Certified Surgical First Assistant Full Time Days at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 7/18/2021

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    Tavares, FL
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Job Description


CSFA Days AdventHealth Waterman

Location Address: 1000 Waterman Way Tavares, Florida 32778

Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Waterman

  • $5,000 sign on and $3,000 relo
  • Immediate health insurance
  • Great benefits such as: Onsite daycare, educational reimbursement
  • Career growth and advancement potential
  • High quality of life with low cost of living just outside of Orlando, Florida

Work Hours/Shift:

FT, Days

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Using instruments and medical devices,
  • Providing surgical site exposure,
  • Handling and/or cutting tissue,
  • Providing hemostasis by means of clamping vessels, coagulating, and ligating vessels,
  • Suturing, and closure of surgical sites (i.e. closure of muscle, fascia, subcutaneous, and skin).
  • Responding to emergency situations.
  • Participates in staff and student development.
  • Responsible for personal and professional development.
  • Adheres to institutional policies and state regulations, both of which supersede this document.
  • Surgical First assistants are not to close a body cavity
  • Functions as a Patient Safety Advocate.

What You Will Need:

  • High school graduate or equivalent.
  • Graduate from an accredited Surgical Technology program, or Military Trained Surgical Assistant, or Graduate of Foreign Medical School (GFMS)
  • Completion of First Assist program or Military Trained Surgical Assistant.
  • 5 Years minimum relevant experience
  • Certification as Surgical First Assistant as a CSFA (Certified Surgical First Assist) or CSA (Certified Surgical Assistant).
  • Basic Cardiac Life Support.

Job Summary:

Responsible for indirect pre-/intra operative patient care, and assist in the provision of quality individualized care to the patient undergoing operative and/or an invasive procedure.  Based on the needs of the department and on training, competence, and skill, the CSFA will perform in the role of first assistant, and/or surgical technologist, including, but not limited to, peer education, advocacy, efficient provision of resources, enforcement of standards and integration and coordination of care across the surgical setting. 

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

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