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Parkridge Medical Center

Certified First Assist - Surgical

Chattanooga, TN, United States
Full-time  Days (rotating weekends) 
Category: Nursing - Professional • Job ID: 00031-16179

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SHIFT: Days (rotating weekends)

SCHEDULE: Full-time

At HCA Healthcare, we are committed to caring for patients with purpose and integrity. We care like family! Advance your career as a Certified Surgical First Assist today with Parkridge Medical Center.

 

We are committed to providing our employees with the support they need. At Parkridge Medical Center, we offer an array of medical, dental, and vision packages as well as several add-on perks to make your benefits package truly customizable to you and your family needs.


Some of our unique benefits we offer include:

  • Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance Programs

  • Paid Personal Leave

  • 401k (100% annual match – 3%-9% of pay based on years of service)

  • Identity Theft Protection discounts

  • Auto, Home, and Life Insurance options

  • Adoption Assistance

  • Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP) 

We are seeking a Certified Surgical First Assist for our facility to ensure that we continue to provide all patients with high quality, efficient care. We are an amazing team that works hard to support each other and we are seeking a phenomenal addition like you who feels patient care is as meaningful as we do. We want you to apply now!

 

Job Summary:

  • You will assist in preparing the operating room and perform assigned support duties during surgical procedures. You will assist in the turnover of the OR room

  • You will check all instruments for workability prior to usage, displaying knowledge of instrument and content of set.

  • You will provide retraction of tissue and organs for optimal visualization with regard to tissue type and appropriate retraction instrument and/or technique.

  • You will assist in maintaining hemostasis by direct pressure, use and application of appropriate surgical instrument for the task, placement of ties, placement of suture ligatures, application of chemical hemostatic agents, or other measures as directed by the surgeon.

  • You will assist with resuscitation of patient during cardiac arrest or other life threatening events in the operating room

  • You will perform any other duties or procedures incident to the surgical procedure deemed necessary and as directed by the surgeon.

Parkridge Medical Center has served the community for nearly 40 years. Over the years, the 275 bed hospital has built a reputation for advanced technology and compassionate care, making us a hospital of choice for patients seeking quality treatment in the community. We are proud to be one of Chattanooga’s best hospitals for healing. Parkridge Medical Center was the first hospital in the area to offer robotic surgery, and features the area’s most knowledgeable and experienced robotic surgery team. The Parkridge Medical Center Emergency Department is an Accredited Chest Pain Center, making it a natural choice for those suffering from cardiovascular events when every minute matters.

 

HCA Healthcare has been continually named a World's Most Ethical Company by Ethisphere since 2010. In 2018, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.3 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.


Be part of an organization that invests in you. We are actively reviewing applications for our Certified Surgical First Assist opening. Highly qualified candidates will be promptly contacted for interviews. Submit your application and help us raise the bar in patient care!



Qualifications

* Current TN licensure or National Certification as a: Orthopedic Physician Assistant or Certified ORT or RN Licensure or Doctorate of Medicine (corresponding with education obtained).

* High school or GED required; Graduate of Accredited Programs in: Physician Assistant, Certified Operating Room Technician (ORT), RN, MD.

* Current BLS required.

* One-year surgical assistant experience preferred.

* Must be competent in first assisting responsibilities in an OR setting.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


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