Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Hendersonville
Join a family of caregivers who provide whole person care; body - mind - spirit to people living in communities accross Western North Carolina.
AdvenHealth Hendersonville offers the uncommon compassion of a hometown community hospital powered by the support of a national healthcare system enabling it to provide services, technologies, and facilities to meet the whole health needs of our communities.
Faith based organization that extends Christ's healing ministry to every person, every time.
Co-workers who feel like family and together deliver on our Service Standards Keep Me Safe, Love Me, Make it Easy, and own it.
As a part of the more than 1,100 team members who make up AdventHealth Hendersonville, you will enjoy competitive salaries, exceptional benefits and opportunities for growth and leadership development.
PRN as needed
You Will Be Responsible For
Possess knowledge and understanding of anatomy, physiology and operative techniques related to the surgical specialty.
Positions patient safely; pads and protects bony prominences.
Follows aseptic technique, when opening sterile supplies and setting up procedures for all procedures.
Demonstrates knowledge and skills to use various surgical insstruments and retractors.
Demonstrates knowledge of care of tissue and specimens. Identifies specimens to circulating nurse and scrubs.
Provides assistance to the surgeon during procedures, using protractors to provide exposure, providing hemostasis suturing, would dressing. Anticipates the needs of the surgeon during the procedure.
Assist with operating room counts (instruments, sharps, sponges): follows proper procedures in the event of an incorrect count.
Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/healthcare errors.
Appropriately responds to the patient in an emergency or physically distressful situation.
Prioritizes cases and assign first assist(s) based on patient acuity and physician need.
What You Will Need
Able to communicate effectively in English, both verballly and in writing required.
Surgical First Assistant certification required
Possesses the knowledge and technical skills to (1) serve as first assistant during surgery, (2) provide education and competency assessment and validation for surgical technicians when needed.
At AdventHealth, Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ is our mission. It calls us to be His hands and feet in helping people feel whole. Our story is one of hope — one that strives to heal and restore the body, mind and spirit. Our more than 80,000 skilled and compassionate caregivers in hospitals, physician practices, outpatient clinics, urgent care centers, skilled nursing facilities, home health agencies and hospice centers are committed to providing individualized, wholistic care.