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AdventHealth Certified First Assistant Full Time Days 06:45 to 17:15 Possible $5000 Sign On Bonus Ocala in Ocala, Florida


Certified First Assistant AdventHealth Ocala

Location Address: 1500 SW 1 st Ave Ocala, Florida 34471

Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Ocala

  • Horse Capital of the World

  • Driving distance to Gainesville, St. Augustine, Orlando, Tampa, Sarasota

  • Part of the community since 1898, providing healthcare to Marion County for over 120 years

  • Florida Hospital Ocala offers a broad spectrum of services, with programs that are nationally recognized and accredited

  • Spectacular springs throughout the county

Work Hours/Shift:

FT Days

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Positioning the patient

  • Providing visualization of the operative site

  • Utilizing appropriate techniques to assist with hemostasis

  • Participating in volume replacement or auto-transfusion techniques as appropriate

  • Utilizing appropriate techniques to assist with closure of body planes


What You Will Need:

Individuals must possess these knowledge, skills and abilities and be able to explain and to demonstrate that s/he can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities.

  • Knowledge of Anatomy

  • Assist the surgeon in the Surgical Procedures

  • Prepares and maintains surgical area

  • Performs technical responsibilities for optimal patient care

  • Serves as a resource person


  • High School education or equivalent

  • Successful completion of an accredited Surgical Technology Course

  • Four years of experience as a Surgical Technologist prior to CFA.


  • Certification as a First Assistant (CSFA) through an accredited program

  • American Heart Association's BLS (Basic Life Support) certification

  • National Board of Surgical Technician and Surgical Assistant (NBSTA)

Job Summary:

Prepares and maintains the surgical area, scrubs and is first assistant to the physician during procedures, assists the RN in technical functions related to patient care in the OR and assists in the training of others and functions as a resource within the department.

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

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.