SURGICAL ASSISTANT - CERTIFIED

Location
Norfolk, VA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Oct 02, 2018
Closes
Dec 27, 2018
Ref
116639BR
Function
Other
Industry
Other
Hours
Full Time
Overview:

SENTARA NORFOLK GENERAL HOSPITAL
NORFOLK, VA

has a wonderful, full time opportunity to join our team as a
CERTIFIED SURGICAL ASSISTANT
to work as 1st or 2nd Assistant under direction of Surgeon.

Ideal candidate will have graduated from CAAHEP Surgical Assistant program. We will also consider all applicants certified by NBSTSA (National Board of Surgical Techs and Surgical Assistants); NSAA (National Surgical Assistant Association) and ABSA (American Board of Surgical Assisting) in lieu of CAAHEP program. Must be certified within 6 months of hire.

Rotating Shifts

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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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We have an excellent benefits package; a healthy work/life balance and we are an Equal Opportunity Employer

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.

Responsibilities:

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.

Qualifications:

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

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