Surgical Assistant - Certified - Operating Room

Location
Charlottesville, VA
Posted
Jun 18, 2018
Closes
Jul 28, 2018
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Job Description: Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital is hiring a Surgical Assistant - Certified for the Operating Room. Completion of Surgical Assistant required - two (2) years experience preferred.

Hours/Shift: Full Time (Day Shift)

Department/Position Overview:
The Operating Room includes eight (8) operating suites providing surgical care to both in-patients and out-patients.

Facility Highlights:
Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital, located in Charlottesville, VA, is a Magnet status, 176-bed facility featuring all patient-friendly private rooms. Since its founding more than 100 years ago, Sentara Martha Jefferson has constantly evolved to meet the diverse healthcare needs of the patients who trust us with their care. Today, our vision is as clear as it was to our founders. We will continue to set the standard for clinical quality and personalized healthcare services. Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital was recognized by Soliant Health as the 2012 Most Beautiful Hospital in America,


Sentara Benefits:

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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.

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.

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