The Surgical First Assistant is responsible for assisting the physician throughout the intra-operative phase, as well as contributing to the delivery of quality patient care by working with other surgical team members during the preoperative and immediate postoperative phases.
The following are eligible candidates for the position:
1) Certified Surgical First Assistant, OR
2) College degree in health related field with five years of first assisting experience
Licensure or Certification:
1) BCLS certified.
2) Tennessee Physician Quality Verification Organization
3) Credentialing privileges through the medical staff
1) Experience in first assisting a surgeon preferred.
Demonstrates a commitment to service, organization values and professionalism through appropriate conduct and demeanor at all times
Adheres to and exhibits our core values:
Reverence: Having a profound spirit of awe and respect for all creation, shaping relationships to self, to one another and to God and acknowledging that we hold in trust all that has been given to us.
Integrity: Moral wholeness, soundness, uprightness, honesty and sincerity as a basis of trustworthiness.
Compassion: Feeling with others, being one with others in their sorrows and joys, rooted in the sense of solidarity as members of the human community.
Excellence: Outstanding achievement, merit, virtue; continually surpassing standards to achieve/maintain quality.
Maintains confidentiality and protects sensitive data at all times
Adheres to organizational and department specific safety standards and guidelines
Works collaboratively and supports efforts of team members
Demonstrates exceptional customer service and interacts effectively with physicians, patients, residents, visitors, staff and the broader health care community
This position requires a criminal background check. Therefore, you may be required to provide information about your criminal history in order to be considered for this position.
Catholic Health Initiatives and its organizations are Equal Opportunity Employers.CB