Functions as a First Assistant or as an additional assistant to the surgeon, within scope of practice. Provides scrub and/or circulating nurse services within scope or practice in the operating room during surgical procedures and assists surgical team, as needed, in any other capacity.
Position Qualifications/Minimum Requirements
Successful completion of Accredited Surgical First Assistant (RNFA, CFA, or CSA) program required.
Required: Two (2) years OR experience as Surgical Tech or RN.
Preferred: One (1) year First Assistant experience
"Required: For CSA or CFA - First Assist certification and American Heart Association (AHA) BLS.
Preferred: For CSA or CFA - American Heart Association (AHA) ACLS.
Required: For RNFA - current Arizona RN license or compact state license and American Heart Association (AHA) BLS.
Preferred: For RNFA - First Assist certification, American Heart Association (AHA) ACLS."
Credentialing requirements -
Must be able to provide documentation of 100 cases as a first assistant in the past 2 years
Must maintain competency through continuing education as required by the certifying agency
Northwest Medical Center Sahuarita is an 18-bed neighborhood hospital offering medical/surgical inpatient beds, two operating rooms and a 14-bed emergency room. Our focus is on providing safe, patient-centered care to our community and each employee is valued for their contribution, whether caring for patients or supporting the operations of the hospital. We're proud to be creating a fun, collaborative culture that encourages our team to do their best work. Northwest Medical Center Sahuarita is accredited by The Joint Commission and is an equal opportunity employer: race, gender, disability and Veteran status, and VEVRAA Federal Contractor - priority referral Protected Veterans requested.
Internal Number: 17021286
About Northwest Medical Center
For Northwest:Northwest Medical Center is a 300-bed community hospital with comprehensive inpatient and outpatient services, ranging from emergency to cardiac, critical care, labor & delivery and beyond. We are nationally accredited in several areas including stroke, chest pain, heart failure and joint and spine surgery. Our mission is to provide the communities we serve with high-quality cost effective and safe health care.For Oro Valley:Oro Valley Hospital has been nationally recognized for its quality care including designation as a Chest Pain Center, NICHE, PEDS "Pediatric Prepared", Primary Stroke Center, STEMI Receiving Center and Trauma Level IV. That coupled with a beautiful hospital in a scenic location makes Oro Valley Hospital an exceptional place to work.