Ortho - Spine - Neuro First Assist

HCA Chattanooga , TN 37402

Posted 5 months ago

Parkridge Medical Center

Chattanooga, TN

Ortho / Spine / Neuro First Assist

Shift Details: Full Time Days with Rotating Weekends

Parkridge Medical Center, a 275 bed facility, has served the community for nearly 40 years. Over the years, we have built a reputation for advanced technology and compassionate care, making us a hospital of choice for patients seeking quality treatment in the community. From our comprehensive cardiac services program to orthopedics and oncology care at The Sarah Cannon Cancer Center at Parkridge, we are proud to be one of Chattanooga's best hospitals for healing.

Parkridge Medical Center was the first hospital in the area to offer robotic surgery, and features the area's most knowledgeable and experienced robotic surgery team. The Parkridge Medical Center Emergency Department is an Accredited Chest Pain Center, making it a natural choice for those suffering from cardiovascular events when every minute matters.

Parkridge Health System facilities are proud to be a part of the Hospital Corporation of America (HCA), the nation's leading provider of healthcare services. With 163 hospitals and 113 freestanding surgery centers across America and in the United Kingdom, HCA offers the widest variety of clinical and non-clinical career opportunities.

Be a part of an organization that invests in you. Submit your application and help us raise the bar in patient care!

Job Summary

  • Demonstrates skill and consideration for the safety and welfare of the patient in performing surgical assistant duties

  • Assists in the turnover of the OR room

  • Assists in preparing the operating room and performs assigned support duties during surgical procedures.

  • Assists team members in selecting and preparing routine supplies, instruments, and equipment for surgical procedures.

  • Checks all instruments for workability prior to usage, displaying knowledge of instrument and content of set.

  • Maintains and performs a count of sponges, sharps and instruments according to departmental policies and procedures.

  • Handles specimens in accordance with acceptable infection control guidelines.

  • Assists in returning equipment and instruments to proper locations following departmental procedures.

  • Determines specific equipment needed per procedure and assists in procuring the equipment

  • Selects and places x-rays for reference

  • Assists in moving and positioning patients

  • Provide retraction of tissue and organs for optimal visualization with regard to tissue type and appropriate retraction instrument and/or technique.

  • Assists in maintaining hemostasis by direct pressure, use and application of appropriate surgical instrument for the task, placement of ties, placement of suture ligatures, application of chemical hemostatic agents, or other measures as directed by the surgeon.

  • Use electrocautery, mono and bipolar

  • Clamp, ligate, and cut tissue per surgeon's directive

  • Close wound layers per surgeon's directive.

  • Assist with resuscitation of patient during cardiac arrest or other life threatening events in the operating room

  • Perform any other duties or procedures incident to the surgical procedure deemed necessary and as directed by the surgeon

HCA Benefits

HCA TriStar Division offers you a total rewards package to support your health, life, career and retirement. Some of our benefits offered include:

  • 401K Plan

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Student Loan Repayment

  • Newly Extended Family Leave

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision

  • Life and Disability Insurance

  • Paid Time Off

  • Employee Discount Program

  • Employee Stock Purchase Program

  • Flexible Spending Accounts

We are an equal opportunity employer and we 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.

  • 4 or more years Spine/Ortho, Spine/Neuro surgery experience

  • Education required: Graduate of accredited Registered Nurse (RNFA-C), Physician Assistant (OPA-C), or Surgical First Assistant (CSTFA) Program

  • Current BLS required

  • Must be competent in first assisting responsibilities in an OR setting (Spine required)

icon no score

See how you match
to the job

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Mobile App Icon
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
App Store Icon Google Play Icon
lc_ad

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Certified OR Tech Ortho And Spines

HCA

Posted 2 weeks ago

VIEW JOBS 11/23/2019 12:00:00 AM 2020-02-21T00:00 Parkridge Medical Center Chattanooga, TN Certified OR Technician - Ortho and Spines Shift Details: Full Time | Days | Schedule could be 10a-6p or 11a-7p | Rotating Weekends | Call Required Parkridge Medical Center, a 275 bed facility, has served the community for nearly 40 years. Over the years, we have built a reputation for advanced technology and compassionate care, making us a hospital of choice for patients seeking quality treatment in the community. From our comprehensive cardiac services program to orthopedics and oncology care at The Sarah Cannon Cancer Center at Parkridge, we are proud to be one of Chattanooga's best hospitals for healing. Parkridge Medical Center was the first hospital in the area to offer robotic surgery, and features the area's most knowledgeable and experienced robotic surgery team. The Parkridge Medical Center Emergency Department is an Accredited Chest Pain Center, making it a natural choice for those suffering from cardiovascular events when every minute matters. Be a part of an organization that invests in you. Submit your application now and help us raise the bar in patient care! Position Summary: * Demonstrates knowledge of human growth and development, assessment, range of treatment, and care of patients appropriate to the ages of patients served. * Promotes customer service initiatives. * Functions as scrub person during operative procedures. * Demonstrates ability to perform technical skills and procedures. * Assists in the intra-operative care of the patient by performing technical duties as assigned * Deliver compassionate, holistic care, while supporting the rights and dignity of all patients. * Maintain a safe work environment. HCA Benefits HCA TriStar Division offers you a total rewards package to support your health, life, career and retirement. Some of our benefits offered include: * 401K Plan * Tuition Reimbursement * Student Loan Repayment * Newly Extended Family Leave * Medical, Dental, and Vision * Life and Disability Insurance * Paid Time Off * Employee Discount Program * Employee Stock Purchase Program * Flexible Spending Accounts We are an equal opportunity employer and we 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. * Must be a graduate of an accredited Surgical Technician program * Surgical Technician certification required * BLS Certification current * 1 Year of surgery experience preferred in the following areas: General, GYN, Urology, Plastics, and Orthopedics. HCA Chattanooga TN

Ortho - Spine - Neuro First Assist

HCA