Surgical Assistant - Operating Room

Charlottesville, VA
Jul 09, 2018
Mar 08, 2019
Full Time

Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital in Charlottesville, VA is recruiting for a full time is recruiting for a full time Surgical Assistant to join our Surgical Assistant Team to work 11am to 7pm FTshift. 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 S.A. 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 Martha Jefferson Hospital, located in Charlottesville,VA, is a Magnet status, 176-bed facility featuring all patient-friendly private rooms. Since it’s founding more than 100 years ago, Sentara Martha Jefferson has constantly evolved to meet the diverse healthcare needs of the patients who trust us with their care. Today, our vision is as clear as it was to our founders. We will continue to set the standard for clinical quality and personalized healthcare services. Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital was recognized by Soliant Health as the 2012 Most Beautiful Hospital in America,

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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 also consider applicants certified prior to the establishment of CAAHEP assistant programs in 1994.


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.


Education Level
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

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