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Are you looking for a work environment as a Certified First Assist where diversity and inclusion thrive? Submit your application with the Ambulatory Surgery Division today and find out what it truly means to be a part of the HCA Healthcare team.
We are committed to providing our employees with the support they need. At the Ambulatory Surgery Division, we offer an array of medical, dental, and vision packages as well as several add-on perks to make your benefits package truly customizable to you and your family needs. Some of our unique benefits we offer include:
Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance Programs
Paid Personal Leave
401k (100% annual match – 3%-9% of pay based on years of service
Identity Theft Protection discounts
Auto, Home, and Life Insurance options
Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)
As a Certified First Assist, you will work under the direction of the operating surgeon. You will function as first/second assistant to the surgeon during the operative procedure, providing aid in exposure, hemostasis, and other technical functions to ensure safe and efficient outcomes. You will be responsible for restocking and changing over rooms between cases.
What you will do in this role:
You will demonstrate the necessary practical, technical and/or specialized knowledge and skills required in accordance with ASA (Association of Surgical Assistants) and other regulatory standards
Communicate with the surgeon prior to the case to ascertain specific needs
You will share information with the remainder of the surgical team in a timely manner
You will assist with patient positioning, skin preparation, and surgical draping according to the surgeon's protocol
You will anticipate the needs of the surgeon in order to expedite the procedure, while minimizing the patient's exposure to surgical and anesthetic stress
You will ensure the temperature of the patient is discussed with anesthesia personnel in compliance with desired temperature ranges
You will assist the surgeon by providing retraction and aiding exposure of the operative site
Facilitate hemostasis of the surgical site by performing suction, irrigation and sponging during a surgical procedure
You will assist with skin or external suturing and stapling under the surgeon's direction
Surgical Park Centeris centrally located in Downtown Dadeland, next to the Palmetto Express Way and US 1, less than 15 miles from downtown Miami. Surgical Park Center is one of HCA's flagship Ambulatory Surgery Centers located in a new building with state of the art technology. Because of continued growth, we are adding a 6th OR suite to better provide care to our community. Performing around 350 cases per month, our specialties include gynecology, ENT, ophthalmology, urology, podiatry, orthopedics, pain management and general surgery. HCA Healthcare has been continually named a World's Most Ethical Company by Ethisphere since 2010. In 2018, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.3 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.
Are you passionate about delivering superior, patient-centered care? At HCA Healthcare, we are committed to caring for patients with purpose and integrity. We care like family! Jump-start your career as a certified first assist today with the Ambulatory Surgery Division.
We are a family 270,000 strong! Our Talent Acquisition team is reviewing applications immediately for our Certified First Assist opening. Highly qualified candidates will be promptly contacted for interviews. Submit your resume today to join our community of caring!
- Graduate of a CAAHEP-accredited program in surgical assisting and attain the CSFA credential administrated by the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting.
- One year experience in an operating room setting; preferably in an ambulatory surgery center.
- Certified Surgical Assistant (CSA)
- Valid BCLS Certification upon employment***online certification not acceptable.
We are an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
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