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AdventHealth Careers for VeteransCSTFA - Certified Surgical Tech First Assist
Tavares, FL

All the benefits and perks you need for you and your family:

  • **Up to $7,500 Sign-on Bonus and $3,000 Relocation Bonus for qualified candidates (See terms below)

  • Benefits from Day One

  • Career Development

  • Debt-free Education (Certifications and Degrees without out-of-pocket tuition expense)

Our promise to you:

Joining AdventHealth is about being part of something bigger. It’s about belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each person, and serves to uplift others in body, mind and spirit. AdventHealth is a place where you can thrive professionally, and grow spiritually, by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Where you will be valued for who you are and the unique experiences you bring to our purpose-minded team. All while understanding that together we are even better.

Schedule: Full Time

Shift : Days. Shared call requirements

The community you’ll be caring for: AdventHealth Waterman - 1000 Waterman Way, Tavares, FL 32778

The role you’ll contribute:

Responsible for direct and indirect preoperative patient care to the patient undergoing operative and/or an invasive procedure. Based on the needs of the department and on training, competence, and skill, the CSTFA will perform in the role of first assistant, and/or surgical technologist.

The value you’ll bring to the team:

  • Certified Surgical Technologists practicing as First Assistants in surgery are functioning in an expanded perioperative role.

  • Certified Surgical Technologist expanded role in the perioperative setting include:

  • Preoperative patient management in collaboration with other health care providers.

  • CSTFA’s expanded role in the perioperative setting include the intraoperative performance of surgical first assistant technique as in:

  • Using instruments and medical devices,

  • Providing surgical site exposure,

  • Providing hemostasis by means of clamping vessels, coagulating, and ligating vessels,

  • Handling and/or cutting tissue

  • Suturing, and closure of surgical sites (i.e. closure of muscle, fascia, subcutaneous, and skin).


The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed:

  • Must be proficient in the English language

  • High school graduate or equivalent

  • Graduate from an accredited Surgical Technology Program, or Military Training Program in Surgical Technology

  • Certification in Surgical Technology required

  • First Assist Certification required

  • Basic Cardiac Life Support

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances. The salary range reflects the anticipated base pay range for this position. Individual compensation is determined based on skills, experience and other relevant factors within this pay range. The minimums and maximums for each position may vary based on geographical location.

Category: Surgery

Organization: AdventHealth Waterman

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 1 - Day

Req ID: 24020296

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.

Job Snapshot

  • Facility: AdventHealth Waterman

  • Job Schedule: Full-time

    Pay Range: $33.14 - $49.71

  • Location: Tavares, FL

  • Job ID: 24020296

  • Job Family: Surgery

  • Shift: 1 - Day

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