AdventHealth Surgical First Assistant CSFA or RN FA in Shawnee, Kansas


Surgical First Assistant CFSA or RN FA AdventHealth Shawnee Mission

Location Address: 9100 W. 74 th Street, Mission, KS 66204

Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Shawnee Mission


  • Received Magnet® recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center in January 2019

  • Providing faith-based, whole person care to Kansas City since 1962

  • Excellent health benefits, an onsite child care center and fitness facility

  • Tuition reimbursement to support continuing education

  • Employee Referral Program

  • Largest health care provider in Johnson County with three campuses

Work Hours/Shift:

Full Time / Days

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Assists his/her assigned surgeon in the surgical procedure.

  • Knows their scope of practice and follow it, along with any state/institutional laws or parameters at all times.

  • Assists the operating room staff with positioning, prepping and draping of the surgical patient to the surgeon’s preference.

  • Demonstrates knowledge of human anatomy as it relates to their assigned procedures and tasks.

  • Demonstrates an understanding of the necessary instruments and supplies needed for the assigned surgical procedures.


What You Will Need:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent

  • No Previous Experience is Required

  • BCLS obtained through the American Heart Association Preferred

  • First Assistant Certification or Certified Surgical Assistant Certification

  • Graduate of an Accredited school for Surgical Tech Preferred

  • 1 to 2 Years of Position-Related Experience Preferred

  • ACLS obtained through the American Heart Association

  • CST Preferred

Job Summary:

The First Assistant Surgical Tech works under the direct supervision of the surgeon to facilitate the procedure and process of surgery. First Assistant Surgical Techs are expected to prepare and position the patient for surgery, assist in visualization of the operating field, provide hemostasis, harvest surgical grafts, perform closure of incisions, and apply various wound dressings in accordance with the surgeon's preference. S/he is responsible for working collaboratively with the entire surgical team to monitor sterile integrity of the surgical field, ensure all surgical counts are correct and relay necessary information to other members of the team to ensure appropriate patient care is delivered.

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.