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FIRST ASSIST

Universal Health Services


Location:
DENISON, TX
Date:
09/21/2017
2017-09-212017-10-21
Job Code:
162443
Categories:
  • Healthcare
  • Behavioral Health
  • Cardiology
  • OR / PACU
  • Ambulatory Care
  • Nurse Practitioner
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FIRST ASSIST

Job Code:  162443
Facility: Texoma Medical Center
Location: DENISON, TX US
Region:
Travel Involved: None
Job Type: Full Time
Job Level:  Experienced (Non-Manager)
Minimum Education Required: Certification 
Skills:  
Category: Nursing
FTE: 1.0
Position Summary:

Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) is one of the nation's largest and most respected health care management companies, operating through its subsidiaries acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers nationwide. Founded in 1978, UHS subsidiaries now have more than 65,000 employees. The UHS business strategy is to build or purchase health care properties in rapidly growing markets and create a strong franchise based on exceptional service and effective cost control. Our success comes from a responsive management style and a service philosophy based on integrity, competence and compassion.

 

Texoma Medical Center, a 351-bed healthcare system has been providing quality health care to the residents of North Texas and Southern Oklahoma since 1965. Our main campus is located in Denison, Texas, approximately one hour north of the Dallas/Fort Worth area and just south of the Texas/Oklahoma border. In addition, we have numerous facilities in locations throughout the Texoma region.

Since 1965, TMC has forged a special relationship with the people of North Texas and Southern Oklahoma. Texoma residents have come to depend on TMC to meet a spectrum of physical, mental and spiritual needs. TMC has responded with unique services to provide the kind of sophisticated, experienced care that was once was available only in major metropolitan areas. We offer major specialty services including open heart surgery and neurosurgery. Advanced resources such as certified trauma care support TMC's role as a regional specialty center.

Position Summary:   The FA is responsible for the safety of the patients while under going surgical procedures, assists with the supervision of non-professional personnel, anticipating the needs of the surgical team and provides such services while maintaining an aseptic and safe environment. The FA is a specialty trained individual who participates and actively assist the surgeon in the performance of the surgical procedure. The FA will be granted privileges to first and second assist in all surgical specialities according to the level of their traning and abilities and functions under the supervision of the attending surgeon. The type of surgical assistance needed is determined by the attending surgeon.

 
Requirements
CST Certification. Graduate of a formal FA Certificate or Degree program. Endovascular Vein Harvesting training and experience. Cardiovascular training and experience. Three (3) letters of Recommendation from surgeons who have had recent opportunity to observe the professional and personal behavior of the employee. Over two (2) years of scrub or first assisting experience in the OR. Current CPR certification. ACLS certification within 30 days of employment. Certified Operating Room Nurse (CNOR) Must be able to identify and competently address needs of populations served and serves as a patient advocate. Must be able to take call. Moderate computer skills.


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