Job Description

Certified First Assistant

Cancer care is all we do

Hope in healing

Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA®) takes a unique and integrative approach to cancer care. Our patient-centered care model is founded on a commitment to personalized medicine, tailoring a combination of treatments to the needs of each individual patient. At the same time, we support patients’ quality of life by offering therapies designed to help them manage the side effects of treatment, addressing their physical, spiritual and emotional needs, so they are better able to stay on their treatment regimens and get back to life. At the core of our whole-person approach is what we call the Mother Standard® of care, so named because it requires that we treat our patients, and one another, like we would want our loved ones to be treated. This innovative approach has earned our hospitals a Best Place to Work distinction and numerous accreditations. Each of us has a stake in the successful outcomes of every patient we treat.

Job Description:

The first assistant provides aid in exposure, hemostasis, and other technical functions, which will help the surgeon carry out a safe operation with optimal results for the patient.  This role will vary considerably with the surgical operation and the specialty area. The first assistant will also be responsible for the knowledge and technical skills needed to operate a variety of mechanical devices to accomplish this task. 

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Four years Surgical First Assisting experience or will accept an Associate’s Degree with a minimum of two years of experience as a Surgical First Assist
  • Diploma from an accredited school of surgical assisting

·BLS Certified

Certified as a Surgical Assistant through the National Surgical Assistant Association and/or the National Commission for the Certification of Surgical Assistants

We win together

Each CTCA employee is a Stakeholder, driven to make a true difference and help win the fight against cancer. Each day is a challenge, but this unique experience comes with rewards that you may never have thought possible. To ensure each team member brings his or her best self, we offer exceptional support and immersive training to encourage your personal and professional growth. If you’re ready to be part of something bigger and work with a passionate, dynamic group of care professionals, we invite you to join us. 

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