Catholic Health Initiatives Hixson Certified Surgical First Assistant in HIXSON, Tennessee

Hixson Certified Surgical First Assistant

Description

Job Details:

Facility: CHI Memorial

Location: Hixson, TN

Department: Hixson Surgery

Job Type: Full Time

Shift: 2nd Shift

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JOB SUMMARY:

The Surgical First Assistant is responsible for assisting the physician with surgical task and procedures throughout the intra-operative phase, as well as contributing to the delivery of quality patient care by working with other surgical team members during the immediate preoperative and postoperative phases.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

Education:

  • The following are eligible candidates for the position: 1) Registered Nurse; 2) Orthopedic Physician Assistant/Physician Assistant; 3) Certified Surgical First Assistant; 4) college degree in health related field with five years of first assisting experience

Licensure or Certification:

  • BCLS certified.

  • Required as applicable in relation to education

  • Credentialing privileges through the medical staff

Experience:

  • Experience in first-assisting a surgeon preferred.

Job Professional Clinical/Allied Health

Primary Location TENNESSEE-HIXSON-MEMORIAL NORTH PARK HOSPITAL

Daily Schedule 2nd Shift

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 75

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2018-R0190257

We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.