Surgical Assistant - Certified - Norfolk
Trade School Graduate - SURGICAL ASSISTANT
Required: None, unless noted in the “Other” section below
Preferred: Surgical Assistant - 2 years
Required: Basic Life Support, Cert Surgical Assistant
Preferred: None, unless noted in the “Other” section below
Required: Active Listening, Communication
Preferred: None, unless noted in the “Other” section belowSentara Norfolk General Hospital in Norfolk, VA is recruiting for a full time Surgical Assistant to join our Cardiac Surgical Assistant Team to work a day shift schedule in a 5-suite Cardiac Operating Room.. 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 Cardiothoracic surgeon performing Cardiac and Thoracic cases and under the direction and supervision of that surgeon may perform specific significant surgical tasks.
Facility Highlights: Sentara Norfolk General Hospital is the region's first Magnet Hospital. It is a 525-bed medical center, and home to the area's only Level I Trauma Center, Burn Trauma Unit and Nationally Ranked Heart Program. In addition to a first rate heart program, the hospital is home to Nightingale Regional Air Ambulance and several dedicated facilities and specialized services. Sentara Norfolk General also serves as the primary teaching hospital for undergraduate and graduate education for the adjacent Eastern Virginia Medical School
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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