Certified Surgical First Assist at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 1/13/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Calhoun, GA
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
    1/13/2020
  • Job ID:
    19024860
  • Job Family
    Surgery
  • Travel
    Yes, 50 % of the Time
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Gordon and Murray

Job Description


Description

Certified Surgical First Assist Full Time Days

 

AdventHealth Gordon 1035 Red Bud Rd Calhoun, GA 30701

 

Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Gordon:

Five-star Rating, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Top 100 Community Hospitals, Becker’s Hospital Review

Top 100 Rural Hospitals, Becker’s Hospital Review

Located in the foothills of the North Georgia Mountains

Co-workers that feel like family

 

 

What 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

 


Qualifications

What You Will Need:

•         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

Knowledge and Skills Preferred:

•         Previous experience as a surgical technician

•         Knowledge of complex Orthopedics and Spine instrumentation

•         Experience with Robotics-Devinci-MAKO etc.

Education and Experience Required:

•         Be certified as a Surgical Assistant from an accredited program recognized by the National Board Surgical Technologist Association or the American Board of Surgical Assistants

 

 

Education and Experience Preferred:

•         Two years of technical experience

 

Licensure, Certification or Registration Required:

  • 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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