Surgical Assistant -Certified - Williamsburg

Location
Williamsburg, VA
Posted
Dec 07, 2017
Closes
Jun 27, 2018
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Job Description: Sentara Williamsburg Regional Medical Center in Williamsburg, VA is recruiting for a full time Surgical Assistant to join our Team in the Surgical Assistant department to work a day shift schedule. We would prefer a candidate who has a minimum of 2 years of experience working as a Surgical Assistant and a graduate of a CAAHEP SA program. We will consider all candidates certified by NBSTSA (National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting), NSAA (National Surgical Assisting Association), or ABSA (American Board of Surgical Assisting) in lieu of CAAHEP SA program graduate.

Department/Position Overview: This position will work as a 1st or 2nd assistant to the surgeon and under the direction and supervision of that surgeon may perform specific significant surgical tasks. SA's will work in a variety of specialties to include Orthopedics, Urology, OB/Gyn, Vascular, ENT and General Surgery.

Facility Highlights: Sentara Williamsburg Regional Medical Center, a Certified Primary Stroke Center, has 145 licensed beds and features the latest healthcare technologies, serving the region with the life-saving capabilities of an ultra-modern medical center.
The hospital offers a full range of medical care from emergency heart catheterization to all-inclusive obstetrics care where patients are able to stay in one room. The hospital also provides advanced imaging and “smart” operating rooms. Sentara Williamsburg Regional Medical Center has also achieved Magnet® recognition, the nation's highest honor for excellence in nursing.


Sentara Benefits: Sentara employees strive to make our communities healthier places to live. We're setting the standard for medical excellence within a vibrant, creative, and highly productive workplace. For more information about our employee benefits, CLICK HERE!

Join our team, where we are committed to quality healthcare, improving health every day and providing opportunity for training, development and growth!
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    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 consider all applicants certified by NBSTSA (National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting), NSAA (National Surgical Assisting Association), and ABSA (American Board of Surgical Assisting) in lieu of CAAHEP SA program graduate. Must obtain certification within six months of hire if not available at hire.

    Keyword: First Assist

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