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Certified Surgical First Assist

Tennova Healthcare

Tennova Healthcare

Clarksville, TN, USA
Posted on Wednesday, September 13, 2023

Certified Surgical First Assist

FT Days



As a CSFA at Tennova Healthcare-Clarksville you’ll play a vital role in doing what you do best- providing quality care to our patients. Our certified surgical first assists enjoy a robust benefits package including COMPETITIVE COMPENSATION, health insurance, 401k, flexible scheduling, 100% licensure/certification reimbursement, Tuition Reimbursement, and up to $10K for student loan payments



  • High School Graduate or equivalent
  • Graduate of Surgical Technician School or 2 years experience as surgical scrub technician
  • Graduate of advanced surgical training as Surgical 1st Assist
  • First Assistant certification required
  • Current BLS required
  • Must be credentialed through hospital medical staff office
  • 1 year experience as a Surgical First Assist preferred.
  • Interpersonal and communication skills necessary to address patients, families and hospital personnel
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced, ever changing environment
  • Ability to flex hours and shifts due to fluctuations in patient acuity and staff availability.
  • Good hand dexterity.

About the Job:

The Surgical Technician 1st Assistant as an assistant to the surgeon handles instruments, supplies and equipment necessary during the surgical procedure. The ST/FA, through active participation, assists in planning, implementing and ensuring quality patient care during the operative procedure.

Tennova Healthcare – Clarksville

Tennova Healthcare- Clarksville is a 270 bed, full service, outstanding, acute care medical facility with a 24/7 emergency room, 24/7 laboratory, and 24/7 respiratory services. Tennova Clarksville has been designated as an Accredited Chest Pain Center, a Blue Distinction® Center for Maternity Care, a Wound Care Center of Distinction, and earned the Gold Seal of Approval from The Joint Commission