thru Friday 6:30-1500 Call as needed during the week Call as need on weekends.

The community you’ll be caring for:

• Located north of Orlando in the community of Altamonte Springs, our facility is consistently named “Best Hospital” for overall quality, reputation, doctors and nurses by local residents

• As the largest satellite campus within the AdventHealth system, AdventHealth Altamonte has been providing state-of-the-art healthcare to the community since 1973

• The 398-bed hospital cares for more than 168,000 patients a year. We are proud to be revolutionizing health care with visionary leadership and world-class resources.

The role you’ll contribute:

The Surgical First Assistant provides 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. The Surgical First Assistant also performs pre-operative and post-operative duties to better facilitate proper patient care. These functions are performed during the operation under the direction and supervision of the surgeon and in accordance with hospital policy and appropriate laws and regulations. Collaborates as part of the OR team to ensure efficient and timely room set up and turnover. Functions in the role of Surgical Scrub as needed for the department. Must maintain AdventHealth medical staff Allied Health privileges in good standing.

The value you’ll bring to the team:

  • Utilizes physician preference cards to set up operating suites. May update cards appropriately, when instructed.

  • Determines appropriate surgical equipment and supplies, based on physician’s preference.

  • Achieves temporary and permanent hemostasis by applying appropriate techniques.

  • Assists with body plane closures, wound dressing applications, and securing drainage systems.

  • Provides visualization for operative sites by applying appropriate methods, which includes tissue manipulation, retraction, sponging, suction, and irrigation.

The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed:

Minimum qualifications :

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification

  • Current certification by the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA) as a Certified Surgical First Assistant (CSFA), or through the National Commission for the Certification of Surgical Assistants as a Certified Surgical Assistant (CSA), or American Board of Surgical Assistants (ABSA). In lieu of certification, previous documented experience as a surgeon.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Previous first assistant experience related to the area of specialty

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

Job Snapshot

  • Facility: AdventHealth Central Florida

  • Job Schedule: Full-time

    Pay Range: $35.04 - $50.06

  • Location: Altamonte Springs, FL

  • Job ID: 24024160

  • Job Family: Surgery

  • Shift: 1 - Day

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