Certified Surgical First Assist at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 3/6/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
    3/6/2020
  • Job ID:
    20003108
  • Job Family
    Surgery
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Shawnee Mission

Job Description


Description

Certified First Assist AdventHealth Shawnee Mission

Location Address: 9100 W. 74th Street; suite 100, Mission, KS 66204

 

Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Shawnee Mission

  • Received Magnet? recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center in January 2019
  • Providing faith-based, whole person care to Kansas City since 1962
  • Excellent health benefits, an onsite child care center and fitness facility  
  • Tuition reimbursement to support continuing education
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Largest health care provider in Johnson County with three campuses
Work Hours/Shift:
 Monday - Friday
6:30 am - 3:00 pm
Call required
 
You Will Be Responsible For:
  • 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

  • Positions patients appropriately, uses stabilizing equipment when necessary, and prioritizes patient comfort and safety

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

  • Assists team with safe and appropriate operating room turnover times in an efficient and organized manner

  • Supervises other healthcare team members in the surgical environment

  • Performs other duties as assigned

  • Ability prepare surgical suites with appropriate instruments, resources, and supplies based on surgeon preference cards

  • Strong physician/surgeon relationship skills and team mentality

  • Up-to-date knowledge of patient rights and ability to respect cultural, psychosocial, and spiritual values

  • Up-to-date knowledge of applicable regulatory, compliance, and accreditation standards and requirements

  • Ability to communicate appropriately and effectively with patients and their family, hospital staff, nurses, physicians, and other health care professionals

  • Must be able to read, write and speak conversational English

  • Basic computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office


Qualifications
What You Will Need:
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
  • Certified Surgical Technologist First Assist
  • Current certification by the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA) as a Certified Surgical First Assistant (CSFA), or through the National Surgical Association as a Certified Surgical Assistant (CSA)
  • American Board of Surgical Assistants (ABSA)
 
Job Summary:

Assists surgeons in preparation for and during surgical procedures.



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

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