Certified First Assistant

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Job Details

  • Location: Tampa, FL, 33602
  • Date Posted: 2023-05-24
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Category: Healthcare
  • Req Number: 23019214
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All the benefits and perks you need for you and your family:

-          Benefits from Day One

-          Paid Days Off from Day One

-          Career Development

-          Sign-on Bonus (if applicable)*

-          Relocation Bonus (if applicable)*

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- 4 x 10 hour days to include 30 minute overnight, holiday and weekend call

Location: 7171 North Dale Mabry Highway Tampa, Florida 33614

The community you’ll be caring for: AdventHealth Carrollwood

·         Family-like culture

·         Teamwork driven both inter Dept and multidisciplinary

·         Positive working climate to support a well-balanced work life balance


The role you’ll contribute:

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.


The value you’ll bring to the team:

1.    Positioning the patient

2.    Points of pressure shall be padded: elbows, heels, knees, eyes, face, and axillary region.


3.    Circulation shall not be impaired. (A tourniquet may be required for some procedures.)


4.     Nerve damage shall be guarded against.


5.    The temperature of the patient should be discussed with the anesthesia personnel and methods employed to maintain the desired temperature range.


The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed:

·         High School education or equivalent.

·         Completion of Certified Surgical Assisting Program or have completed the requirements set by and have been certified by the:

§  National Board of Surgical Technician and Surgical Assistant (NBSTA) or

 §  American Board of Surgical Assistant. (ABSA) or

 §  National Commission for the Certification of Surgical Assistant (NCCSA)

 ·         American Heart BLS

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