CERTIFIED SURGICAL ASSISTANT

Location
Virginia Beach, VA
Posted
May 31, 2016
Closes
Apr 01, 2017
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Job Description:
SENTARA VIRGINIA BEACH GENERAL HOSPITAL
VIRGINIA BEACH, VA

has a wonderful time opportunity to join our team as a Flexi
CERTIFIED SURGICAL ASSISTANT
to work as 1st or 2nd Assistant under direction of Surgeon.

Ideal candidate will have graduated from CAAHEP Surgical Assistant program. We will also consider all applicants certified by NBSTSA (National Board of Surgical Techs and Surgical Assistants); NSAA (National Surgical Assistant Association) and ABSA (American Board of Surgical Assisting) in lieu of CAAHEP program. Must be certified within 6 months of hire.

Day Shift


We have an excellent benefits package; a healthy work/life balance and we are an Equal Opportunity Employer

The Certified Surgical Assistant (CSA) works as a 1st or 2nd assistant to the surgeon and under the direction and supervision of that surgeon may perform specific significant surgical tasks.

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Education Level
Trade School Graduate - SURGICAL ASSISTANT

Experience
Required: None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

Preferred: Surgical Assistant - 2 years

License
Required: Basic Life Support, Cert Surgical Assistant

Preferred: None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

Skills
Required: Active Listening, Communication

Preferred: None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

Other
Graduate of CAAHEP (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs) accredited Surgical Assistant Program required. Graduate of medical school (foreign or domestic) may be substituted for education if currently certified. Will also consider applicants certified prior to the establishment of CAAHEP assistant programs in 1994. Must obtain certification within six months of hire if not available at hire.