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AdventHealth Certified Surgical First Assist Apopka in Apopka, Florida

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Certified Surgical First Assist - AdventHealth – Apopka – Surgery

Location Address:

2100 Ocoee Apopka Rd.

Apopka, FL 32703

Top Reasons to work at AdventHealth - Apopka

  • 7 story 120 bed hospital offering an extensive range of services including expanded surgical services, advanced surgical suites and a catherization lab

  • The hospital also features a 30,000 square foot emergency department with pediatric friendly beds, imaging services, a full service cafeteria, chapel, gift shop and an on-site fire station

  • The hospital opened in December 2017, replacing the 50 bed hospital that AdventHealth operated in downtown Apopka for more than four decades

  • Immediate Benefits

  • Up to $5000 Sign On

Work Hours/Shift: Full Time Days

Qualifications

Job Summary:

The Surgical First Assistant provides aid in exposure, hemostasis, closure, and other intraoperative technical functions that help the surgeon carry out a safe operation with optimal results for the patient. The Surgical First Assistant also performs pre-operative and post-operative duties to better facilitate proper patient care. These functions are performed during the operation under the direction and supervision of the surgeon and in accordance with hospital policy and appropriate laws and regulations. Collaborates as part of the OR team to ensure efficient and timely room set up and turnover.

What You Will Need:

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification

  • Current certification by the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA) as a Certified Surgical First Assistant (CSFA), or through the National Surgical Association as a Certified Surgical Assistant (CSA), or American Board of Surgical Assistants (ABSA). In lieu of certification, previous documented experience as a surgeon.

You Will Be Responsible For:

Demonstrates through behavior AdventHealth’s core Values of Keep Me Safe, Love Me, Make it Easy, and Own It.

  • Utilizes physician preference cards to set up operating suites. May update and route cards appropriately, when instructed

  • Determines appropriate surgical equipment and supplies, based on physician’s 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, suction, 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

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

Category: Surgery

Organization: AdventHealth Apopka

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 1 - Day

Travel: AdventHealth Apopka

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.