All the benefits and perks you need for you and your family:
Received Magnet® recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center in January 2019
Benefits from Day One
Paid Days Off from Day One
Student Loan Repayment Program
Employee Referral Program
Whole Person Wellbeing Resources
Mental Health Resources and Support
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.
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.
The value you’ll bring to the team:
Assist his/her assigned surgeon in the surgical procedure.
Know their scope of practice and follow it, along with any state/institutional laws or parameters at all times.
Assist the operating room staff with positioning, prepping and draping of the surgical patient to the surgeon’s preference.
Demonstrate knowledge of human anatomy as it relates to their assigned procedures and tasks.
Demonstrate an understanding of the necessary instruments and supplies needed for the assigned surgical procedures.
The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed:
First Assistant Certification or Certified Surgical Assistant Certification
High School Diploma or Equivalent
BCLS obtained through the American Heart Association
At AdventHealth, Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ is our mission. It calls us to be His hands and feet in helping people feel whole. Our story is one of hope — one that strives to heal and restore the body, mind and spirit. Our more than 80,000 skilled and compassionate caregivers in hospitals, physician practices, outpatient clinics, urgent care centers, skilled nursing facilities, home health agencies and hospice centers are committed to providing individualized, wholistic care.