Community Health Systems Surgical First Assist - Cardiac Heart Team - PRN in Tucson, Arizona


The Cardiac SurgicalFirst Assist for the Main OR functions as a First Assistant, has receivedspecial Cardiac training or as an additional assistant to the surgeon, withinscope of practice and may provide scrub services within scope or practice inthe operating room during surgical procedures and assists surgical team, asneeded, in any other capacity.



Successfulcompletion of Accredited Surgical First Assistant (RNFA, CFA, or CSA) programrequired.


Required: Two (2) years OR experience as Surgical Techor RN.

Preferred: One (1) year First Assistant experience


Ability to performall surgical skills required to assist Surgeon with procedures.

Cardiac AssistSkills: CABAG, on and off pump, Valve replacement with and without CABAG,Endo-vein retrieval, Complex endo-vascular procedures needed. TAVR experience aplus.

"Required: For CSA or CFA - First Assist certificationand American Heart Association (AHA) BLS.

Preferred: For CSA or CFA - American Heart Association(AHA) ACLS.

Required: For RNFA - current Arizona RN license orcompact state license and American Heart Association (AHA) BLS.

Preferred: For RNFA - First Assist certification, American Heart Association (AHA)ACLS."

Job: Perioperative Services

Organization: Northwest Medical Center Tucson

Location: AZ-Tucson

Requisition ID: 1818552