Surgical Assistant - Certified

Location
Woodbridge, VA
Posted
Jun 12, 2018
Closes
Jul 31, 2018
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Job Description: Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center in Woodbridge, VA is looking for a PRN/Flexi Surgical Assistant to join our Surgical Assistant Team to work as needed in our state of the art OR. 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.

Facility Highlights: Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center is a 183-bed not-for-profit hospital located in Woodbridge, Va. We combine the resources of a major health system with the compassionate, personalized care of a community hospital.

We offer quiet, private rooms and high quality care focused on safety and patient satisfaction. Our clinical services include advanced imaging, cancer services, cardiovascular care, emergency care, lab services, orthopedics, weight loss services and more, all powered through Sentara eCare®, a comprehensive electronic medical record system.


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.

    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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