OR Technician Surgical First Assist

HCA Trinity , FL 34655

Posted 7 months ago

Medical Center of Trinity

Equipped with the best healing practices, brightest medical teams and the most advanced medical technologies, Medical Center of Trinity, a new 290 bed, state-of-the-art, all private room hospital located on a 50-acre campus, serves the fast growing communities of Pasco, Hillsborough and Pinellas Counties. With a healthcare team that brings over 40 years in a clinical setting and a strong dedication to patient-centered care, our talented RNs and medical professionals are always encouraged to learn, grow and thrive in a supportive atmosphere that celebrates the commitment of our people.

The new tech-savvy hospital offers a variety of programs and services including Emergency Care, Heart & Vascular, Spine & Orthopedics, Cancer Care, and Women's Health & Obstetrics. The hospital is also an Accredited Chest Pain Center, has a Community Comprehensive Cancer Program and features a Blue Distinction Center for hip and knee replacement, as well as spine surgery.

Our Leading Technologies:

  • Electronic Health Record (EHR)

  • Patient Tracker

  • Electronic Medical Administration Record (eMAR)

  • Open Bore MRI Scanner

  • da Vinci Robotic Surgery

At Medical Center of Trinity, protecting life is more than our business, it's our heartfelt passion.

Surgical First Assistant

Under the direct supervision of the surgeon the Surgical Tech-First Assist, prepares and maintains the surgical area, scrubs and assists the physician during procedures. Assists the RN in technical functions related to patient care in the OR, the training of others, and functions as a resource within the department.

Assists before, during and after a surgical procedure. Within scope of practice, provides retraction, manipulation of tissues, hemostasis and other functions to ensure good visualization of the surgical field and optimal results for the patient. Performs ligation and approximation of tissues, clamp and electocautery application.

Assists in the preparation of surgical patients. Assists with positioning patients, applications of plaster casts, immobilizers and surgical dressings.

Closes all wound layers (fascia, subcutaneous and skin), under the direct oversight of the surgeon, places tourniquets and catheters, clamps/cuts tissue and assists in applying wound dressings and drainage. Provides local infiltration or the topical application of a local anesthetic and hemostatic agents at the operative site.

Works toward hospital-wide improvement in meeting the SCIP and VTE standards of care.

Contributes to a culture of patient centered care by ensuring a quiet healing environment.

  • Graduate of a CAAHEP (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs) and the State of FL Surgical Assistant Program, OR Medical School Graduate; OR allied health professional having completed 2250 hours surgical rotation Required.

  • Current CFA having completed 350 cases Required.

  • Two years of experience within the last four years Required.

  • Current Certification as First Assistant (CFA) Required

  • Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification through the American Heart Assco.

  • Critical thinking, service excellence and good interpersonal communication skills, ability to read/comprehend written instructions, ability to follow verbal instructions, PC skills

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OR Technician Surgical First Assist

HCA