HCA, Hospital Corporation of America OR First Assist Tech in Independence, Missouri
Do you have the career opportunities as a Surgical First Assistant Technician you want in your current role? We have an exciting opportunity for you to joinCenterpoint Medical Centera facility that is part of the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, HCA Healthcare.
We are committed to providing our employees with the support they need. At CPMC weoffer an array of medical, dental, and vision packages as well as several add-on perks to make your benefits package truly customizable to you and your family needs. Some of our unique benefits we offer include:
o Student Loan Repayment
o Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance Programs
o Paid Personal Leave
o 401k (100% annual match – 3%-9% of pay based on years of service)
o Identity Theft Protection discounts
o Auto, Home, and Life Insurance options
o Adoption Assistance
o Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)
We strive to provide the best possible care to our patients.
Our teams are a committed, caring group of colleagues. Do you want to work as a First Assist Tech where your passion for creating positive patient interactions are valued? If you are dedicated to caring for the well-being of others, this could be your next opportunity. We want your knowledge and expertise!
About this unit:
- 10 OR Suites, Level II Trauma Center
- 5000 Cases in a year; Specialties Include Orthopedics, Open heart and more!
- Strong Teamwork in a cohesive and fast paced environment
- Strong support system for development, growth opportunities and certifications!
The Surgical First Assistant will perform in the role of Surgical First Assistant under the direct supervision of the surgeon. The First Assistant will maintain certification through continuing education. This position will be performed in addition to the current facility description of the OR tech. First Assistants are expected to perform proficiently in the first scrub and assistant position in at least four or more of the following specialties: Orthopedics, Neurosurgery, Cardiovascular, Plastic and Reconstructive, Obstetrics/Gynecology, ENT and General Surgery. First Assistant will work within the scope of practice for the non-MD First Assistant set forth by the American College of Surgeons and by CTMC. Assist the OR team in the care of patients, equipment and supplies.
- Completion of Operating Room or Surgical Technician training with evidence of experience in the past three years and completion of surgical first assist program.
- Current national certification through one of the following bodies: Liaison Council on Certification of the Surgical Technologist (LLC-ST), National Surgical Assistants Association (NSAA), or The American Board of Surgical Assistants (ABSA) required.
- BLS Certification required
- Must have experience in a variety of surgical specialties including: Orthopedics, Neurosurgery, Cardiovascular, Plastic, Gynecology, ENT, and General Surgery. Cardiothoracic surgery experience preferred.
One year of FA experience preferred.
*Centerpoint Medical Center *features the following:
o Features 285 beds o Level II Trauma Center (the only one in eastern Jackson County) with 24/7 Emergency Services o An accredited Chest Pain Center and a variety of Cardiovascular Services o Orthopedic Services including Total Joints and Sports Medicine o An accredited Cancer Program and a state-of-the-art Breast Center with a nurse navigator o Neuroscience Services for the treatment of brain and spine disorders as well as injuries o Women’s Services, including the only Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit in eastern Jackson County to provide care for early or ill newborns and a labor and delivery unit o Outpatient Services, including a surgery center, advanced wound care center, sleep disorders center, imaging, rehab and more.* * The Centerpoint hospital features 285 beds, state-of-the-art equipment and technology, and some of the latest clinical services available to patients. Along with our high-tech services, we also remain focused on providing compassionate care and the best possible customer service for our patients.
The award-winning Independence hospital has the area's most-awarded heart program. And with the ER Rapid Care, you receive a level of care completely tailored to the optimal experience for adults or children who are less sick and deserve rapid attention to their illness. And whether you’re embracing motherhood, seeking treatment for illness or maintaining wellness, our women's services are, too, tailored around you.
HCA Healthcare has been continually named a/World's Most Ethical Company by Ethisphere/since 2010. In 2018, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.3 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.
If you are looking for an opportunity that provides satisfaction and personal growth, we encourage you to apply for our Respiratory Therapist opening. We promptly review all applications. Highly qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Unlock the possibilities and apply today!
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
Job: *Nursing - Professional
Title: OR First Assist Tech
Location: Missouri-Independence-Centerpoint Medical Center
Requisition ID: 09726-69335