SURG ASSISTANT EDUCATOR - CERT

Location
Norfolk, VA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Feb 27, 2019
Closes
Mar 27, 2019
Ref
119032BR
Function
Other
Industry
Other
Hours
Full Time
Overview:

Other
Bachelor's Level Degree in Health Sciences/Physiology is required. Must be a certified Surgical First Assistant. 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.

Responsibilities:

The Certified Surgical Assistant/First Assistant/Educator works as a first assistant to the surgeon and under the direction and supervision of that surgeon. The CSA/FA/Educator must have a minimum of a Bachelor¿s in Science degree and have acquired the necessary experience, knowledge, judgment, and skills specific to this expanded role in clinical practice. The CSA/FA/Educator will be responsible for program development, training and educating Certified Surgical Assistants to function proficiently in performing routine SA tasks in addition to significant surgical tasks such as first assist during anastomoses, endoscopic and open vein harvesting, placement of central lines, sternotomy and groin dissection for femoral artery access/cannulation.

Qualifications:

Education Level
Bachelor's Level Degree - HEALTH SCIENCE OR
Trade School Graduate - SURGICAL ASSISTANT

Experience
Required: Surgical Assistant - 5 years

Preferred: None, unless noted in the "Other" section below

License
Required: Basic Life Support, Cert First Assistant, Cert Surgical Assistant

Preferred: None, unless noted in the "Other" section below

Skills
Required:

Preferred: None, unless noted in the "Other" section below

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