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.
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The Surgical Assistant (SA) 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.
Trade School Graduate - SURGICAL ASSISTANT
Required: None, unless noted in the “Other” section below
Preferred: Surgical Assistant - 2 years
Required: Basic Life Support
Preferred: Cert Surgical Assistant
Preferred: None, unless noted in the “Other” section below
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.