Job Description

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

Required Education: 

Successful completion of Accredited Surgical First Assistant (RNFA, CFA, or CSA) program required.  

Experience:               

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.  

Application Instructions

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