Job Description

Position is Full Time working in the Main ORs at the Northwest Houghton Hospital in Tucson, AZ
$$$ sign on bonus for eligible experienced Certified Surgical First Assists  ( CSFA - SA-C or RNFA )

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.

  

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 Houghton is a 52-bed, full-service hospital serving Tucson's east side. With a cath lab, labor and delivery unit, intensive care and neonatal intensive care units, full lab and radiology services and four operating rooms supporting a broad array of specialties, Northwest Medical Center Houghton holds plenty of opportunity for applicants. Whether caring for patients at the bedside or supporting the hospital in a non-clinical role, we're excited to build a team who can really make an impact on our community.  NMC Houghton 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. 

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