Certified Surgical First Assistant
All the benefits and perks you need for you and your family:
Benefits from Day One
Paid Days Off from Day One
Whole Person Wellbeing Resources
Mental Health Resources and Support
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.
Shift : Days
Location: AdventHealth Redmond
Assists surgeons in preparation for and during surgical procedures.
PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND JOB RESPONSIBILITIES :
Utilizes physician preference cards to set up operating suites. May review cards appropriately, when instructed.
Determines appropriate surgical equipment and supplies, based on physician 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, suctioning, 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.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:
Ability to prepare 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.
The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed:
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, LICENSURE and EDUCATION REQUIRED:
Be certified as a Surgical/First Assistant from an accredited program recognized by the National Board of Surgical Technologist Association or the American Board of Surgical Assistants
Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification/RQI
Certified Surgical Technologist First Assistant
Current certification by the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA) as a Certified Surgical First Assistant (CSFA)
American Board of Surgical Assistants (ABSA)
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:
Previous experience as a surgical technician
Knowledge of complex surgical specialty instrumentation
Experience with Robotics (DaVinci, Cori, Navio, Velys, etc.)
This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.
Organization: AdventHealth Redmond
Schedule: 1 - Day
Shift: AdventHealth Redmond
Req ID: 23011040
We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.
Job Schedule: Full-time
Pay Range: $26.51 - $39.75
Location: Rome, GA
Job ID: 23011040
Job Family: Surgery
Shift: 1 - Day