Surgical First Assistant
Position is Full Time working in the Main ORs at the Northwest Houghton Hospital
$$$ sign on bonus for eligible experienced Surgical First Assists
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.
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.