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Surgical First Assist - East Carolina Heart Institute OR

Job ID: 953419
Facility: Vidant Medical Center
Location: Greenville, NC
FT/PT: Full-Time
Reg/Temp: Regular
Date Posted: Jul 12, 2022

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Job Description

Vidant Health

About The East Carolina Heart Institute

The East Carolina Heart Institute is the first in North Carolina devoted exclusively to education, research, treatment, and prevention of cardiovascular diseases. The institute is associated with Vidant Medical Center and East Carolina University. The primary facilities that make up the Heart Institute are located on the campuses of Vidant Medical Center and ECU’s Brody School of Medicine. We use the most advanced equipment and techniques to manage both familiar and rare cardiovascular problems. Our integration of basic science and clinical research, along with the clinical practice of medicine and surgery, ensures that patients receive the latest, most promising treatment options based on thorough review of their individual needs.

Position Summary

The Surgical First Assistant will support the intraoperative surgical first assisting with all and any assigned surgical speciality teams.The role will help expedite surgical productivity, provide as second assist as needed and first assist for surgeon when residents are not available.

Minimum Requirements

High School + 2 plus years of formal training/education is required.

Certification in Surgical Assistant/Surgical First Assistant is required.

Graduates from a CAAHEP accredited programs go on to earn their CSA/CFA

The following certifications may be accepted:

National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA)/CSFA
American Board of Surgical Assistants (ABSA)/SA-C,
National Assistant at Surgery Certification (NASC) or CCI Institute/ CRNFA

2+ years of experience as a Surgical First Assistant in a hospital Operating Room setting is preferred.

Other Information

Full time with benefits.  This position is at the ECHI.  

General Statement

It is the goal of Vidant Health and its entities to employ the most qualified individual who best matches the requirements for the vacant position.

Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of all pre-employment screenings, which may include an occupational health screening, criminal record check, education, reference, and licensure verification.

We value diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.   Decisions of employment are made based on business needs, job requirements and applicant’s qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other status protected by law. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint.

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