CarolinaEast Health System is dedicated to quality and compassionate care across the Coastal Carolina region. The flagship of the health system is a 350 bed full service medical center housing a complete complement of inpatient and outpatient services with the latest technology. CarolinaEast Health System employs 2,500 dedicated team members. We have physician practices in various specialties spanning four counties. Our employees create a culture of excellence that connects our patients to the same level of care that is usually found at larger medical centers while maintaining a friendly, community feel throughout our facilities. CarolinaEast offers a comprehensive benefits package to all full time employees as well as benefits to part time plus and part time employees. Job Summary: This position will provide aide and exposure, hemostasis, closure and other intraoperative technical functions that help the surgeon carry out a safe operation with optimal results for the patient. The surgical assistant performs these functions during the operation under the direction and supervision of the surgeon and in accordance with hospital policies and appropriate laws and regulations. This position is for an open heart team member, so open heart experience is preferred.
Busy Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular (CTV) programs. The CVOR CFA works as a First Assist to Cardiovascular Surgeons. Some common procedures that the CFA will first assist on are coronary artery bypass, aortic valve replacement and mitral valve surgery. 250-300 open heart cases a year. The CFA will autonomously harvest vein for CVOR and vascular cases. Other job duties include assisting with all CTV cases. CFA's play a hands-on role in surgical procedures by controlling bleeding, suturing incisions and wounds and intervening if complications arise.
Minimum Requirements: Successful graduate of a Surgical First Assistant Program and is certified as a Surgical First Assistant. One to two years of CVOR experience is required. Possess the ability to effectively communicate with physicians, staff, and coworkers. Must maintain current CPR certification.
**Hourly rate does not include CVOR differential**
**Sign-on bonus of $10,000.00 for candidates with one year or more experience**
**Relocation reimbursement of $5,000.00 based on our guidelines**
Internal Number: 14570
About CarolinaEast Health System
CarolinaEast Medical Center, located in picturesque New Bern, North Carolina, is at the heart of the CarolinaEast Health System. This 350 bed, full service facility houses a full compliment of inpatient and outpatient services. In addition to comfortable medical/surgical areas, the medical center has dedicated units for heart care, critical care, intensive care, women's care, pediatric care, orthopedic care, surgical care and cancer care. Since beginning our service to the region in 1963, CarolinaEast Health System has kept pace with the expanding health care needs of our rapidly growing community. Leading edge health care practices have driven our successes over the years. Our visionary medical staff, currently comprised of over 230 board certified physicians keenly in tune with the medical needs of our region, have been a strong force behind our successfully meeting those needs. Our doctors, partnered with our staff of over 1800 caring medical professional and support personnel, means our patients will have a team that will work together with the patients good health at the center of their mission. From diagnosis, through treatment, rehabilitation and on to recovery you can trust that ... When It Comes To Health Care, All You Need to Know is CarolinaEast.