Certified Surgical First Assistant
Sign-On Bonus $$ for experienced eligible FA's!
Be a part of an amazing team working in our 16 OR's assisting surgeons in many different varieties of cases providing the best care to our surgical patients.
This position is scheduled in the Main OR at Northwest Medical Center Full Time and takes call as needed.
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 is comprised of a 300-bed hospital, four urgent care facilities, a freestanding emergency center and a large physician group, offering you a variety of settings in which to work. Every location is dedicated to providing safe, quality patient care, but more than that is the commitment to employees. It strives to provide a culture of teamwork, respect and appreciation for all staff, whether they care for patients directly or work in a support role. With employee appreciation celebrations throughout the year, opportunities for growth and the satisfaction that you are part of a hospital leading the way with accessible, convenient healthcare in Tucson, Northwest is a great place to work. NMC 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.