Surgical Assistant-Operating Room

Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Jan 26, 2017
Closes
Oct 28, 2017
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
The Surgical Assistant is responsible for providing assistance to the surgeons in the performance of all procedures done in the operating room. The surgical assistant to the surgeon during the operation does so under the direction and supervision of that surgeon and in accordance with hospital policy and appropriate laws and regulations

A surgical Assistant shall not perform the following tasks;

1. Perform any surgical procedure independently.
· One to two years recent experience as a surgical assistant.

· CPR Certified

· Current certification as Surgical Assistant

· Current operating room scrub and /or assisting experience within the past 3 years.

Completed Surgical Assistant Program or graduate of a physician assistant program or Medical degree graduate
2. Prescribe any medications or controlled substances

3. Write any progress notes or orders on hospitalized patients, except operative notes.


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