Surgical First Assistant
$7,500 Sign-On Bonus $$ for experienced eligible FA's!
This position is scheduled in the Main OR at Oro Valley Hospital Full Time, day shift with rotation and takes call as needed.
Assists surgical team during operative procedures by arranging and inventorying sterile set-up for operations and passing items to doctors and nurses as needed. Assists in preparing and moving patients and in cleaning the OR. Relies on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Works under general supervision. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. Must be a graduate of an accredited School of Surgical Technologists, possess a current ORT certification, and have at least one year of experience. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field.
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
Oro Valley Hospital (OVH) is a 146-bed hospital that also has a freestanding emergency center and large physician group. With these varied access points, you have your choice of settings in which to work. Oro Valley Hospital’s culture centers around providing safe, quality care to patients, but also to foster a work environment based on teamwork, commitment to a shared goal and recognizing employees for all they do to care for our patients. Often described as a “family,” the staff at OVH take pride in doing the best they can to care for their community. OVH 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.