HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Certified First-Assistant in Alexandria, Louisiana

Exciting opportunity to join the nation's largest provider of healthcare services with over 1000 practice locations!

HCA Healthcare is a national leader in providing modern, culturally competent, patient-centered care and we are driven by a single goal:/the care and improvement of human life./

We are looking for an exceptional Certified First-Assistant to join our team. We believe in our team and your ability to help us provide high quality, compassionate care in the communities we serve.

We offer an excellent benefits package, competitive salary, tuition reimbursement, and growth opportunities. We are seeking a great addition to the team who feels patient care is as important as we do!

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Certified Surgical Technician First Assistant The Certified Surgical Technician First Assistant (DHP) must have equivalent qualifications, competence and function in the same role as employed individuals performing the same or similar services at the facility, as defined by facility job description.

Definition of Care or Service:

Acts as an assistant to a surgeon during a surgical procedure. Scope of Service may include:

  • Assists the surgeon by providing retraction and aiding exposure of the operative site.

  • Anticipates the moves of the surgeon and assists in the safe and efficient completion of the surgical procedure

  • Facilitates hemostasis of the surgical site by performing suction, irrigation and sponging the operative site during a surgical procedure

  • Assists with skin or external suturing and stapling

  • Assists with securing drainage systems and dressings

  • Demonstrates Clinical and Service excellence behaviors to include code of HCA conduct core fundamentals in daily interactions with patients, families, co-workers and physicians

Qualifications: * Completion of an approved Surgical Technician First Assistant Training Program (CSTFA) o Certified as a Certified Surgical Technician (CST)

o Certified as a CSTFA

* Current Licensure (Check State requirements)

Job: *Nursing - Professional

Title: Certified First-Assistant

Location: Louisiana-Alexandria-Rapides Surgical Specialists

Requisition ID: 24386-69655