Cert Surgical First Asst - Surgery General
CHRISTUS Southeast Texas
Nursing & Nursing Support
CHRISTUS St Elizabeth-00600
2830 Calder Ave
Beaumont, TX 77702
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.