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Certified First Assistant PRN in Calhoun, GA at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 5/2/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Per Diem
  • Location:
    Calhoun, GA
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Job Family
  • Travel
    Yes, 75 % of the Time
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Gordon and Murray

Job Description


First Assist – PRN  AdventHealth Gordon

Location Address: 1035 Red Bud Road Calhoun, GA

Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Gordon

•         Five-star Rating, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

•         Top 100 Community Hospitals, Becker’s Hospital Review

•         Top 100 Rural Hospitals, Becker’s Hospital Review

•         Located in the foothills of the North Georgia Mountains

•         Co-workers that feel like family

Work Hours/Shift:


You Will Be Responsible For:

•         Perform duties of Surgery Assistant to include assistance of the following tasks:

•         Placement and suturing of surgical drains

•         Patient positioning

•         Retracting tissues per surgeon’s directive

•         Drapes patient within surgeon’s guidelines.

•         Prepping of the surgical site.

•         Placement of pneumatic tourniquet.

•         Use of electro cautery mono and bipolar.

•         Clamp, ligation, and cutting of tissue per surgeon’s directive.


What You Will Need:

•         Three (3) years of current operating room scrub and/or assisting experience within the last five (5) years.

•         Be certified as a Surgical Assistant from an accredited program recognized by the National Surgical Assistant Association.

•         BLS

Job Summary:

Under the direct supervision, assists the operating surgeon in care of patients in surgery and performs assigned selected duties.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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