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AdventHealth Certified Surgical First Assist in Tavares, Florida


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

  • $7,500 Sign-on Bonus and $3,000 Relocation Bonus for qualified candidates

  • Benefits from Day One

  • Career Development

  • Onsite Daycare

  • Debt-free Education (Certifications and Degrees without out-of-pocket tuition expense)

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 : Days. Shared call requirements

The community you’ll be caring for: AdventHealth Waterman - 1000 Waterman Way, Tavares, FL 32778

The role you’ll contribute:

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.

The value you’ll bring to the team:

  • Certified Surgical First Assistant practicing in surgery are functioning in an expanded perioperative role.

  • Certified Surgical First Assistant expanded role in the perioperative setting include: Preoperative patient management in collaboration with other health care providers, reviews daily assignments and ascertains type of surgeon specific preferences.

  • CSFA’s expanded role in the perioperative setting include the intraoperative performance of surgical first assistant technique as in:

o Using instruments and medical devices,

o Providing surgical site exposure,

o Handling and/or cutting tissue,

o Providing hemostasis by means of clamping vessels, coagulating, and ligating vessels,

o Suturing, and closure of surgical sites (i.e. closure of muscle, fascia, subcutaneous, and skin).


The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed:

  • Must be proficient in the English language

  • High school graduate or equivalent

  • Graduate from an accredited Surgical Technology program, or Military Trained Surgical Assistant, or Graduate of Foreign Medical School

  • Completion of First Assist program or Military Trained Surgical Assistant

  • Certification as Surgical First Assistant as a CSFA (Certified Surgical First Assist) or CSA (Certified Surgical Assistant)

  • 5 Years’ minimum relevant experience

  • Basic Life Support

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

Category: Surgery

Organization: AdventHealth Waterman

Schedule: 1 - Day

Shift: AdventHealth Waterman

Req ID: 22032364

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.