Entry Level Certified Surgical First Assist at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 4/17/2022

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Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Date Posted:
    4/17/2022
  • Job ID:
    21030534
  • Job Family
    Surgery
  • Shift
    1 - Day

Job Description


Description

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

  • Benefits from Day One
  • Paid Days Off from Day One
  • Sign-on Bonus*
  • Relocation Bonus*

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: Full Time

Shift: Monday- Friday, 30 minute call required to include rotating weekends and holidays

Location: 7050 Gall Blvd. Zephyrhills, FL 33541

The community you’ll be caring for: AdventHealth Zephyrhills

  • First in Florida to earn Advanced Certification for Hip Replacement and Knee Replacement (Joint Commission)
  • Accredited Chest Pain Center with PCI (Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care)
  • GWTG Gold Plus with Honor Roll Elite and Target: Type 2 Diabetes Honor Roll Achievement, 2020 (American Heart Association)
  • One of America's Best Hospitals for Heart Care, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021 (Women’s Choice Award)
  • One of America's Best Hospitals for Stroke Centers, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021 (Women’s Choice Award)

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.

The value you’ll bring to the team:

  • Utilizes physician preference cards to set up operating suites. May update and route 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
  • Assists team with safe and appropriate operating room turnover times in an efficient and organized manner
Qualifications

The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed:

• American Board of Surgical Assistants

 • Basic Life Support - CPR Cert

 • Certified First Assistant

 • Certified Surgical First Assistant

 • Certified Surgical Technical First Assistant


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

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