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Surgical Technician First Assist

HCA Healthcare
Sanford, FL 32771

Description

SHIFT: Days (rotating weekends)

SCHEDULE: Full-time

Central Florida Regional Hospital, a 221-bed acute care hospital, serves the communities of Seminole and west Volusia counties. Above all else, we are committed to the care and improvement of human life. In recognition of this commitment, we will strive to deliver high quality, cost-effective healthcare in the communities we serve. The hospital provides the only full-service cardiovascular program in Seminole and west Volusia, including open heart surgery, interventional cardiology, electrophysiology, cardiac rehabilitation and comprehensive diagnostic services. Other specialized services include orthopedic and spine care, robotic surgery, wound care, acute inpatient medical rehabilitation, complete imaging services and The Baby Suites.

 

Central Florida Regional Hospital is located 3.6 miles east of I-4 between S.R. 46 and Highway 17-92 in Sanford. The hospital has been designated a Level II trauma center and provides 24/7 emergency care 


Central Florida Regional Hospital is currently seeking a Surgical Technician First Assist to join our Operating Room team.  This position will be Full-time on the Day shift and will have rotating and call requirements.

Position Description

  • Assists before, during and after a surgical procedure. Within scope of practice, provides retraction, manipulation of tissues, hemostasis and other functions to ensure good visualization of the surgical field and optimal results for the patient. Performs ligation and approximation of tissues, clamp and electrocautery application.

  • Assists in the preparation of surgical patients. Assists with positioning patients, applications of plaster casts, immobilizers and surgical dressings.

  • Closes all wound layers (fascia, subcutaneous and skin), under the direct oversight of the surgeon, places tourniquets and catheters, clamps/cuts tissue and assists in applying wound dressings and drainage.  Provides local infiltration or the topical application of a local anesthetic and hemostatic agents at the operative site.

  • Works toward hospital-wide improvement in meeting the SCIP and VTE standards of care.

  • Contributes to a culture of patient centered care by ensuring a quiet healing environment.

         

Position Requirements

  • Graduate of CAAHEP (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs) and the State of Florida Surgical Assistant Program, OR Medical School Graduate; OR allied health professional having completed 2250 hours of surgical rotation.

  • Current CFA having completed 350 cases. 2 years of experience within the last 4 years.

  • Current Certification as First Assistant (CFA)

  • Current BLS/BLS Instructor through American Heart Association

  • Skills: Critical thinking, service excellence and good interpersonal communication skills, ability to read/comprehend written instructions, ability to follow verbal instructions, PC skills.

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Posted: 2019-12-03 Expires: 2020-01-02

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