Float Pool- Surgical First Asst- Ortho
Company: Ascension, A23
Posted on: December 5, 2019
We Are Hiring
Title : Float Pool- Surgical First Asst- Ortho
City, State: Nashville, TN
Location: St Thomas West Hospital
Department: Float Staffing/Ortho
Additional Job Details: PRN, Rotating
Why Join Ascension?
Ascension Saint Thomas is the leading faith-based health care
system in Tennessee and is a part of Ascension , the largest
non-profit health system in the U.S. and the world's largest
Catholic health system. We are committed to delivering
compassionate, personalized care to all, with special attention to
persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable.
What Ascension Saint Thomas has to offer:
Power of Purpose:
For us, work is more than the place we go each day. It's an
environment that nurtures relationships, connects talent, and
understands patients. Our innovative spirit impacts and influences
the community that we serve.
Culture of Teamwork:
We encourage diversity of talents while offering the support of a
Professional Development: By supporting our associates and their
professional development, we ultimately enhance the care and
services we provide to the community. Through this development, our
associates find new opportunities for career advancement.
Ascension Saint Thomas provides a competitive compensation package
inclusive of a wide range of flexible benefit options. We support
work-life balance through generous paid time off and encourage
spirituality in the workplace.
We are a progressive, stable company with 120 years of experience
in delivering world-class personalized care. At Ascension Saint
Thomas, we are actively trying new solutions to help overcome some
of healthcare 's toughest challenges.
What You Will Do
As a Surgical First Asst in the Float Pool at Saint Thomas Health
you will provide direct assistance to surgeons during surgical
procedures. This position may require you to float between multiple
hospitals within Saint Thomas Health.
- Positions patient to give best exposure for surgical procedure,
using stabilizing equipment when necessary, while maximizing
patient comfort and safety.
- Provides visualization of the operative site using appropriate
method, including manipulation of tissue and materials, retraction,
sponging, suctioning and irrigation.
- Utilizes appropriate technique to achieve temporary and
- Assists with body plane closure, application of wound dressings
and securing of drainage systems.
- Assist in room clean up and the removal of the soiled case
cart, supplies, and trash from OR room as needed at the completion
of the surgical case.
- Participates as a surgical team member in the preparation of
the surgical suite according to surgeon's preference cards with
appropriate instruments, resources and supplies.
- Participates as a surgical team member under the supervision of
a physician and/or approved Certified Surgical First Assistant
preceptor. What You Will Need
- Required Credential(s):
- BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association
(AHA) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.
- Certified First Surgical Assistant obtained prior to hire date
or job transfer date. Associates who hired/transferred before
04/30/2018 are not required to hold certification. Education:
- High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or
Associate's degree, or Technical degree required Equal Employment
Saint Thomas Health Services complies with all applicable federal
and state laws prohibiting discrimination in hiring or employment
practices on the basis of citizenship, race, color, religion,
gender, age, national and ethnic origin, disability, or veteran
No question or item on this application for employment is intended
to secure information to be used for such discrimination.
Information obtained through this application will be used solely
to determine qualifications and suitability for employment. This
application will be valid for a period of 90 days from date of
Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to
individuals who have applied for a position using our official
application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of
employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information
Saint Thomas Health participates in the Electronic Employment
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