1+ months

Certified Surgical First Assistant

HCA Healthcare
Hendersonville, TN 37075




Are you looking for a company that places integrity over their bottom line? Here at HCA, our everyday decisions are founded on compassion. Apply today and join a team that is dedicated to serving others in need.

You contribute to our success. Every role has an impact on our patients lives and you have the opportunity to make a difference. We are looking for dedicated professional like you to be a part of ourSurgical Servicesteam. Join us in our efforts to better our community!

TriStar Hendersonville Medical Center, a 159-bed hospital about 15 minutes outside of Nashville, has provided high-quality health care to residents of Sumner and surrounding counties for over 40 years. The facility is the first Accredited Chest Pain Center in Sumner County and is a Certified Primary Stroke Center. The Birth Center at TriStar Hendersonville, featuring Sumner Countys only Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), hosts spacious LDRP suites and a lactation boutique for inpatient and outpatient services. In addition to its main hospital campus, other affiliates include TriStar Womens Imaging Hendersonville, The Outpatient Center at Hendersonville, TriStar Portland ER and TriStar Portland Diagnostic Center.

TriStar Hendersonville Medical Centeris looking for aFirst Assistant.



  • Assists in preparing theoperating room and performs assigned support duties during surgical procedures.
  • Ensures all instruments function properly prior to usage, displaying knowledge of instrument and content ofset.
  • Assists the RN inprioritizing implementation of physicians orders according to the patientsneeds.
  • Performs weekly and monthlyspecialty assignment.
  • Assists in procuringinstrumentation in accordance with surgeons preference card, knowledge of theprocedure, in consideration of the anatomy involved. Anticipates the needs of patients andprocures instrumentation according to those needs.
  • Assists team members inselecting and preparing routine supplies, instruments and equipment for thesurgical procedure according to the procedural card.
  • Readies all positioningdevices deemed necessary by procedure, surgeon preference and patientpre-operative assessment.
  • Identifies and transportspatients as needed assists with shaving the operative site when indicated. Secures all necessary x-rays whenappropriate.
  • Assists the scrub nurse tomaintain an accurate account of sponges, sharps, and instruments according todepartmental policies and procedures.
  • Assures that the procedureinformation is documented on the procedural cards for future referenceaccording to policy and procedure.Documents patient positioning, required supplies, equipment andinstruments to maintain current doctor's preference card
  • Regularly assists in theorientation and training of other personnel.
  • Sets up instrument stand withdrapes, sutures, power tools, and other instruments in accordance with theoperating surgeons Preference Card.
  • Opens drape pack, followingbasic aseptic technique. Assist firstAssistant or surgeon in draping patient to establish the sterile field inaccordance with AORN Standards and Recommended Practices for Perioperative Nursing.

Healthcare Corporation of America (HCA) is a community of 94,000 Registered Nurses and 38,000 active physicians. We have over 1,900 facilities ranging from hospitals, freestanding ERs, ambulatory surgery centers, and urgent care clinics. Our facility based staff continues to raise the bar in patient care. Ten HCA hospitals have been named in IBM Watson Healths top 100 best-performing hospitals based on patient satisfaction and operational data.

If you are looking for an opportunity that provides satisfaction and personal growth, we encourage you to apply. We promptly review all applications. If you are highly qualified you will hear from one of our managers. Come unlock the possibilities and apply today!

We are an equal opportunity employer and 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.


  • High School Diploma/GED
  • Surgical Certification from accredited First Assist accreditation body
  • BLS Certification


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Posted: 2020-01-02 Expires: 2020-03-10

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Certified Surgical First Assistant

HCA Healthcare
Hendersonville, TN 37075

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