Surgical Assistant - Certified

Location
Suffolk, VA
Posted
Jul 11, 2018
Closes
Aug 20, 2018
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Job Description: Sentara BelleHarbour in Suffolk is looking for a full time Surgical Assistant to work in our state of the art outpatient Medical Center opening in November. The Center will open with one OR room and one procedure room and have the capacity to grow to two OR rooms and two procedure rooms.

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 BelleHarbour, a state of the art outpatient medical center brings board-certified doctors and comprehensive services to the heart of North Suffolk. From 24-hour emergency care with a 30 minute guarantee to a variety of clinical services and access to family doctors and specialists, Sentara BelleHarbour is here to serve your medical needs.

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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