HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Surgery Tech First Assistant PRN in Port Charlotte, Florida

Provision of Care:

Assists before, during and after a surgical procedure. Within scope of practice, provides retraction, manipulation of tissues, hemostasis and other functions to ensure good visualization of the surgical field and optimal results for the patient. Performs ligation and approximation of tissues, clamp and electrocautery application.

Assists in the preparation of surgical patients. Assists with positioning patients, applications of plaster casts, immobilizers and surgical dressings.

Closes all wound layers (fascia, subcutaneous and skin), under the direct oversight of the surgeon, places tourniquets and catheters, clamps/cuts tissue and assists in applying wound dressings and drainage. Provides local infiltration or the topical application of a local anesthetic and hemostatic agents at the operative site.

Works toward hospital-wide improvement in meeting the SCIP and VTE standards of care.

Graduate of aCAAHEP(Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs) and the State of FL Surgical Assistant Program,ORMedical School Graduate;ORallied health professional having completed 2250 hours surgical rotation.

Current CFA having completed 350 cases. Two years of experience within the last four years.

Current Certification as First Assistant (CFA)

CurrentBLS(Basic Life Support) certification

Critical thinking, service excellence and good interpersonal communication skills, ability to read/comprehend written instructions, ability to follow verbal instructions, PC skills

Title: Surgery Tech First Assistant PRN

Location: Florida-Port Charlotte-Fawcett Memorial Hospital - Port Charlotte

Requisition ID: INT-01371-5775