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Job ID

5000442982106

Req. No

70033818

Job Title

Cert Surgical First Asst - Surgery General

Region

CHRISTUS Southeast Texas

Category

Nursing & Nursing Support

Division

Not Defined

Company

CHRISTUS Health

Travel

None

Facility

CHRISTUS St Elizabeth-00600

Address

2830 Calder Ave
Beaumont, TX  77702
US

Type

Full Time

Apply Now Cert Surgical First Asst - Surgery General Job in Beaumont

Join the team at the hospital that was voted "Best Hospital and Best Workplace" by the readers of the Beaumont Enterprise.

The Certified First Assistant (CFA) is a Surgical Technician who has received training by a recognized First Assist certification program. Works to facilitate the safe and effective care of the surgical patient while under the direct supervision of a Surgeon and circulating registered nurse. Competencies include proper demonstration of: 1) safe positioning of the surgical patient. 2) providing visualization of the operative site during procedure. 3) assist the surgeon in providing hemostasis. 4) Assist with the closure of body planes. 5) Expedites operative procedure by anticipating the needs of the surgeon. 6) has advanced knowledge of normal and pathological anatomy. 7) functions during emergency situations.

  • LVN - Graduate of a State Board accredited Vocational School of Nursing
  • ST - Graduate of a School of Surgical Technology required
  • LVN/ST - Two years of operating room scrub experience required.
  • LVN - Current license or permit to practice LVN nursing in the State of Texas
  • CST - Current certification in Surgical Technology required.
  • CFA - Certfification as a Certified First Assistant (CFA) by the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA) is required.
  • LVN/ST -- AHA CPR required within 2 weeks of employment
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