Posted in Other 5 days ago.
Type: Full Time
DESCRIPTION SHIFT: Days (rotating weekends)
As defined by the American College of Surgeons, the Certified First Assistant, under the direct supervision of the surgeon who delegates the tasks, provides aid in exposure, homeostasis, and other technical functions that help the surgeon carry out a safe operation with optimal results for the patient. This role will vary with the surgical operation, and the specialty area. The certified first assistant must demonstrate application of knowledge of anatomy, physiology, and other education with additional training in the use of surgical instruments on tissues versus the handling of instruments, and must practice in a manner consistent with the mission and goals of the organization. The CFA may perform subcutaneous and skin closure independently as long as the surgeon is immediately available if needed.
Medical City Fort Worth is a 320-bed facility offering comprehensive diagnostic and treatment services, including cardiac care, neurosciences, oncology, orthopedics, kidney transplant surgery, and emergency care. Medical City Fort Worth serves as a tertiary referral center for Tarrant County and other counties within a 90-mile radius. Established in 1974, and Accredited by The Joint Commission, Medical City Fort Worth continues to achieve national recognition for cutting-edge diagnostic treatment and exceptional patient care.
We offer an excellent total compensation package, including competitive salary, comprehensive benefits and growth opportunities. Our benefits include 401k, PTO, medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, employee discount program and employee stock purchase program. We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity!
**5k sign-on bonus and 3k relocation assistance bonus is available.
QUALIFICATIONS Education & Experience:
* 1+ years of experience in a healthcare setting, preferred
* Graduate of a one or two year program of Surgical Technology with certification as a CST, required
* Maintenance of continuing education, required
* Completion of a surgical first assistant program meeting minimal requirements of the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting, required
* Certified First Assistant (CFA) through National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA)
* Current BCLS certification
* Basic Life Support (BLS)
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