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Certified Surgical First Assistant

Company: Centennial Surgery Center
Location: Lebanon
Posted on: May 12, 2024

Job Description:

Description Certified OR First Assist - $20,000 Sign-On Bonus Available for External Hires! Introduction Do you want to join an organization that invests in you as a Certified Surgical First Assistant? At Centennial Surgery Center, you come first. HCA Healthcare has committed up to $300 million in programs to support our incredible team members over the course of three years. Benefits Centennial Surgery Center, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as free telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.
  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing
  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan with 10% off HCA Healthcare stock
  • Family support through fertility and family building benefits with Progyny and adoption assistance.
  • Referral services for child, elder and pet care, home and auto repair, event planning and more
  • Consumer discounts through Abenity and Consumer Discounts
  • Retirement readiness, rollover assistance services and preferred banking partnerships
  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)
  • Colleague recognition program
  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)
  • Employee Health Assistance Fund that offers free employee-only coverage to full-time and part-time colleagues based on income. Learn more about Employee Benefits Note: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location. You contribute to our success. Every role has an impact on our patients' lives and you have the opportunity to make a difference. We are looking for a dedicated Certified Surgical First Assistant like you to be a part of our team. Job Summary and Qualifications As a Certified First Assist, you will work under the direction of the operating surgeon. You will function as first/second assistant to the surgeon during the operative procedure, providing aid in exposure, hemostasis, and other technical functions to ensure safe and efficient outcomes. You will be responsible for restocking and changing over rooms between cases.What you will do in this role:
    • You will demonstrate the necessary practical, technical and/or specialized knowledge and skills required in accordance with ASA (Association of Surgical Assistants) and other regulatory standards
    • Communicate with the surgeon prior to the case to ascertain specific needs
    • You will share information with the remainder of the surgical team in a timely manner
    • You will assisting with patient positioning, skin preparation, and surgical draping according to the surgeon's protocol
    • You will anticipate the needs of the surgeon in order to expedite the procedure, while minimizing the patient's exposure to surgical and anesthetic stress
    • You will ensure the temperature of the patient is discussed with anesthesia personnel in compliance with desired temperature ranges
    • You will assist the surgeon by providing retraction and aiding exposure of the operative site
    • Facilitate hemostasis of the surgical site by performing suction, irrigation and sponging during a surgical procedure
    • You will assist with skin or external suturing and stapling under the surgeon's directionQualifications for this role:
      • You are a graduate of a CAAHEP-accredited program in surgical assisting and attain the CSFA credential administrated by the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting
      • BLS certification
      • You have one year experience in an operating room setting, preferably in an ambulatory surgery center
      • You are a Certified Surgical Assistant (CSA)
      • You have a valid BCLS Certification upon employment online certification not acceptable. Centennial Surgery Center located in the heart ofdowntown Nashville, Tennessee. We serve Middle Tennessee. "Music City"is a major center for Healthcare. We perform over 700 cases a month. Services inorthopedics, retina, urology, gynecology, plastics, podiatry, endoscopy, neurosurgery, and dentalprocedures are available. We are a part of the HCA Healthcare Ambulatory SurgeryDivision. HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for thedelivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses. "Good people beget good people."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.HCA Healthcare Co-Founder We are a family 270,000 dedicated professionals! Our Talent Acquisition team is reviewing applications for our Certified Surgical First Assistant opening. Qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Submit your resume today to join our community of caring! We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Keywords: Centennial Surgery Center, Smyrna , Certified Surgical First Assistant, Healthcare , Lebanon, Tennessee

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